Prior to working as a staff reporter at Marketplace David freelanced for Marketplace from New Orleans and St. Louis. Prior to that he worked odd jobs in Seattle, Alaska, Mexico and New York.  He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog.

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Features by David Weinberg

Left behind in Silicon Valley

Traditional middle class jobs—and families—are feeling the tech pinch.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, income inequality, social mobility

Organizing India's Informal Workers

Creating economic stability for India means transforming the informal economy.
Posted In: India, street vendors, loans

The informal economy collides with India’s boom

A street vendor and a manufacturing success story reveal the limits of India's economy.
Posted In: India, Royal Enfield, exports, manufacturing, street vendors, News
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King waves to supporters during the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963.

Why 'Selma' can't show video from Martin Luther King Jr.'s speeches

Estate's stewardship of Martin Luther King Jr.'s papers can produce odd results.
Posted In: MLK, intellectual property, civil rights
Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa and a giant visual aid.

'Fiscal year' explainer ... in verse!

The mnemonic device you've been waiting for: Limerick defines a fiscal year.
Posted In: fiscal year, limericks

With 'Into the Woods,' Disney goes dark

Disney's latest fairy tale movie is an uncharacteristic exploration of adult themes.
Posted In: disney, movies, broadway, Entertainment
Shoppers stand and the de rigeuer sales sign at a mall in St. Louis, Missouri.

Attention, discount shoppers: The psychology of sales

Sales create a sense of urgency, getting people in the door. Do they work as a retail strategy?
Posted In: holiday shopping, auto sales, discount
AMC Theatre 84th Street, in New York City.

Subscription services stage a comeback

More businesses are selling their services by the month. Unlimited movies, anyone?
Posted In: AMC, subscription models, movie subscription, movie theaters
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen.

How will the Fed respond to plummeting oil prices?

Cheap oil could make the Fed cautious about raising interest rates. Or not.
Posted In: Oil, gas prices, The Fed, Federal Reserve
Jackie Duong, left, sits with Sandra Johnson Darby, tax associate, as her taxes are done at the H&R Block office on April 15, 2013, in Miami Beach, Florida.

H&R Block bundles taxes and health insurance

Policy is a direct result of the way taxes and healthcare have become linked by the Affordable Care Act.
Posted In: H&R block, Affordable Care Act, tax service

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