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
Marketplace is on a mission.
We believe Main Street matters as much as Wall Street, economic news is made relevant and real through human stories, and a touch of humor helps enliven topics you might typically find…well, dull.
Through the signature style that only Marketplace can deliver, we’re on a mission to raise the economic intelligence of the country—but we don’t do it alone. We count on listeners and readers like you to keep this public service free and accessible to all. Will you become a partner in our mission today?