Nov 23, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 23, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about a Texas judge's decision to block new rules from the Obama Administration that would make employees eligible for overtime pay; look at a surge in "rage donations" from Clinton voters frustrated over Trump's victory;…

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“Rage donations” turn frustration into hard cash for nonprofits

Nov 23, 2016
Since the election, a new phenomenon appears to be emerging: so-called “rage donations.” Across the country, progressive nonprofits are reporting an unprecedented surge in donations, as disappointed Clinton voters channel their frustration into hard cash for the causes they support.…
Hillary Clinton speaks during a news conference at the New Yorker Hotel on Nov. 9 in New York City. Clinton conceded the U.S. presidency to Republican challenger Donald Trump.
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More people are traveling over the Thanksgiving weekend

Nov 23, 2016
Gas is cheap, but the economy’s doing better, too.
Traffic crawls on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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Federal judge blocks Obama's overtime rule

Nov 23, 2016
New rules from the Department of Labor would make more white-collar workers eligible for overtime pay. Now they're on indefinite hold.
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Is the Democratic Party open to working with Trump?

Nov 23, 2016
Obama's new overtime rules, Trump's relationship with Democrats, and an accidental Twitter banning.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about a Texas judge’s decision to block new rules from the Obama Administration that would make employees eligible for overtime pay; look at a surge in “rage donations” from Clinton voters frustrated over Trump’s victory; and chat with Marketplace’s Ben Johnson about the new season of his “Codebreaker” podcast, which tackles the question of whether technology can save us.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC