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Two Indicators: Women And Work
Women start a lot of businesses, but when it comes time for them to grow, many hit a wall, or the women founders end up losing control. Why? We bring you two indicators on women and work from our daily podcast The Indicator. Also, Amanda and Stacey go on a picnic to prove a point. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Afghanistan's Money Problem
Afghanistan's economy changed — almost overnight — after the Taliban retook control of the country | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Flood Money (Classic)
Bill Pennington's house floods a lot: Three times over the course of three years. And every time his house floods, the government pays to help him repair the damage. Is something wrong here? | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
This Is Your Brain On Drug Ads
The U.S. is one of two countries in the world that allows pharmaceutical companies to advertise prescription drugs directly to consumers. Why? And what does that do to us?Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Two Indicators: Water Pressure
It's another extremely dry, hot summer for the American West. Our daily podcast, The Indicator from Planet Money, brings us two stories about the water shortage in the West with economic ideas that may help. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
SUMMER SCHOOL 6: Crypto & Commencement
In the last class of Planet Money Summer School Season Two, we cover one more important market - cryptocurrency. If you're thinking about investing in crypto, do you know exactly what it is that you're buying? Or how it should (if at all) fit alongside the rest of your investments? | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here and take don't forget to take the Summer School Final Quiz.
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Crisis at the Post Office
For a US Representaive from NY, Carolyn Maloney, that Chair of the House Oversight Committee (since 2019) comes across as completely lacking a finger on the pulse of postal and package delivery, as does the Senator from New Hampshire, Maggie Hassan and the Senator from Nevada, Jacky Rosen in their recent Q&A on Capitol Hill. Nor do the two Senators appreciate what good governance of agencies or companies looks like and how to make requests. Quite honestly they are slow to the draw and off target.
Look I have no idea about Louis DeJoy’s character, not a horse in this race, but he is qualified in terms of his experience in supply chain logistics and transformation background. He has not gone in with a team of management to implement changes. He is working with people on the ground and in place, top to bottom.
* His wife serves as Ambassador to Canada.
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The sound is clear not painful in the air, things are clearly stated.. very informative :)