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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.

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141 Meet me at the mall, it’s goin’ down2019-09-13 23:07:19
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142 Negative interest rates, explained2019-09-12 22:35:08
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143 Reclassifying employees won’t just affect Uber2019-09-11 23:15:50
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144 Who makes money off your political donations?2019-09-10 23:17:33
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145 You shouldn’t make trades based on Trump’s tweets2019-09-09 22:35:27
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146 Embrace your inner child2019-09-06 23:22:29
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147 How much do WeWork, really?2019-09-05 23:16:36
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148 A different kind of Brexit deal2019-09-04 23:09:41
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149 What the trade war’s really doing2019-09-03 23:14:23
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150 Let’s do the numbers on Hurricane Dorian2019-09-02 23:51:06
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151 Is Capitol Hill ready to regulate Silicon Valley?2019-08-30 22:20:17
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152 The trade war comes for batteries, coats and human hair2019-08-29 23:07:10
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153 Adventures in housing2019-08-28 22:56:50
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154 Whom do corporations answer to?2019-08-27 22:51:20
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155 Can Trump order companies to stop doing business with China?2019-08-26 22:39:36
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156 What makes the dollar strong?2019-08-23 23:08:35
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157 Who says we need to have a recession?2019-08-22 22:34:13
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158 Can you talk the economy into recession?2019-08-21 23:27:29
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159 Teaching artificial intelligence the nuance of language2019-08-20 22:59:56
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160 When the bottom line isn’t everything2019-08-19 22:51:51
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When the bottom line isn’t everything

The Business Roundtable, a lobbying group comprised of about 200 CEOs, today announced a change in its definition of a corporation’s purpose: Shareholder value should no longer be their main objective, and they should prioritize customers and employees. This might just lead to a delicate balancing act to keep shareholders, customers and employees happy. We break it all down and what it could mean for the future of the corporate world.  Also, we take a closer look at the challenges surrounding cashless restaurants. Then: an interview with Jennifer Silva, on her book which examines the economic realities in the heart of coal country. …read more