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Marketplace for Thursday, November 5, 2015

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Pickier job hunters during the holiday season; the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership; and our trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama — a city powered by manufacturing.  

Segments From this episode

My Economy

My Economy: What full employment actually looks like

by Kai Ryssdal , Tommy Andres and Bridget Bodnar Nov 5, 2015
Manufacturing in Alabama and hopes for the future.

El Niño blamed for spike in global food prices

by Annie Baxter Nov 5, 2015
Heavy rains caused by El Niño are hurting crops in some parts of the world.

Retailers are competing — for holiday workers

by Andy Uhler Nov 5, 2015
More of them work in shipping rather than in the store.

Why you probably won't be audited by the IRS

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Nov 5, 2015
If you’re really rich or really poor, you’re more likely to hear from the IRS.

A glimpse at the nitty-gritty of the giant trade deal

by Tracey Samuelson Nov 5, 2015
The text includes details on tariffs on a slew of incredibly specific goods.

Large companies stoke the fires in Indonesia’s peatlands

by Kai Ryssdal and Robert Garrova Nov 5, 2015
Vegetation has been cleared by burning for years, but now it’s out of control.

Music from the episode

Delta Rice Oil Boom
My Red Hot Car Squarepusher
The Motto Drake, Lil Wayne
The Message (feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee) Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Duke Bootee
Sunshine Atmosphere

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