Marketplace Weekend

with Lizzie O'Leary

Women bandits, language bias and ... yep, those tariffs

June 01, 2018

We take a dive into the history and psychology of women robbers, the ones out there in the real world and also the ones on the big screen in the form of "Ocean's 8," which hits theaters this month. We sat down with Olivia Milch, the film's co-writer and co-producer, to ask what's up with all the remakes and what it will take for women to have their own original blockbusters. Also, how new tariffs affect the U.S.'s credibility with our trading partners, biased language in job listings and a story of solar power in Puerto Rico. Plus, what is FIFA's role in promoting LGBT rights as the World Cup heads to Russia this month? (06/01/2018)

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Marketplace Weekend® has concluded production as of July 2018. The show was hosted by Lizzie O’Leary and told powerful stories from economies both large and personal.