Biden administration sets sights on competition
Jun 30, 2021

Biden administration sets sights on competition

Also, we talk about post-pandemic career changes, free Obamacare and what exactly trade promotion authority is.

Segments From this episode

Biden considers order to use regulatory power to boost competition

Jun 30, 2021
The targets: industries with just a few dominant companies.
The Biden administration might act to strengthen the positions of smaller companies in industries dominated by a small number of giants.
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The president is about to lose a little bit of power

Jun 30, 2021
The trade promotion authority expires July 1. What is it, and why is President Joe Biden letting it lapse?
On July 1, President Joe Biden will lose the trade promotion authority, a power that has come and gone for presidents.
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For anyone who was on unemployment, Obamacare could be free the rest of 2021

Jun 30, 2021
Free premiums and very low co-pays will kick in for people who received at least a week of benefits, regardless of income.
The Biden administration is offering free coverage until New Year's to people who have received jobless benefits in 2021.
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Asleep at the Wheel is back to full-wheel drive

The Austin-based band Asleep at the Wheel chats with Andy Uhler about surviving the pandemic in their group’s 50th year.

How some workers changed their careers during the pandemic

Jun 30, 2021
We talked to three people about how their career paths were altered during the pandemic and where they think they'll be a year from now.
As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to wane in the U.S., workers are reevaluating their job options.
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Music from the episode

Teenage Birdsong Four Tet
Esperar Pra Ver Poolside, Fatnotronic
Inside Out Spoon
Dans Le Noir Dark Rooms

The team

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