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The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal.

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The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal.

    The Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

    The Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

    Today, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the federal right to an abortion. WSJ’s Laura Kusisto breaks down the decision and explains how state governments are responding. Plus, a woman who runs clinics that provided abortions in Oklahoma and Texas shares how restrictions have affected her patients.



    Further Reading:

    -Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision Sparks Immediate Action From States 

    -Fall of Roe v. Wade Upends Abortion Landscape for American Women 



    Further Listening:

    - The Potential End of Roe v. Wade  

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    • 19 min
    Are Rotisserie Chickens ‘Inflation-Proof’?

    Are Rotisserie Chickens ‘Inflation-Proof’?

    Inflation is the worst it’s been in more than 40 years. But one bright spot for consumers might be found at the grocery store: rotisserie chickens. WSJ’s Annie Gasparro chronicles the history of America’s love for the quick and versatile meal, and what a "rotisserie chicken economic index" might say about this inflationary moment.Further Listening:-Inflation Is Happening. Should You Be Worried? 



    Further Reading:-Rotisserie Chickens: The ’90s Gift to Supermarkets That Keeps on Giving 

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    • 17 min
    The CEO Scandal at WWE

    The CEO Scandal at WWE

    Vince McMahon, the CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, stepped aside as CEO and chairman of the company last week after allegations surfaced that he had an affair with a former employee and agreed to pay $3 million to keep it secret. WSJ’s Ted Mann explains what’s at stake for the company.



    Further Reading:

    -WWE Board Probes Secret $3 Million Hush Pact by CEO Vince McMahon, Sources Say 

    -WWE’s Vince McMahon Steps Back From CEO Role Amid Misconduct Probe 

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    • 18 min
    'We Are Helpless': Indian Heat Wave Hurts Mango Farmers

    'We Are Helpless': Indian Heat Wave Hurts Mango Farmers

    Record-breaking high temperatures in India have wreaked havoc on crops like mangoes, which are known there as the "king of fruits." As WSJ's Shan Li explains, the devastation is threatening the livelihoods of farmers and raising food prices for the country’s nearly 1.4 billion people.Further reading:

    -Heat Wave Devastates India’s Mango Harvest  

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    • 16 min
    Is BTS Breaking Up?

    Is BTS Breaking Up?

    The biggest pop band in the world right now is the seven member K-Pop sensation, BTS. This week, the band released a video signaling that they’re tired and want a break. WSJ’s Neil Shah explains why the group has had breakout success and may need to take a hiatus.



    Further Reading:

    - K-Pop Band BTS to Focus on Solo Projects 



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    • 20 min
    Amazon Went Big During the Pandemic. Now It’s Feeling the Hangover.

    Amazon Went Big During the Pandemic. Now It’s Feeling the Hangover.

    To keep up with increased demand during the pandemic, Amazon hired hundreds of thousands of people and massively expanded its logistics network. Now, demand is falling, creating a problem for the company’s new CEO, Andy Jassy. WSJ’s Dana Mattioli explains how Jassy is trying to scale back.



    Further Reading:

    - Andy Jassy’s First Year at Amazon: Undoing Bezos-Led Overexpansion 



    Further Listening:

    - Amazon After Bezos 





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    • 18 min

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