This final note today. The first and last you will hear on this program about the current rage of standing desks. They’re catching on like wildfire here at Marketplace Global HQ.
And I get that they’re better for you than sitting. But the study I saw today that even if you exercise regularly, sitting for three hours or more a day will take two years off your life? Really?
Just for the record, by the way, I do this radio program standing up.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.