Apr 27, 2017

04/28/2017: What’s stressing you out about the economy?

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Our latest Marketplace-Edison Anxiety Poll found that 18- to 24-year-olds were feeling pretty stressed about the economy. So we asked you to tell us about what was giving you anxiety, and you had a lot to say. Plus: we explore the branches of government and what happens if they fail to do what they should. Then, BuzzFeed's Doree Shafrir talks about her new novel "Startup," which casts a critical light on the tech world. Finally: We're making a Marketplace Weekend playlist on Spotify! Send us your best weekend jams and we'll add 'em.

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The novel 'Startup' casts a critical eye on the tech world

Apr 27, 2017
BuzzFeed writer Doree Shafrir explains the mostly 'macho' startup culture.
Doree Shafrir is a senior culture writer for BuzzFeed News.
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What happens when government breaks the rules

Apr 28, 2017
How do the three branches of government run when things aren't going according to plan?
NFL players Anquan Boldin and Malcolm Jenkins have twice lobbied Congress for criminal justice reform.
Win McNamee/Getty Images

We asked what was stressing you out about the economy. You had a lot to say.

Apr 28, 2017
A mother and son sit down to discuss their financial anxieties.
While most Americans aren't as anxious about the economy as they used to be, 18- to 24-year-olds are still feeling the stress.
Frederick Florin/Getty Images

Our latest Marketplace-Edison Anxiety Poll found that 18- to 24-year-olds were feeling pretty stressed about the economy. So we asked you to tell us about what was giving you anxiety, and you had a lot to say. Plus: we explore the branches of government and what happens if they fail to do what they should. Then, BuzzFeed’s Doree Shafrir talks about her new novel “Startup,” which casts a critical light on the tech world. Finally: We’re making a Marketplace Weekend playlist on Spotify! Send us your best weekend jams and we’ll add ’em.