When you do the numbers on how many people police killed in nonviolent incidents just last year — to say nothing of the video and testimony coming out of multiple American cities this week alone — you can’t come to any other conclusion. This is a broken system. Also on the docket today, with guest host Marielle Segarra: A third vaccine, dating in the pandemic, the U.S. Postal Service and the “denim cycle.”
Here’s everything we talked about on the show today:
- Read Marielle’s work for Marketplace here
- “U.S. Economy Ramps Up on Spending Surge, Hiring Gains” from The Wall Street Journal
- “PepsiCo bets on vaccine-led reopenings for soda sales boost” from Reuters
- “Over half of police-involved killings in 2020 began after non-violent incidents ” from Axios
- “Pfizer CEO says third Covid vaccine dose likely needed within 12 months” from CNBC
- “Stanford begins testing Pfizer vaccine in babies and young children” from Mercury News
- “‘A win-win-win proposal’: Banking and booze could save the U.S. Postal Service, experts say” from NBC News
- “Banking at the post office? Service would help millions of ‘unbanked’ Americans” from the Chicago Tribune opinion section
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