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It’s an unusual recession — are those hints of inflation?
Aug 11, 2020

It’s an unusual recession — are those hints of inflation?

U.S. wholesale prices shot up an unexpected 0.6% in July. Plus, the latest in the battle over the gig economy. And, Saul Griffith outlines a plan to create jobs by taking carbon out of the U.S. economy.

Segments From this episode

Uber and Lyft have to classify drivers as employees, California judge orders

The ride-hailing companies now have 10 days to appeal the ruling.
Gig companies have expressed they want to give their contract employees some sorts of benefits but not classify them as employees. Union leaders have said they are willing to reach a compromise.
Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images

Decarbonization can fix the jobs crisis and the climate crisis, scientist says

Aug 11, 2020
Saul Griffith is the co-author of a new report that outlines a plan to reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels while creating millions of jobs.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
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Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
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Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer

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