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Episode 139: When student athletes play hard, who gets paid?

Nov 12, 2019

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Maria Hollenhorst

Associate Producer

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Are you a part-time worker over 55? We want to hear from you.

by Maria Hollenhorst Nov 12, 2019
We're especially interested in talking with older workers who don't have college degrees.
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The Big Book

Can AI learn to flirt?

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Nov 7, 2019
AI may be everywhere, but it still has a hard time with the human stuff.
In her new book, "You Look Like a Thing and I Love You," Janelle Shane explores what AI can and cannot do.
Photo by Jess Jornacki, courtesy of Hatchette Book Group, Inc.
Adventures in Housing

Adventures in Housing: The "dream home" that became a reality

by Maria Hollenhorst Oct 23, 2019
Laura Hamilton wanted her parents to have a home that they would never have to leave.
Laura Hamilton with per parents, Lyle and Jeanne Olson, near their new home in Culver, Oregon.
Photo courtesy of Laura Hamilton
Kai Explains

How bowling shoes help explain the repo market

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Oct 9, 2019
It’s a wonky subject, but important. Arcades, power grids and plumbing systems also help make sense of it.
If you want to understand the repo market, think about renting shoes at a bowling alley.
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The Big Book

How breast cancer awareness month became “more than pink”

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Oct 1, 2019
Kate Pickert, author of a new book about breast cancer in America said we've reached "peak awareness" when it comes to breast cancer.
In 2016, the Susan G. Komen foundation adopted the new slogan "more than pink."
Courtesy of the Susan G. Komen Foundation
Adventures in Housing

"Adventures in Housing": The boarding school dorm parents

by Maria Hollenhorst Sep 30, 2019
Sometimes a housing story is actually a love story.
Bill and Margaret Enos met working as teachers in a boarding school. He was a dorm parent, she was a dorm parent, and then they were dorm parents together.
Photo courtesy of the Enos

An economist responds to Greta Thunberg

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Sep 24, 2019
"I think she is cutting out a political path on which economists must now travel," said economist Ashoka Mody.
Youth Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks during the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23, 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
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Kai Explains

4 ways to measure inflation

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Sep 23, 2019
What are we talking about when we talk about inflation?
You don't need a complicated math problem to measure inflation; the CPI and PCE will do.
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Adventures in Housing

Adventures in Housing: The small-time landlord

by Maria Hollenhorst Sep 13, 2019
Becoming a landlord helped Beverly Wilcox retire at 54, go back to school and launch a second career.
California landlord Beverly Wilcox laying sod at one of her properties in 2001.
Courtesy of Beverly Wilcox
The Big Book

Why this Washington Post reporter crossed the urban-rural divide

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Sep 9, 2019
Washington Post reporter Christopher Ingraham once called Red Lake County, Minnesota the "worst place to live in America." Now? He lives there.
Christopher Ingraham, author of the new book "If You Lived Here You'd be Home by Now" with his family.
Courtesy of Christopher Ingraham