The Indicator from Planet Money
A little show about big ideas. From the people who make
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MAY 7, 2021
Jobs Friday And The Labor Market Mystery
Unemployment is still above 6%, but companies across the US are saying they can't find people to fill their jobs. What's going on?
MAY 6, 2021
Pepsi's Number Fever
Sometimes companies offer sales promotions that are TOO good, ending in livid customers and a disaster for the company.
MAY 5, 2021
The VITA(L) Role Of Free Tax Prep
The IRS helps millions of people do their taxes FOR FREE every year. But, as with many things in the past year, covid has made this a little more complicated.
MAY 4, 2021
Confusion In The Health Insurance Marketplace
Millions of Americans are eligible for huge savings on health insurance due to Biden's stimulus plan, but many haven't taken up the offer. Why is it so hard to give people a break on health insurance?
MAY 3, 2021
A 21st Century Union
A new union was formed earlier this year. Why has it caught our attention? Some of its members make more than $300,000 a year, and they all work at Alphabet, Google's parent company.
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