Jun 10, 2020

Extra unemployment money is set to run out

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Debate over extending the extra $600 a week in unemployment benefits. Should government support for the economy continue? The number of deferred credit card payments appears to be dropping. How community participation can guide law enforcement.

Segments From this episode

U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, right, does not want to extend the extra benefits past July.
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Discover says fewer people are opting to defer credit card payments

Jun 10, 2020
Will banks that offered forbearance see more customer loyalty down the road?
In the long run, it might be better for customers' financial health to pay off credit debt instead of deferring those payments.
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Community policing: a more holistic approach to law enforcement

The idea is to create more formal partnerships between community members and officers to foster greater trust.
A social worker and member of the Prevention and Protection service help a homeless man in Paris in 2014.
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Music from the episode

Becoming a Tree Richard Houghten

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director