Employers are adding abortion travel benefits, but many workers are still left out
Jun 27, 2022

Employers are adding abortion travel benefits, but many workers are still left out

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Though the list of employers offering to cover expenses for abortion care is growing, it's unlikely to reach many looking to access abortions.

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Abortion travel benefit unlikely to reach many low-wage workers

Jun 27, 2022
Disney, Dick's Sporting Goods and Meta are among the latest companies to add the benefit in the wake of the SCOTUS decision.
Protesters outside the Supreme Court on June 26. Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade, some companies are offering to cover abortion costs for employees, benefits often out of reach for many seeking the procedure.
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Central bankers' group sees a "narrow path" to rein in inflation and maintain growth

Jun 27, 2022
It's largely about preventing “inflationary psychology” from becoming entrenched, the Bank for International Settlements said.
The Bank for International Settlements warned that “inflationary psychology” could become entrenched and self-reinforcing. But the effort to douse inflation comes with risk of its own.
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As Russia defaults on its foreign debt, sanctions blitz batters economy

Jun 27, 2022
Russia is feeling the impact of Western economic curbs, leading to product shortages and manufacturing slowdowns.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, takes a meeting. Experts don't see Russia's default as a serious blow to its economy, but sanctions are also causing product shortages and manufacturing slowdowns.
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Rumors of the death of the American mall may have been greatly exaggerated

Jun 27, 2022
In a new book, design critic Alexandra Lange describes how design played a major role in the shopping mall’s successes and failures.
Older malls that are dead or dying may offer communities and cities the chance to rethink the use of public space.
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Who will buy Cadillac's $300,000 EV?

Jun 27, 2022
The limited-edition, electric Celestiq is expected to carry a very, very high-end price tag. It might help Cadillac refresh its image.
Cadillac could become a rival to Telsa in the high-end electric vehicle market.
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This little girl has big thoughts on spending money

Ellie in Michigan is 9 years old. She used to hate spending money on "stuff" and now she'd rather save it to spend on gifts for her sisters.

Music from the episode

So Far to Go J Dilla, Common, D'Angelo
Entrance Vacationer
Brisk Freddie Joachim
Passionfruit Drake
Didn't Cha Know Erykah Badu

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Andie Corban Associate Producer
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer