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Playlist: The Gap in China, robots in the workforce

Chau Tu Oct 14, 2011

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Friday, October 14, 2011

Focus on the euro debt crisis is now focusing on Italy. Health insurer Blue Shield of California is giving $283 million back to its customers this year. Credit card holders are paying back their debts in time. The Gap will be closing down a fifth of its North American stores, but expanding in China. Commentator Farhad Manjoo talked about why people need to get used to coexisting with robots in the workplace. We took a look at the unique location of Zuccotti Park, the current center of Occupy Wall Street in New York. And we have the weekly wrap with Marketplace’s Heidi Moore and Bloomberg’s Lizzie O’Leary, and small talk with the Dinner Party Download. Here are the songs we played:

  • Taco Wagon – Young Fresh FellowsBuy
  • Nightfood – TussleBuy
  • Moonshine – MatlockBuy
  • The High Road – Broken BellsBuy
  • It.122 – Alexander Robotnick Ludus PinskyBuy

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