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PODCAST: Turning over a new Leaf

Jul 28, 2014
Dollar store mergers, electric car woes, and marketing to Muslim Americans.

PODCAST: Starbucks' big ideas

Jul 25, 2014
The big ideas behind Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.

PODCAST: Breaking the glass ceiling

Jul 24, 2014
Changing money market funds, punishment for hiring diversity, and young migrants from Central America.

PODCAST: Netflix goes global

Jul 23, 2014
A profits round-up, Netflix goes global, and Manchester United plays stateside.

PODCAST: American-made jobs

Jul 22, 2014
Johns Hopkins' settlement, sales of existing homes, and American-made jobs.

PODCAST: Happy birthday Dodd-Frank

Jul 21, 2014
Dodd-Frank's fourth birthday, millennials prefer cash, and social impact bonds.

PODCAST: Pop up ads that work

Jul 18, 2014
Global no-fly zones, the cap and trade of acid rain, and effective pop up ads.

PODCAST: Microsoft's big firing

Jul 17, 2014
Microsoft's massive layoffs, and Russian malware in the Nasdaq.

PODCAST: Unlikely tech friends

Jul 16, 2014
IBM and Apple, Bank of America's earnings report, and maximizing email effectiveness.
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PODCAST: Home Depot in 3D

Jul 15, 2014
Janet Yellen's New Yorker profile, Airplanes for sale, and Home Depot sells 3D printers.

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About this collection

We are always changing the way we work. But in the last decade improvements in technology and communications, combined with companies’ increased ability and inclination to outsource, have conspired to make radical changes to work in America. Throw the twin wrenches of the 2008 financial crisis and the resulting Great Recession, and the disruption has been dramatic: unemployment and underemployment have soared; worker productivity has reached all-time highs; the gap between rich and poor has widened to a point not seen since the Second World War.