Jun 4, 2020
Big companies say they’re anti-racist, but what are they actually doing?
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Today, we'll take you beyond the PR of it all. Plus: America's overnight food deserts, who's paying overdraft fees and COVID-driven state budget cuts.
Segments From this episode
Many companies issued statements in support of the anti-racial bias movement. But some employees question internal actions and policies.
Grocery stores. Bodegas. Pharmacies. Check-cashing spots. All gone.
Texas is already near the bottom in per capita spending on education, and cuts would only make it worse.
The fees can drive many out of the banking system entirely, experts say.
Having savings is important in hard times, but the paradox of thrift theory explains how that could be bad for the economy.
Matt Geller, president of the National Food Truck Association, says the coronavirus wrecked lunch service but operators are building their evening business, especially outside city centers.