Aug 3, 2011

Marketplace for August 3, 2011

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Marketplace for August 3, 2011

Segments From this episode

As recovery stalls, more Americans seek food assistance

Aug 3, 2011
One state -- Alabama -- added over a million to the food assistance rolls as tornadoes and the economy affected families

Summer Reading: Roy Choi

Aug 3, 2011
Coloring outside the lines and rediscovering L.A. with <em>On the Road</em>

Everybody loses as the FAA remains unfunded

Aug 3, 2011
Congress has gone on vacation without funding the FAA. Now inspectors have to work without pay, and the nation goes $1.2 billion short

Cut taxes for young professionals

Aug 3, 2011
Millions of Americans are out of work. Millions are just beginning their careers. So what can be done in this jobless recovery?

Economic indicators are good...and bad

Aug 3, 2011
Are we spending or saving? What's behind the growth in auto sales? Are U.S. companies hiring or firing? Yes, depending on your perspective.

Letters: U.S. credit, free TV and being number two

Aug 3, 2011
Going over listener's responses to past broadcasts. This week: the credit ratings agencies versus the U.S.; investors and entitlements; paying for TV; and being number two in the world.

How locals saved a furniture company in Ohio

Aug 3, 2011
Three years ago, Norwalk Furniture was about to close for good. That didn't sit well with a dozen Ohio families, who now run the company

Chinese people show frustration over corruption

Aug 3, 2011
After a high-speed train crash last month -- and the government's reactions afterward -- some Chinese are beginning to publicly show anger and resistance

Music from the episode

One Chance Apollo Brown
My President Instrumental Icons