Dec 9, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, December 9, 2016

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This week, Marketplace's Kimberly Adams and Bloomberg's Joe Wiesenthal play the Long and Short game. We also stop by the Public Theater in New York to talk with Pulitzer-prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage about her new play "Sweat." Marketplace's Sally Herships explains why one of the most iconic shopping destinations in the U.S. is also tangled up in politics, and Marketplace's Scott Tong discusses the future of environmental and energy policy in a Trump administration. Plus, Marketplace tech host Ben Johnson brings us a story of surveillance from the podcast Codebreaker.

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Lynn Nottage on 'Sweat' and the American economy

Dec 9, 2016
Can a work of art capture the feeling of the economy?
Johanna Day, Michelle Wilson, Miriam Shor, and Carlo Albán in Sweat, written by Lynn Nottage and directed by Kate Whoriskey, running at The Public Theater. 
Credit: Joan Marcus

This week, Marketplace’s Kimberly Adams and Bloomberg’s Joe Wiesenthal play the Long and Short game. We also stop by the Public Theater in New York to talk with Pulitzer-prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage about her new play “Sweat.” Marketplace’s Sally Herships explains why one of the most iconic shopping destinations in the U.S. is also tangled up in politics, and Marketplace’s Scott Tong discusses the future of environmental and energy policy in a Trump administration. Plus, Marketplace tech host Ben Johnson brings us a story of surveillance from the podcast Codebreaker.