DOJ takes on Big Tech
Jul 24, 2019

DOJ takes on Big Tech

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Today, we break down what that means for consumers and Silicon Valley. Plus: new players in local news and changes to the investor visa.

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Digital startups see opportunity in local journalism

Jul 24, 2019
A handful of news media startups are finding new ways of generating revenue in straitened circumstances.
A tablet displaying a news website is shown on top of print versions of the newspaper in 2016.
Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Owning your worth as a worker

Jul 24, 2019
Rachel Whitener is a self-employed private chef who makes a living cooking for families. She sets her own hours, rates and terms.
Rachel Whitener, Los Angeles-based private chef.
Courtesy of Rachel Whitener

The GOP lost the budget fight ... again

John Harwood of CNBC explains why Republicans "support spending cuts in theory" but have a hard time getting there in practice.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, above, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., negotiated a budget deal this week that increases federal spending.
Juan Mabromata/Getty Images

In the U.S., China's economic slowdown starts to bite

Jul 24, 2019
Caterpillar has lowered expectations for the year, blaming tariffs and China's economic slowdown.
A worker looks on as a cargo ship is loaded at a port in Qingdao, eastern China's Shandong province in 2017.
STR/AFP/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Bees Caribou
Hanging Gardens Classixx
Mermaid In Heaven The Neptunes
What Happened? Gilligan Moss
Sunny Sloth Monster Rally

The team

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

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