At least the government isn’t shutting down
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Additional aid for farmers almost derailed the deal. Plus: TikTok, Quibi and the looming holiday shopping season.
Segments From this episode
Farmer aid agreement removes obstacle to federal shutdown negotiations
The GOP wanted increased funds for aid programs to farmers, but opponents said similar aid has gone to big corporations at the expense of smaller farms in the past.
Retailers prepare for a surge in online sales this holiday season
The thing is, it’s cheaper for retailers when you shop in-store.
The next TikTok could well be on the way to the U.S. before long
The wildly popular video-sharing app may be the beginning of a new era in Chinese tech.
United States of Work
On this segment of our ongoing series “United States of Work,” we hear from Gaile Harrell about volunteering to be a poll worker.
Quibi exploring options, may be for sale. Yep. Already.
The streamer aimed directly at millennials launched in the pandemic with much fanfare. Now it may be on the block. Any buyers?
Music from the episode
More Flying Lotus, Anderson .Paak
Ride It Regard
That's Love Oddisee
Show Me How You Feel Shafiq Husayn, Karen Be
To be Remote TOKiMONSTA
I Feel It Coming The Weeknd, Daft Punk
Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer