Aug 29, 2011

Marketplace for August 29, 2011

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Marketplace for August 29, 2011

Segments From this episode

New economic adviser for Obama

Aug 29, 2011
President nominates a labor economist, Alan Krueger, for chairman of White House Council of Economic Advisers, as the administration focuses attention on jobs.

Vermont not spared from Hurricane Irene

Aug 29, 2011
Business owners in Vermont assess the damage from flash floods caused by Hurricane Irene.

U.S. military looks to cut its addiction to oil

Aug 29, 2011
The need to maintain oil supply lines in combat puts soldiers at risk

Demand for compostable products grows

Aug 29, 2011
But finding a place to toss them where they'll actually break down is difficult.

Ry Cooder on the protest songs of today

Aug 29, 2011
Musician Ry Cooder explores a number of genres on his new album, which was inspired by the current economy and the protest songs of the past.

Music from the episode

The Matador Has Fallen Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi