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Jul 12, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about a rejection of China's claims to much of the South China Sea; efforts to raise bail for those arrested during the protests over the recent police killings of black men; and making an efficient and creative use of space in New York.

Segments From this episode

Why Black Lives protesters need public's help with bail

Jul 12, 2016
A tactic of organized protest is to refuse bail. That's not what's going on here.
Officials keep an eye on a small group of protesters staging a silent protest at the Baton Rouge City Hall on Monday over the Alton Sterling shooting.
Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images

A new idea for New York restaurants

Jul 12, 2016
A new app turns closed eateries into workspaces for hire.
Will restaurants become the next co-working space? Spacious, a new startup, is betting yes.
Spacious

Obama's hopes for the future of health care

Jul 12, 2016
Since the start of Obamacare, 20 million more Americans have insurance.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on the Affordable Care Act in Washington, D.C. back in 2013. During the event, Obama defended the reasons why the Affordable Care Act was originally implemented. 
Win McNamee/Getty Images

Bicycle classes help Maine refugees get around town

Jul 12, 2016
Classes teach how to repair and maintain bicycles for those who can't yet drive.
Papy David Musongela (right) works on his bike with instructor Ainsley Judge (left). 
Caroline Losneck

Medium-sized raises at a big bank

Jul 12, 2016
JPMorgan Chase announces pay raises for entry-level workers.
JPMorgan Chase is giving 18,000 employees a bump in pay.
Andrew Burton/Getty Images

China rejects South China Sea ruling

Jul 12, 2016
Claims over the South China Sea, a JPMorgan Chase pay raise, and the future of Obamacare.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about a rejection of China’s claims to much of the South China Sea; efforts to raise bail for those arrested during the protests over the recent police killings of black men; and making an efficient and creative use of space in New York.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC