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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, August 12, 2016

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership — now. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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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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The Marketplace Quiz

Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia take the Marketplace Quiz

by Hayley Hershman Aug 12, 2016
Act one: A money-inspired personality quiz.

As the ocean warms, changes on the job for Rhode Island lobstermen

by Andy Uhler Aug 12, 2016
A trip to the docks in Newport, Rhode Island.

How has money changed your community?

by Marketplace Weekend Staff Aug 12, 2016
Has it changed for the better?

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