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Empty offices at the New York Salesforce Tower in New York October 15, 2020.

Empty offices at the New York Salesforce Tower in New York Oct. 15, 2020. Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images

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Even before COVID-19, there was a housing crisis in much of this country. Now, cities like San Francisco have millions of square feet of empty office space and a persistent housing shortage. One of our listeners wants to know: Why can’t one problem be the other’s solution? We’ll talk about it. Plus, the economic cost of racism against Asian Americans, the changing cosmetics industry and a whole bunch of TV recommendations.

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