Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, our flagship program is all about providing context on the economic news of the day. Through stories, conversations and newsworthy numbers, we help listeners understand the economic world around them.
04/04/2017: The Rust Belt is rewriting its narrative
The conventional wisdom about a lot of Rust Belt cities in this country is, well, look at the name. Their economies are shot, thanks to the steady loss of manufacturing jobs, and voters there are counting on President Trump to bring them back. It's the premise of our series "The Big Promise." But in Erie, Pennsylvania, there's something else going on. Plus, we'll look at the growing list of advertisers pulling away from "The O'Reilly Factor" and Jenna Lyons' departure from J.Crew. …read more