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.
White House Summit on Working Families

U.S. lags behind the rest of the world in paid leave

The White House Summit will stress the U.S.'s poor record on paid family leave.
Posted In: maternity leave, News
Hot Dog

Hot dog, it's a holiday week

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Space tourism: Still for the future, New Mexico learns

Virgin Galactic hopes to bring space and terrestrial tourists to New Mexico.
Posted In: New Mexico, space, space travel, News

Tech IRL: A second life for pay phones

Cities try turning neglected telephones into wi-fi hotspots.
Posted In: pay phones, wifi, New York City, News

My money story: Writer Anna Holmes

Writer and Jezebel creator Anna Holmes tells us how money shaped her upbringing.
Posted In: Opinion
New Study Names San Francisco As Most Expensive To Buy A Home

Defining the new middle class

A recent poll shows that fewer Americans call themselves middle class.
Posted In: middle class, News

Dov Charney, the World Cup and Aereo over Brunch

Recapping the week with Andrea Chang of the L.A. Times and Buzzfeed's Ken Bensinger.
Posted In: brunch, Aereo, Dov Charney, News

If Aereo is dead, what's next in the evolution of TV?

This week the Supreme Court pulled the rug out from streaming service Aereo.
Posted In: Aereo, ABC vs. Aereo, News

The gray market: An invisible $2 trillion economy

The rise of jobs in the shadows.
Posted In: News

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Day 4
Samba De Uma Nota Só (One Note Samba)
Stan Getz
One Day
Ce Jeu
Still Sound
Toro Y Moi
Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
Rob Viktum
Rising Son
Takuya Kuroda

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