Aug 12, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, August 12, 2016

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On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, Marketplace reporter Reema Khrais and Slate words correspondent Katy Waldman go long and short on racial wealth inequality, Harry Potter, Whopperitos and women's gymnastics coverage. Marketplace Washington bureau chief Andrea Seabrook rehashes Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's economic proposals and we continue our listener conversation about work-life balance. Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia take the Marketplace Quiz, Marketplace's Tracey Samuelson reports on refugees in the U.S. and we hear from lobstermen working on the docks in Newport, Rhode Island. 

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Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia take the Marketplace Quiz

Aug 12, 2016
Act one: A money-inspired personality quiz.
Ira Glass, left, and Mike Birbiglia previously worked together on the film "Sleepwalk With Me."
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As the ocean warms, changes on the job for Rhode Island lobstermen

Aug 12, 2016
A trip to the docks in Newport, Rhode Island.
Lobster fishing regulations have changed as the ocean warms.
Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

How has money changed your community?

Has it changed for the better?
 Fort Greene is one of the numerous neighborhoods in Brooklyn experiencing gentrification.
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On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, Marketplace reporter Reema Khrais and Slate words correspondent Katy Waldman go long and short on racial wealth inequality, Harry Potter, Whopperitos and women’s gymnastics coverage. Marketplace Washington bureau chief Andrea Seabrook rehashes Donald Trump’s and Hillary Clinton’s economic proposals and we continue our listener conversation about work-life balance. Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia take the Marketplace Quiz, Marketplace’s Tracey Samuelson reports on refugees in the U.S. and we hear from lobstermen working on the docks in Newport, Rhode Island.