Back to the budget brink
Jul 18, 2019

Back to the budget brink

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Today we look at what’s in the deal, and what's holding it up. Plus: How cities are dealing with the heat wave, and how Netflix lost American subscribers for the first time.

Segments From this episode

Automatic Reply: "I am in diastole"

Jul 18, 2019
Dr. Gabriel Bosslet's out-of-office message uses a medical term as a metaphor for taking time off.
A yacht cruises in the Aegean sea in 2016. Dr. Gabriel Bosslet says he learned the importance of disconnecting from work after his friend's death three years ago.
Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

Climate change means planning for further suffocating heat waves

Jul 18, 2019
In Washington, D.C. "high heat days" are expected to more than double in the next 50 years.
A woman cools off in the fountain at Washington Square Park during the heat wave on July 17, 2019 in New York City.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

How Away became a billion-dollar luggage brand

Jul 18, 2019
Away co-founder Jen Rubio talked with Kai Ryssdal about her four-year-old luggage company's loyal "community of travelers."
Away co-founder Jen Rubio in Aspen, Colorado.
Maria Hollenhorst/Marketplace

Netflix slips. Can it regain its footing?

Jul 18, 2019
Two of its returning hits may attract subscribers, but the streaming service faces more headwinds.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings speaks at CES in Las Vegas in 2016.
Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Why banks are doubling down on wealth management services

Jul 23, 2019
For big banks, loans and stock trading are becoming less reliable sources of income.
A flag flies outside the Bank of America Corporate Center in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina.
Davis Turner/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Last Minute Session Cut - The Outro Bluestaeb, Melodiesinfonie, S. Fidelity
I Love You Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
Cheap Sunglasses RAC, Matthew Koma
The Daydream Tycho

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer

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