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Nov 24, 2020

COVID restrictions are back, but there’s no aid in sight

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Without another round of something like the Paycheck Protection Program, the outlook for small businesses is bleak. Plus, why dating apps are popular during the pandemic.

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How low interest rates may shape the start of a Biden presidency

Nov 24, 2020
The only thing really left is for Congress and a president to pass more stimulus.
President-elect Joe Biden announces key cabinet nominees at a press conference on Nov. 24 in Wilmington, Delaware.
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Businesses face new restrictions with no aid in sight

Nov 24, 2020
During the first round of lockdowns earlier this year, small businesses could fall back on federal relief. Not this time.
A bartender awaits patrons at a Florida restaurant. Anxiety is rising for many small business owners.
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Don’t forget the garlic (industry)

Nov 24, 2020
Demand for garlic is up during the COVID pandemic as more people cook at home.
An employee at Christopher Ranch works with boxes of fresh garlic in Gilroy, California. Ken Christopher, Executive Vice President of Christopher Ranch says there’s been a surge in demand for fresh garlic as more families cook at home.
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Love in the time of COVID: Dating apps are thriving

Nov 24, 2020
Hookup culture could be waning in the era of COVID-19, with infection a constant concern.
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COVID-19 is putting the economy on fast-forward

Nov 24, 2020
Will that make it better or worse? Scott Galloway, professor at the NYU Stern School, weighs in with his new book, "Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity."
People wait in line to receive donated groceries on May 6, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York City.
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Music from the episode

Honey Jack D Smoke
Days To Come Bonobo, Bajka
Puff Lah KAYTRANADA
Savage Megan Thee Stallion
Carefully Little People
Rare Form Millionyoung

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer