Jun 2, 2017

06/02/2017: Hello, summer! Goodbye, summer jobs!

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This week, Marketplace's Scott Tong explains the latest developments after President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Lizzie O'Leary talks with David Tamarkin, the editor in chief of Epicurious, about the importance of home cooking. Plus, retail expert Matt Sargent talks with Lizzie about the decline of typical teen jobs. 

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What now for climate change in the US?

Jun 2, 2017
President Trump has withdrawn the U.S from the Paris Agreement on climate change. The Obama administration had ratified it along with 147 other countries back in 2015; it was a landmark deal, with 190 countries agreeing to some of its components. So what now for the U.S. on climate change? Scott Tong from our Sustainability […]

The value of cooking at home isn't all about money

Jun 2, 2017
And it's not that hard, either.
Beer-steamed mussels with chorizo.
Photo by Chelsea Kyle, food styling by Joanna Keohane

What if the social safety net isn't safe anymore?

Jun 2, 2017
Food banks and other organizations are coming up with contingency plans in case funding is cut from the federal budget.
Volunteers sort food at the West Side Campaign Against Hunger food pantry in New York City.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

There's a reason your teen is sitting on the couch this summer

Jun 2, 2017
Malls are dying and taking those the rite-of-passage jobs with them.
If mall jobs are falling by the wayside, how can teens get entry-level experience?
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

UK markets fluctuate days before election

Jun 2, 2017
On June 8,  the U.K. goes to the polls, again. This “snap” election is set against the backdrop of last year’s referendum on Britain’s membership to the European Union.  Following the “yes” vote on Brexit, then-Prime Minister, David Cameron stepped down.  Now his successor Theresa May is hoping to shore up her position as the […]

This week, Marketplace’s Scott Tong explains the latest developments after President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Lizzie O’Leary talks with David Tamarkin, the editor in chief of Epicurious, about the importance of home cooking. Plus, retail expert Matt Sargent talks with Lizzie about the decline of typical teen jobs.