Marketplace Music

Playlist: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell ends

Chau Tu Sep 20, 2011

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell officially ended today, which means gays who were forced out of the military can now re-enlist — if there are spaces available. Bob Moon spoke to Harvard economics professor Roland Fryer, a new recipient of the MacArthur Genius Grant. Flu shots are back at pharmacies, and they may be selling more than just a simple vaccination. Chinese fake IDs are in high demand. Sociology professor Sudhir Venkatesh talked about the underground economy. If Republicans and Democrats can agree on raising taxes on the rich, there could be across-the-board cuts coming. And can U.S. banks handle European debt? Here are the songs we played:

  • Fall Back (instrumental) – Dear Jayne Ft. The DreamBuy
  • Two Matchsticks – The Wooden BirdsBuy
  • The Tallest Man, the Broadest Shoulders Part I: The Great Frontier Part II: Come to Me Only With Playthings Now – Sufjan StevensBuy
  • Champions – Dan the AutomatorBuy
  • Rocket – Working For a Nuclear Free CityBuy

We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.

Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.

In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.

Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.