Marketplace Weekend for Friday, June 27, 2014
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This week on Marketplace Weekend, Lizzie O'Leary and Quartz's Zach Seward discuss what's next for internet TV company Aereo after a Supreme Court decision ruled their service illegal. 44 percent of Americans consider themselves 'middle class,' down 9 percent from five years ago. What does middle class mean, anyway? Marketplace's David Gura recaps President Obama's plan for paid family leave. $2 trillion lives under the table in the U.S., we look at a few listener stories that exist in the gray area. Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson tells us why New York is changing their payphones. And, since it's the weekend, it's time for brunch. Andrea Chang from the LA Times and Buzzfeed's Ken Bensinger discuss what's on their plate.
Posted In: maternity leave, News
The White House Summit will stress the U.S.'s poor record on paid family leave.
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Posted In: New Mexico, space, space travel, News
Virgin Galactic hopes to bring space and terrestrial tourists to New Mexico.
Posted In: Aereo, ABC vs. Aereo, News
This week the Supreme Court pulled the rug out from streaming service Aereo.
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