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Jul 8, 2016

Marketplace for Friday, July 8, 2016

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Molly Wood talks with Dallas News reporter Naomi Martin about the deescalation tactics used by the city's police force and yesterday's Dallas sniper attack; Marketplace's Lizzie O'Leary visits the prosperous German city to find out why these two sibling cities have such different views on the EU; and jobs report shows a strong 287,000 payroll increase in June, but how many jobs do we actually need?

Segments From this episode

A lifetime later, a smog attack's full cost is seen

Jul 8, 2016
The London smog of 1952 killed thousands but gave many more lifelong health problems.
Heavy smog in Piccadilly Circus, London, 6th December 1952.

 
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Weekly Wrap: Jobs and global uncertainty

Jul 8, 2016
Catherine Rampell and Felix Salmon join Molly Wood to recap the week that was.

The Property Brothers on dream homes and the housing market

Jul 8, 2016
Twin brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott have built an empire on real estate.
Jonathan & Drew Scott, hosts of Property Brothers.
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A tale of two sister cities with massively different views on Brexit

Jul 8, 2016
As part Lizzie O'Leary's Brexit travels, we visit the German sister city of St. Helens, an English town that voted to leave the EU.
Hauptbahnhof railway station in Stuttgart, Germany. 
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After Dallas, a look at police training

Jul 8, 2016
De-escalation strategies and community outreach are hugely important.
Police attempt to calm the crowd as someone is arrested following the sniper shooting in Dallas on July 7, 2016. 
Laura Buckman/Getty Images

How we get to "full employment"

Jul 8, 2016
If the economy were to keep adding 287,000 jobs, month after month, most of those who have dropped out of the workforce would likely come back.
Employees working in an office building. 
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Molly Wood talks with Dallas News reporter Naomi Martin about the deescalation tactics used by the city’s police force and yesterday’s Dallas sniper attack; Marketplace’s Lizzie O’Leary visits the prosperous German city to find out why these two sibling cities have such different views on the EU; and jobs report shows a strong 287,000 payroll increase in June, but how many jobs do we actually need?

Music from the episode

Hold My Breath Holy Ghost!
Palace Chalice Mux Mool
Punga Klingande