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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Citigroup shareholders voted down a pay package for the bank's top executives. A new startup is partnering with major universities to offer online courses for free. Ever since the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima, reactors have been shut down one by one, and now only one remains -- but there's a push to get them restarted. Commentator Robert Reich says history shows the economy has grown faster during periods where we've taxed the rich more. And in the latest from Freakonomics Radio, Stephen Dubner talks about the hidden side of corporate social responsibility.

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Five big schools, including Princeton and University of Pennsylvania, will begin offering free classes on the web. It's all part of a new venture backed by Silicon Valley venture capitalists.
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No nuke Japan

Since Fukushima, Japan has shuttered all but one nuclear reactor. Now the debate to restart has begun.
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