Mar 14, 2019

Forget a no-deal Brexit, it’s a no-Brexit Brexit

The UK Parliament just voted to delay Brexit. Today we look at how the 27 other European countries will fare whenever this thing finally goes through. Plus, a business of security robots and the housing market along the border.

Segments From this episode

Watch Kai Ryssdal interview a robot security guard

Mar 14, 2019
They record video, collect data and they're popping up in public spaces around the country.
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Border life: A unique housing market in McAllen

Mar 14, 2019
Editor’s note: Marketplace’s Andy Uhler spent a week reporting about doing business on the Texas-Mexico border during a time of intense debate over U.S. immigration policy and the push by President Donald Trump to build a border wall. Below is…
A two-story home for sale in McAllen, Texas on Feb. 1 2019. The median home value in McAllen is about $140,000.
Andy Uhler/Marketplace

After the grounding of its 737 planes, can Boeing's messaging convince flyers?

Boeing faces a tough public relations challenge in the coming months, following two crashes and the grounding of its 737 planes. The question is, how will the company control the messaging to the air-faring public? Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal spoke…
A LEAP engine is pictured on the first Boeing 737 MAX airliner is pictured at the company's manufacturing plant, on Dec. 8, 2015, in Renton, Washington.
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Brexit stands to hurt the rest of the EU, too

Mar 14, 2019
With the limelight on Britain, it's easy to lose sight of wider ramifications.
BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 26: European Union (L) and British Union Jack flags hang at a meeting for British citizens living in Germany to discuss the implications of Great Britain leaving the European Union, known popularly as Brexit, on May 26, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. On June 23, 2016, UK citizens will vote on a post-legislative referendum on the country's membership in the European Union. 
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Music from the episode

Double Bass Gorillaz
Hanging Gardens Classixx
oh baby LCD Soundsystem
Wind Travel Richard Houghten

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer