Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Finding diversity in sports leadership

David Brancaccio Feb 19, 2015
HTML EMBED:
COPY
Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Finding diversity in sports leadership

David Brancaccio Feb 19, 2015
HTML EMBED:
COPY

With the deadline closing in, Greece asks for an extension, but Germany is not interested. More on that. Plus, while Europe and the wider financial system have been doing some planning in case Greece were forced off the euro, its the kind of uncertainty that could upset global market. This is among the factors that U.S. policy makers have to consider when deciding when to raise interest rates. We’ll also talk about combating racism and promoting diversity in the world of sports with Ken Shropshire, author of “Sport Matters: Leadership, Power, and the Quest for Respect in Sports.”

We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.

Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.

In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.

Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.