Dec 1, 2009

Marketplace for Tuesday, December 1, 2009

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Marketplace for Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Segments From this episode

Jobs may suffer when stimulus runs out

Dec 1, 2009
The Congressional Budget Office says the stimulus created or saved anywhere from 600,000 to 1.5 million jobs. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on what will happen when the stimulus money goes away.

Clunker crushers may get more time

Dec 1, 2009
The government is considering extending the deadline for auto recyclers to finish wrecking cars traded in under the Cash for Clunkers program. Alisa Roth reports.

Program pays top dollar for extra power

Dec 1, 2009
Massachusetts has launched a program that lets home and business owners who generate their own power sell it back to the electric company for a nice price. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Court delves into Florida beach dispute

Dec 1, 2009
A group of homeowners in Florida have sued state and county officials for a beach renovation project they say has deprived them of their property rights. Steve Henn reports.

Kurzarbeit helps Germany save jobs

Dec 1, 2009
Unlike the U.S., Germany has managed to stave off massive job losses. Amy Scott reports on one way Europe's largest economy has dodged the bullet.

Philanthropy's big buzzwords of 2009

Dec 1, 2009
Philanthropy consultant Lucy Bernholz talks with Kai Ryssdal about the top charity-related buzzwords of 2009, a year in which she says necessity was the mother of social innovation.

Groups come together for AIDS support

Dec 1, 2009
A lot of charities have had to get together to survive. Kai Ryssdal has the story of two AIDS support groups that have joined forces.

Afghanistan plan to exceed $30 billion

Dec 2, 2009
In his address to the nation, President Obama says the deployment of 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan will cost $30 billion. But the actual cost will be higher, as Marketplace's John Dimsdale explains to Kai Ryssdal.

Music from the episode

We Belong Together Mariah Carey
The Weakest Shade of Blue Pernice Brothers
The Storm King DMX Krew