Aug 28, 2019

Adventures in housing

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Plus: Why tech manufacturing is moving to Vietnam and a conversation with the president of the Dallas Fed.

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Adventures in Housing: The ADU

Aug 28, 2019
One Denver couple's "accessory dwelling unit" became their home.
Nate Jenkins and Stacie Ginkins-Jenkins built an "accessory dwelling unit" in their backyard in Denver.
Amy Scott/Marketplace

Dallas Fed president weighs in on recession fears, the yield curve and why having a thick skin is part of the job

Aug 28, 2019
Robert Kaplan, president of the Dallas Fed, talks to Kai Ryssdal about the state of the economy, and why monetary policy isn't the answer to everything.
"I think the trade dispute with China is going to go on for years," says Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Ben Hethcoat/Marketplace

Would a $10 billion Purdue settlement reach towns affected by the opioid crisis?

Aug 28, 2019
A proposed settlement would reportedly see the OxyContin maker declaring bankruptcy and paying big. Is that enough for people on the ground?
A homemade sign says "Think drugs gets you high give God a try," on a front lawn in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. The town in Wise County has been hit hard by the opioid epidemic.
Julia Rendleman/Marketplace

Automatic Reply: "I'd love to 'Help!,' but I'm out of the office"

Aug 28, 2019
"If you try me and get 'no reply,' you can get by 'with a little help from my friends,'" writes this Beatles fan.
The Beatles on the steps of an airplane, waving to their fans in 1964.
Evening Standard/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Hard To Say Goodbye Washed Out
Wind Travel Richard Houghten
Watch it Grow The Everywheres

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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