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Marketplace for Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Sep 22, 2015

Marketplace for Tuesday, September 22, 2015


Fahrverg-fail; Mark Zuckerberg's attempt at education reform; and management consultants for a refugee crisis.

Segments From this episode

What happens when big philanthropy efforts fail?

Sep 22, 2015
A new book explores the flaws in Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark schools.
Dale Russakoff's "The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?" explores the flaws in one group's plans to reform education in New Jersey.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Streaming services start to even the score

Sep 22, 2015
Revenue from services like Spotify are offsetting the slide in digital downloads.

Will you stick with Apple Music?

Sep 22, 2015
If you're an early adopter, the free ride ends next week.

President Xi Jinping talks business in Seattle

What do U.S. firms dreaming of expansion in China hope to get from the visit?

Germany calling McKinsey to help with refugee crisis

Sep 22, 2015
Management consultants reportedly would help speed the processing of migrants.

Pope's flight path altered by tardy president

Sep 22, 2015
His flight had to make a few loops.

Pope Francis's global metaphor for wealth and climate

Sep 22, 2015
He sees a rich northern hemisphere whose pollution damages the poor in the south.

The Volkswagen scandal is bigger than we thought

Sep 22, 2015
Dan Neil weighs in on the emissions hack of 11 million diesel vehicles.
The Environmental Protection Agency says that Volkswagen had installed software into tens of thousands of its diesel cars to manipulate emissions test results. 
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Fahrverg-fail; Mark Zuckerberg’s attempt at education reform; and management consultants for a refugee crisis.

Music from the episode

Missing Words Mark Ronson, The Business Intl
Breaking Down Florence + The Machine
Animal Miike Snow
Fa-Fa-Fa Datarock