Is it good or bad interest rates are staying this low?
May 20, 2020

Is it good or bad interest rates are staying this low?

The CBO forecasts the U.S. economy will shrink at a 38% annualized rate this quarter. Small upticks in ticket sales for summer travel. Which colleges will reopen this fall? An appeal for France's city dwellers to help out on farms.

Segments From this episode

Which colleges say they'll reopen in the fall? And which ones are keeping classes online?

Location is a big factor. And closing down this semester cost universities billions.
Notre Dame University said it will be resuming in-person classes this fall.
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French farmers look to urban workers to help in the orchards during COVID-19

May 20, 2020
People who were confined at home in cities are signing up to help pick fruit for minimum wage.
Farmers at a vineyard in southern France.
Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

Metis Guts

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer