Jun 29, 2018

"Democracy needs to be more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner"

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(U.S. Edition) Voters in Mexico are headed to the polls this Sunday to pick a new president. The frontrunner? Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador. We'll look at the platform he's running on and how he plans to take the country in a…

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Dan Schulman, left, the CEO of PayPal, on stage with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio at the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival.
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Mexican elections could bring shift to the left

Jun 29, 2018
Voters in Mexico go the polls on Sunday for nationwide elections to pick a new president, members of Congress, and regional and local leaders. The front-runner for president by a long shot is Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known by his initials…

(U.S. Edition) Voters in Mexico are headed to the polls this Sunday to pick a new president. The frontrunner? Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador. We’ll look at the platform he’s running on and how he plans to take the country in a very different direction than President Enrique Peña Nieto. Afterwards, we’ll talk to PayPal CEO Dan Schulman about how different Americans’ financial experiences can be, especially those from underserved communities. Today’s podcast is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org/advisors), Indeed (Indeed.com/marketplace), and Pitney Bowes (PB.com/morning). (06/28/2018)

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