Playlist: Structured default for Greece, lower household incomes
Posted by Chau Tu
For Marketplace, Monday, October 10, 2011
France and Germany announced a plan on letting Greece go through a structured default. The median household income in the U.S. has dropped. We heard how how small towns manage to cope with the loss of a major local company. Attitudes about the environment are changing. Commentator Justin Wolfers gave his thoughts on the merits of student loan forgiveness. Two Americans were rewarded the Nobel Prize for economics. Netflix announced the end of Qwikster, even before it launched. And we heard about the latest on Occupy Wall Street. Here are the songs we played:
- Myriad Harbor – New PornographersBuy
- Blue Night – DJ/rupture
- When You Love Somebody – The Parson Red HeadsBuy
- Mercury – The One AM RadioBuy
- Something Came Over Me – Wild FlagBuy
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?