The little word critical to the American economy
May 8, 2019

The little word critical to the American economy

We're talking about "jobs" in this economy's tight labor market. And maybe a little bit of Hollywood, too.

Segments From this episode

What our kitchens say about us

May 8, 2019
Granite countertops are losing ground to quartz.
A display at Thurston Kitchen and Bath in Denver, Colo. features sprawling quartzite countertops.
Amy Scott/Marketplace

Identity and economic choice

May 8, 2019
How gender identity affects the way we think about the economy.
A transmasculine person takes money out of their wallet.
Zackary Drucker/Broadly/The Gender Spectrum Collection

As ride-share drivers strike, Uber and Lyft eye a driverless future

May 8, 2019
The protest against pay and working conditions comes as the companies go public.
Uber and Lyft drivers strike at Los Angeles International Airport over what they say are unfair wages.
Mark Ralston/AFP

Music from the episode

Benzoin Gum MF DOOM
The Cup Stacker Vulfpeck
Hearts Blackbird Blackbird

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II