UAW threatens to expand strike
Sep 21, 2023

UAW threatens to expand strike

If no substantial progress is made by tomorrow, the UAW strike could grow. We look at the impact. Then, why do companies "un-public" themselves?

Segments From this episode

An expanded strike could hobble carmakers' profit engines

Almost a week into the autoworkers strike, UAW union members and car companies are still far from an agreement. Nova Safo digs into the ripple effects.

Why do companies "un-public" themselves?

There’s been a string of high-profile companies going public recently — Instacart, ARM, Birkenstock. But Toshiba shareholders just did the reverse, selling it to private equity firms for $13.5 billion. What’s behind this trend? Erik Gordon, professor at Michigan’s Ross School of Business, joins to discuss.

With volunteerism in decline, this nonprofit turned to seniors

Sep 21, 2023
When COVID hit, the volunteers on that many nonprofits depended upon disappeared.
As the pandemic has waned, the nonprofit School on Wheels — which serves children who live on Skid Row — has turned to recruiting seniors.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC