Mar 10, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 10, 2016

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Airing on Thursday, March 10, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about charges against former president of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva; possible changes for the workforce in France; and the secret life of a food critic

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Francois Hollande goes after France's sacred work week

Mar 10, 2016
France's President wants to lower unemployment by reducing worker protections.
Francois Hollande delivers his speech as he presents his New Year wishes to Employment and Unions forces at the Economic, Social and Environemental Council in Paris, on January 18, 2016. With the unemployment rate in France at 10 percent, Hollande's newest proposal may make changes that may include getting rid of the 35-hour work week.
YOAN VALAT/AFP/Getty Images

A new power line roils scenic New Hampshire

Mar 10, 2016
The power line will bring cheaper hydropower from Canada, but residents want it out of sight.
The White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Margot Podkova/Flickr

Discovering Los Angeles, one bite at a time

Mar 10, 2016
Food critic Jonathan Gold discusses the new documentary, "City of Gold"
L-R) Sundance Film Festival Director, Special Programs and Senior Programmer Caroline Libresco, food critic Jonathan Gold, and filmmaker Morgan Neville speak at Cinema Cafe during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 29, 2015 in Park City, Utah. The documentary will be released tomorrow.
Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Sundance

A departure at VW

Mar 10, 2016
Changes in Europe, the VW emissions scandal, and a pork chop sandwich.

Airing on Thursday, March 10, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about charges against former president of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva; possible changes for the workforce in France; and the secret life of a food critic

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC