Jun 17, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, June 17, 2016

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On this weekend's show, we look at the history of shareholder value, the idea that companies must put profits and stockholders before employees, customers and anything else. Listeners weigh in on their tips for living frugally with kids, and Marketplace's Stephen Beard looks at the ramifications of England potentially leaving the European Union.

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Online empathy in the wake of Orlando

Jun 17, 2016
The psychology of processing tragedy and grief is transformed by social media.
A man lays down roses to honor each victim of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando as people gather outside of the Stonewall Inn in New York City. 
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On this weekend’s show, we look at the history of shareholder value, the idea that companies must put profits and stockholders before employees, customers and anything else. Listeners weigh in on their tips for living frugally with kids, and Marketplace’s Stephen Beard looks at the ramifications of England potentially leaving the European Union.