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Meet the “Gerry” who haunts our political system
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First, there's news that retail sales rose in August, which kicks off our conversation with Diane Swonk of KPMG. Elsewhere, it turns out high interest rates aren't as bad for the markets as one may think. Then, we dive into the concept and some of the origin story of gerrymandering as part of our Econ Extra Credit series.
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Author David Daley argues that gerrymandering contributed to the Flint, Michigan, water crisis and facilitated post-Roe abortion bans.
Markets plummeted Tuesday as Wall Street was rattled by hot inflation numbers that raised fears of even steeper interest rate hikes.