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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, June 5, 2015
Jun 5, 2015

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, June 5, 2015

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On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, Lizzie O'Leary speaks with Kai Ryssdal about his interview with President Obama. Drian Juarez of the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Transgender Economic Empowerment Project discusses the changing employment landscape for trans people. Later, Lizzie heads to Baltimore to talk with a community organizer, and she discusses online communities of all stripes with Marketplace Tech's Ben Johnson and USC Annenberg's Karen North. Mark Haskell Smith speaks with Lizzie about his adventures in naked traveling (and the booming nude tourism industry), and Marketplace Weekend remembers musician Jean Richie. 

Segments From this episode

Living at risk in Baltimore

Jun 5, 2015
Conversations about communities sometimes happen only in crisis.

Tech IRL: Online Communities

Jun 5, 2015
Can producing videos for niche audiences make money?

Economics and the transgender community

Jun 5, 2015
As the conversation about identity moves forward, small employers are catching up.

The business of being naked

Jun 5, 2015
Nude tourism is an industry worth hundreds of millions of dollars per year.

On this episode of Marketplace Weekend, Lizzie O’Leary speaks with Kai Ryssdal about his interview with President Obama. Drian Juarez of the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Transgender Economic Empowerment Project discusses the changing employment landscape for trans people. Later, Lizzie heads to Baltimore to talk with a community organizer, and she discusses online communities of all stripes with Marketplace Tech’s Ben Johnson and USC Annenberg’s Karen North. Mark Haskell Smith speaks with Lizzie about his adventures in naked traveling (and the booming nude tourism industry), and Marketplace Weekend remembers musician Jean Richie.