May 5, 2017

5/5/2017: Hours are long and wages are low

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There's a shortage of home healthcare workers in this country. This week, we hear from a home health aide on what her job is like, plus we talk to an industry expert about the systemic problems in home healthcare. Then,…

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How Iran's election could affect an LA tech entrepreneur

May 5, 2017
The founder of "the Persian equivalent of Reddit" talks to us about doing business with Iran from afar.
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on Sept. 22, 2016 in New York City.
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'Song Exploder's' Hrishikesh Hirway takes the Marketplace Quiz

May 5, 2017
Hirway is also behind The West Wing Weekly. He dishes on music and podcasts.
Hirway is part of the band One AM Radio. He's also behind the podcasts "Song Exploder" and "The West Wing Weekly."
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A crisis in home health care: What can be done?

May 5, 2017
We hear from an industry expert. Plus, listeners call and write in about their own experiences.
We hear from listeners about their experiences giving and receiving home health care.
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There’s a shortage of home healthcare workers in this country. This week, we hear from a home health aide on what her job is like, plus we talk to an industry expert about the systemic problems in home healthcare. Then, Marketplace’s Dan Gorenstein brings us the latest news on the health care bill and we check in with an Iranian businessman on what work is like during the elections in Iran. Plus, Song Exploder’s Hrishikesh Hirway takes the Marketplace Quiz.