Segments From this episode
Following the 9/11 attacks, many Muslim charities in the U.S. were forced to shut down. But others were able to grow and prosper.
While the global recession hit many countries hard, thus far Australia has escaped much of the financial chaos. But now its one dimensional job market may be its downfall.
Much of the jobs plan that Obama announced last night seems similar to previous stimulus packages we've already seen. What makes this time different?
Free elections are set for this fall in the Arab Spring countries of Tunisia and Egypt. But will democracy progress without the promised funding from European leaders?
Last night, President Obama proposed a huge new plan to move the economy forward. We speak to Richard DeKaser, who thinks it might be just the ticket to helping our financial woes.
Obama's jobs package was announced last night. We spoke to the man in charge of the country's second largest city, Los Angeles, about how his constituents can benefit from the plan.
Solyndra, a solar company, was the great hope of moving forward on green job creation. Now, the firm has filed for bankruptcy and is under investigation by the government.
Some have great expectations for President Obama's jobs plan if it passes Congress. But is half a trillion really enough money to stir up the huge economy of the U.S.?
Bank of America could be laying off as many as 40,000 workers. A few years ago, it would have been hard to imagine the banking giant was spreading itself too thin.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 9, 2011