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The Greek debt crisis by the numbers

Marketplace's Paddy Hirsch explains the Greek debt crisis.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, debt

Conversations about mobility, live from Aspen

A special episode, broadcast from the Belly Up and Aspen Ideas Festival.

About Behind The Blue Line

America’s police are in the spotlight as recent high-profile incidents have raised questions about use of force, racial profiling and the potential militarization of police departments. Marketplace Radio's eight-part series Behind The Blue Line: The cost of a changing police force examines both the financial and the societal costs of American policing today. We challenge assumptions by reporting on the flawed process of counting the number of civilian deaths at the hands of police and by exploring whether efforts to diversify police departments actually make a positive difference when policing in communities of color. Our series considers workplace issues, such as officer training and police stress on the job. Marketplace delves into economic considerations: the effect and cost of increasing technology in the workplace, and how this trend is changing police culture. Finally, we explore how shrinking public budgets have contributed to a growth in the private policing industry. 

Show us your commute's #WeakLink

In a collaboration with crowdsourced navigation app Waze, we're looking at weak links in transportation.
Posted In: weak link, Transportation, waze, freeways, driving, cars

President Obama: the full interview

A conversation on the future of international trade.
Posted In: Obama, video, President Obama, obama video, kai ryssdal, TPP, trade, China

Marketplace Investigates: Homeless in L.A.

With homelessness on the rise, we take a look at the people behind the statistics.

Video: 'Game of Thrones,' Facebook and the GDP Explained

What's Gross Domestic Product? It’s like if Westeros from 'Game of Thrones' had a Facebook page. Get it? You will.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, GDP, Facebook, Game of Thrones
Marketplace video If You Give a Kid a Laptop

Video: If you give a kid a laptop

...she's going to ask how to use it. An animated look at the digital classroom.
Posted In: edtech, one to one, 1:1, education tech, education technology, iPad, chromebook, school tech, k12, if you give a kid a laptop

Video: Homeless in LA

A newcomer to a homeless encampment tells his story.
Posted In: homeless

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