Episode 252
Aug 7, 2020

The virus is the economy

But this happy hour episode isn't a total bummer. We'll also dig into Phil Collins' masterpiece, "In the Air Tonight."

Talks for a now-overdue coronavirus aid package collapsed going into the weekend, with President Trump weighing what he can do with executive orders. Meanwhile, the country has passed 200,000 “excess deaths.” We know we’ve had some bummer episodes this week, but we do bring this one back with a heartfelt appreciation of Phil Collins’ masterpiece “In the Air Tonight.”

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The team

Molly Wood Host
Jody Becker Interim Senior Producer
Tony Wagner Digital Producer
Sam Anderson Associate Producer

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