If you take away anything from the October jobs report, it should be this: More than a year and a half into the pandemic, women keep losing jobs. And it’s probably because we still haven’t figured out child care. Today, we’ll talk about some of the possible long-term effects of women leaving the workforce. Plus, Google and YouTube take big steps against climate deniers, and the “Bad Art Friend” drama is really all about Facebook. Then, a special guest surprises the hosts on Half Full/ Half Empty.
Here’s everything we talked about today:
- “September jobs report shows unemployed are still struggling with child care and reluctant to return to low-paying jobs” from The Washington Post
- “White House Weighs Wide-Ranging Push for Crypto Oversight” from Bloomberg
- “Google, YouTube to prohibit ads and monetization on climate denial content” from Axios
- “Biden Signs Legislation to Compensate Victims of Mysterious “Havana Syndrome” from The New York Times
- “Who is the Bad Art Friend?” from The New York Times
- “The WhatsApp outage and its global economic implications” from “Marketplace Tech”
- “American Women Quarters Program”
- “USPS is trying out a new business, which could transform how millions access cash and pay bills” from The Washington Post
- “Fat Bear Week Crowns Its Winner” from CNN
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