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Corporate profits, we see you
Oct 20, 2022
Episode 798

Corporate profits, we see you

Plus, Liz Truss vs. lettuce.

U.S. Rep. Katie Porter is pulling out her famous charts. This time it’s to argue that corporate greed is driving inflation. We’ll explain why this debate isn’t settled. Plus, Liz Truss’ time as the United Kingdom’s prime minister comes to an abrupt end. And, why is lettuce all over our feeds?

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