Playlist: Food prices and rom coms
Posted by Chau Tu
For Marketplace, Thursday, June 9, 2011
Outputs of corn and other crops are low, which could mean higher prices for the global food market. Germany has decided to increase its fossil fuel power generation. The Supreme Court upholds a $290 million patent-infringement ruling against Microsoft. Rob Schmitz concluded his three-part series on education in China today with a story about one school in Beijing that is — against the norm — promoting creativity and independent thinking. Tess paid a visit to a Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America event in Los Angeles and spoke to NACA CEO Bruce Marks about mortgage loans. Slate film critic Dana Stevens talked about the dire future of romantic comedies. And photographer Robin Hasty spoke about her series on the economic crisis. Here are the songs we played:
- Life’s a Dream – Built to SpillBuy
- Song in Three – Here We Go MagicBuy
- I Do Believe You Are Blushing – UnrestBuy
- Chaz’s Bull City Rag – Phil Cook & His Feat
- You’re My Excuse to Travel – BathsBuy
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