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Cocaine, sex and power make for a juicy read. Reporter Heidi Moore shares her summer reading pick "Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man: A Memoir," which she says parallels the addictions to money and power on Wall Street that contributed to the financial crisis.
New parents often will go to great lengths to get the for their baby. The latest trendy item for baby are designer diapers, so babies can stikll look their best with their pants off.
Author William Powers talks to Kai about how information overload is not an ancient problem, but a modern one, along with ideas on how to combat the deluge of information people face everyday.
It isn't cheap to travel these days, what with the cost of fuel and air travel, but commentator Robert Reich proposes a few of his ideas to get more bang for his buck -- and his weight.
A theater troupe of day laborers for day laborers, Teatro Jornalero, performs educational plays about labor and immigration laws, mixed in with the challenges day laborers face.
Marketplace for Wednesday, June 30, 2010