Evictions climb to pre-pandemic levels
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Less than a year after the nationwide eviction moratorium ended, evictions have reached pre-pandemic levels. Plus, a Finnish sand battery could hold the key to renewable energy storage.
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The Weekly Wrap
"Marketplace" host Kai Ryssdal talks to Ana Swanson at the New York Times and Sudeep Reddy at Politico about the Inflation Reduction Act and what the most recent sets of data tell us about the state of the economy.
Employees have leverage, for now, and rising prices provide a rational justification for requesting a raise.
At the University of Utah, students can live with alumni. One California school is using a parking garage as a stopgap.
"The long-term goal has to just be structurally changing this untenable housing system that we have," said Carl Gershenson, the project director at Princeton University’s Eviction Lab.
A start-up in Finland unveils the world’s first commercial heat storage system using sand to solve the problem of the variability of solar and wind power.