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Feeling anxious about a potential recession? You’re not alone.
Aug 23, 2022

Feeling anxious about a potential recession? You’re not alone.

There's fresh data out on when and if the U.S. economy will see a recession — 72% of economists surveyed by the National Association of Business Economics believe we'll be in a recession a little less than a year. But all this recession talk weighs on Americans and their mental health. We talked to one therapist and executive coach about why we may be feeling more anxious about the economy this time around. Plus, Ford announced yesterday that it would lay off 3,000 workers to cut costs as the automaker moves more toward electric vehicles. And, we hear about the economics of offshore wind farms in Scotland.

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Ford announces layoffs amid transition to electric vehicles

Aug 23, 2022
One of America's largest automakers announced that it would cut 3,000 jobs to lower costs amid its shift toward EVs.
Ford announced 3,000 job cuts Monday as the automaker shifts focus to connected and electric vehicles.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
Jesson Duller Media Producer