Marketplace Music

Playlist: Grad student loans, China’s robot factory workers

Ryan Faughnder Aug 2, 2011

Posted by Ryan Faughnder

For Marketplace Morning Report, Tue., Aug. 2, 2011

The debt ceiling deal goes to the Senate floor. Grad students will feel the pain of the cuts. Medicare and health care are once again on the chopping block. Chinese factory owner Foxconn will use robots to replace some of its workforce. Marketplace’s Stephen Beard reports on how Iceland is coming out of the financial crisis faster than countries in the Eurozone such as Ireland. The Senate today debates new rules governing mortgage services. At our debt ceiling after party, analyst Juli Niemann explains how Congress made all those tough choice without actually making tough choices. And finally, PBS Kids is working on a Mister Rogers sequel.
Here are the songs we played:

  • World in My Eyes – Depeche ModeBuy
  • Gimme Shelter – Yoyo International OrchestraBuy
  • Savage Beast – MadvillainBuy
  • Pebble to a Pearl – Nikka CostaBuy

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