A different kind of Brexit deal
Sep 4, 2019

A different kind of Brexit deal

Plus: YouTube's record fine to settle claims it violated children's privacy, and the Trump administration's plan to turn Fannie and Freddie private again. 

Segments From this episode

Post-Brexit trans-Atlantic trade deal faces obstacles

Sep 4, 2019
Animal welfare and human health care concerns could stymie a free trade deal between the U.S. and the U.K.
Then-British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump greet each other before a United Nations meeting in New York in 2017.
Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Economists want to end hotel room job interviews

Sep 4, 2019
For many American economists, hotel room job interviews used to be the norm. A new policy from the American Economic Association wants to change that.
One year ago, Ph.D. student Kathryn Holston wrote a memo criticizing interviews in hotel rooms at the American Economic Association's annual conference.
Courtesy of Kathryn Holston

Talk of recession has people putting off certain life milestones

The fear of an impending recession has people making different financial decisions.
A possible recession is causing people to put off certain milestones, including having a baby.
George Marks/Retrofile/Getty Images

When economists changed the world

Sep 4, 2019
Sometime in the middle of the 20th century, economists came to play a much bigger role in shaping public policy in America. It's had far-reaching consequences.
Thirty-thousand protesters march against Nixon's involvement in the Vietnam War in New York City in 1972. Economists helped to end the draft that so many Americans opposed.
Peter Keegan/Keystone/Getty Images

What's next for Fannie and Freddie?

Sep 4, 2019
A Trump administration plan for reform is expected soon.
A view of mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae as seen in 2006 in Washington, DC.
Alex Wong/Getty Images

Regulators fine YouTube for collecting data and marketing to kids

Sep 5, 2019
Critics say the $170 million penalty will do little to change the video platform's behavior.
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Baghdad Sun Apollo Brown
True Affection The Blow
Can I Kick It? A Tribe Called Quest
Can I Kick It? A Tribe Called Quest

The team

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

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