Mar 16, 2011

Marketplace for March 16, 2011

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Marketplace for March 16, 2011

Segments From this episode

GE's nuclear role is contradicting to its green self

Mar 16, 2011
General Electric has lately been trying to re-brand as a green company, but now there's negative attention on its role in the nuclear crisis in Japan.

Businesses, supply chains shut down in Japan

Mar 16, 2011
Japan's businesses try to survive despite shut-off transportation, road blockages and the nuclear crisis.

Nuclear power is here to stay

Mar 16, 2011
Countries are debating the role of nuclear power in their energy policies. So what does nuclear energy offer?

The Addiction Economy: Russia's illnesses come with high costs

Mar 16, 2011
Russia's low birth rate and high death rate may have huge consequences for its economic prospects. So the government is taking action.

Japan's automakers struggle to restart

Mar 16, 2011
Toyota extended its Japanese plant closures. Even as others resume production, the fallout spreads globally to factory floors and bottom lines.

Letters: Young birders, disaster relief in Japan

Mar 16, 2011
Kai Ryssdal goes over listener responses to past shows. This week: young birders speak out, the state of public radio, and the new ways to donate to disaster relief.

Doing business with Gaddafi again

Mar 16, 2011
Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi says his forces are beating back rebel forces. If he retains power, will foreign nations do business with him again?

Music from the episode

Hourglass Gravenhurst
Saturday (feat. E-40, Too $hort, Nate Dogg) Warren G, Nate Dogg, E-40, Too $hort