Playlist: Ben Bernanke, a fellowship for entrepreneurs
Posted by Chau Tu
For Marketplace, Friday, August 26, 2011
In a speech today, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said there was little else he and the Fed can do to help the economy. The government, meanwhile, launched a new website today where the public can can oversee the work of federal agencies. The northeast U.S. is preparing for Hurricane Irene this weekend.
Citizens in China have been warned to expect power outages twice a week this summer due to the dwindling energy supply. Commentator Parag Khanna talked about what “leading from behind” means for Libya. And Bob Moon spoke with founder Andrew Yang and Harvard senior Gabby Bryant about Venture for America, a nonprofit fellowship program. Here are the songs we played:
- Dani California – Red Hot Chili PeppersBuy
- Son of Neckbone – Beastie BoysBuy
- Call It What You Want – Foster the PeopleBuy
- Northside Diehard – MatlockBuy
As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.
Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.
Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.