12/19/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Algorithms12/20/14
This weekend, we focus on algorithms, in business, love, and crime. Lizzie O'Leary talks with Guru Hariharan, CEO of Boomerang Commerce, about how online businesses use data and algorithms. Christian Rudder, co-founder of OkCupid, discusses algorithms...
12/12/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Creation
This weekend, we focus on creation, in the job market, our moneys, and our lives. Three people tell their stories of working in growing industries: retail, manufacturing, and healthcare. Lizzie O'Leary talks with Sarah Watt House about signs of wage...
12/05/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Gentrification
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary talks with Krissy Clark and Lindsay Foster Thomas of Marketplace's Wealth and Poverty desk, about York Fig, a project focusing on gentrification. Michael Bashaw of Whole Foods explains how the chain chooses locations, and...
11/28/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Consumption
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary talks with Marketplace's Noel King about the G-word: gentrification. Ben Johnson explains how to stay secure while shopping on Cyber Monday. Lizzie talks about sustainable protein with cricket farmer Andrew Brentano, and...
11/21/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Comfort
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary speaks with Marketplace's Amy Scott about Generation Z and their economic ambitions. Deena Fidas of the Human Rights Campaign discusses coming out at work and how it impacts business and personal career trajectory. Lizzie...
11/14/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Transitions
This weekend, Lizzie O’Leary speaks with Marketplace’s Adrienne Hill about how data impacts education. Lizzie goes for a walk in Washington DC with a special guest to understand what walkable cities mean to the aging population. The New Yorker’s John...
11/7/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Moving Forward
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary talks with political commentator Reihan Salam and Business Insider's Nicholas Carlson about the midterm elections, the fate of Amazon and more. Mike Gold, FAA Chairman of the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory...
10/31/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Shades of Manipulation
This weekend, Barbara Bogaev sits in for Lizzie O'Leary and speaks with psychotherapistNanette Karapetian, on why we indulge in financial guilty pleasures. Neil Irwin from The Upshot at the New York Times and FT's Shannon Bond discuss the 2014 midterm...
10/24/2014 Marketplace Weekend - TBD
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary talks with Marketplace's Tracey Samuelson about how Liberian communities in the U.S. are coping with Ebola back home. Then, here in the US, big media companies are struggling to adapt to the internet as more people rely on...
10/17/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Frontiers
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary and Harvard Business School professor Nicolas Retsinas explain why fewer Americans are moving to new cities. Why do we live where we live? Then, we look into the growing business of high school sports. Marketplace Tech...
10/10/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Go your own way
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary talks with Marketplace's John Sepulvado and record label Kill Rock Stars' Portia Sabin about the supply and demand of the comedy industry ... Fisherman Dean Blanchard tells us about his business off the Gulf Coast in light...
10/03/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Security
This weekend, IraqiSaed Toma Sliwa tells us what life is like for residents in the war-torn country. Then, one in seven Americans is food insecure, meaningat least one member in a household goes without the recommended number of meals. How does that...
09/26/2014 Marketplace Weekend - Look out for yourself
This weekend, Lizzie O'Learychats with Shannon Bond from FT and Joe Weisenthal from Business Insider about this week’s top stories. Can’t fit your new iPhone in your pocket? Marketplace’s Ariana Tobin explains the history of women’s pockets … which...
09/19/2014 Marketplace Weekend - A New Routine
This Weekend, Lizzie O'Leary and Marketplace's Adriene Hill discuss the rise of data in education. What information is learned about your kids? AuthorMichael Harris explains what we've lost in the age of technology's constant connection. Have you...
09/12/2014 Marketplace Weekend - On the Road
This weekend, a trip through Portland: What happens when a city once affordable starts growing up? Then, could you give up your car? A person who lives in the autopia of Los Angeles says goodbye to freeways. Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson tells us...
09-05-2014 - Marketplace Weekend - Control
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary talks with Medgar Brown, the CEO of Balmed Holdings in Sierra Leone. How is the Ebola outbreak affecting the region? Marketplace's Krissy Clark explains why Americans have seen zero wage growth in the last 40 years....
08-29-2014 Marketplace Weekend - Work
This weekend, we look at work in America. What was your first job? Did you learn anything from it? Starting September first, companies in the European Union can't make or import vacuums that generate more than 1600 watts of power. Lizzie O’Leary...
08-22-2014 Marketplace Weekend - Duality
This weekend, journalist Simran Sethi explains how her upbringing impacts the way she uses money now. Plus, we talk with Marketplace's Noel King and Linday Foster Thomas to recap their trip to Ferguson, Missouri and tell us about their experience....
08-15-2014 Marketplace Weekend - The New Playbook
This weekend, Lizzie O'Leary speaks with Anjili Raval from FT about the uneven housing recovery in the U.S. We hear from your stories of health care and give the Affordable Care Act a checkup with Chad Terhune of the LA Times. Marketplace Tech host...
08-08-2014 Marketplace Weekend - Liquid-ity
The massive drought across the westis hurting businesses and farmers across the country. We take a look at how some groups are making money off the drought. Plus, according to a recent study from the Urban Institute, an estimated 1 in 3 adults, around...
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