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An eviction crisis all over again
Aug 27, 2021

An eviction crisis all over again

Also on today's show: The Weekly Wrap, the toll of wildfires on health care and plot twists in the China-Hollywood cinematic saga.

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The Weekly Wrap

“Marketplace” host Kai Ryssdal talked to ADP’s Nela Richardson and Bloomberg’s Jordyn Holman about Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s speech at the Jackson Hole Symposium, consumer sentiment and how the delta variant might affect the economy this fall.

Delta variant could mean more cash for companies that flourished in lockdown

Aug 27, 2021
If more people stay at home, especially as cold weather creeps in, companies like DoorDash and Netflix could feel the benefit.
The Netflix logo is seen on top of its Hollywood office building in February 2021. Spread of the delta variant could boost the fortunes of companies like Peloton, DoorDash and Netflix, experts say.
Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images

Supreme Court blocks eviction moratorium as aid trickles out

Aug 27, 2021
Just 11% of federal emergency rental relief had been spent by the end of July, according to the Treasury Department.
The sun rises behind the U.S. Supreme Court building on Aug. 27 — the day after the court blocked the latest eviction moratorium.
Anna Moneymaker via Getty Images

Wildfires have given parts of the West some of the worst air quality in the world

Aug 27, 2021
Even the East Coast has had air quality issues due to this summer's wildfire smoke.
The San Francisco skyline is only partially visible through smoky conditions in September 2020. Smoke from recent wildfires have caused Nevada and other parts of California to have unhealthy and hazardous air quality.
Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

The future of the Hollywood-China romance

Aug 27, 2021
Despite restrictions on imported films in China, Hollywood movies easily topped the Chinese box office for more than two decades. Not anymore.
The Chinese blockbuster "Detective Chinatown 2" was filmed in New York. Movies made in China and other countries have become very competitive with Hollywood offerings in the Chinese market.
Courtesy Mtime

Music from the episode

The Magician Andy Shauf
Light Cycle Yppah
Red-Eye The Album Leaf
Linger The Cranberries
Smoke & Mirrors TOKiMONSTA

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer