Mariam Baksh

Editorial Intern


Mariam Baksh is the former editorial intern in Marketplace's DC Bureau. She's a graduate of American University's investigative track in journalism and public affairs and is particularly interested in economics, technology and democracy.

Latest Stories (4)

Many banks still won't take pot money

Nov 10, 2016
Legal marijuana made huge gains this week, but business owners say they need a place to store all that green.
Marijuana plants in Washington, D.C. 
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Six surprising measures on the ballot today

Nov 8, 2016
Yes, marijuana legalization is a big issue for lots of states, but what about other measures that affect the economy?
Voters cast their ballots.
Hill Street Studios

The cost of hosting a presidential debate

Oct 7, 2016
Washington University in St. Louis says it's not about the money.
Steve Givens, chair of the presidential debate steering committee at Washington University in St. Louis. "We do hang a lot of banners; we don't want anyone to forget where they are,” he said.
Kimberly Adams/Marketplace

Trump versus Clinton on corporate taxes

Sep 27, 2016
Revenue? Yes. Jobs? Not so much.
Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump leave the stage after the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on Monday.