Dec 2, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for December 2, 2016

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On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, a look at President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet picks and potential future policy. Plus, a discussion of the Dakota Access Pipeline and a report from Scott Tong on fracking. Later, Wired science contributor Zoë Schlanger talks about office microbiomes and why they could be making you sick. The band Local Natives takes the Marketplace Quiz. 

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Taylor Rice and Kelcey Ayer from the band Local Natives take the Quiz.
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A look at the conflict at Standing Rock

Dec 2, 2016
And what we know so far.
Protesters continue to camp out near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, even as cold weather hits.
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Your office could be making you sick

Dec 2, 2016
Microbiomes like the ones in the workplace can be a hotbed of germs.
Most of the buildings we work in are completely sealed off from the outside world, in part to help save on heating and cooling costs. But this can also mean that when someone gets sick, the germs just circulate through the ventilation system.
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Long and Short: Minimum wage and Gilmore Girls

Dec 2, 2016
And how we define the working class.
How'd you feel about the "Gilmore Girls" revival?
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On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, a look at President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks and potential future policy. Plus, a discussion of the Dakota Access Pipeline and a report from Scott Tong on fracking. Later, Wired science contributor Zoë Schlanger talks about office microbiomes and why they could be making you sick. The band Local Natives takes the Marketplace Quiz.