Facebook wants to bring cryptocurrency to a billion people
Jun 18, 2019

Facebook wants to bring cryptocurrency to a billion people

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Libra season? Already? Plus: Why food recalls are on the rise and "How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World."

Segments From this episode

Why is more plastic showing up in processed foods?

Jun 18, 2019
In the past two weeks alone, polymers have shown up in branded pasta sauces and chicken products.
There's been an uptick in the plastic contaminating processed foods recently.
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The townhouse makes a comeback

Jun 18, 2019
Rising home prices and changing demographics are boosting demand.
A "For Sale" sign in the front yard of a D.C. home.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Facebook's new cryptocurrency prompts regulation concerns

Jun 18, 2019
Here's a look at some of the agencies that may police the digital currency.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the annual F8 summit in San Jose, California, last year.
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What does it take to establish yourself in a "winner-take-all" economy?

Jun 18, 2019
The New York Times' Neil Irwin has spent some time trying to figure out exactly that.
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The next round of tariff hearings are kicking off in Washington this week

Jun 18, 2019
As the list of proposed tariffs grows, so do the number of people wishing to testify, says Lisa Trofe, one of 300 witnesses at public hearings this week.
China Shipping cargo containers at the Port of Oakland in California in 2018.
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Music from the episode

Busy Earnin' Jungle
Saint Ivy Beach Fossils
Electric Feel Henry Green
Mobius Streak Hiatus Kaiyote
magic spell BROCKBEATS
Night Body AT / ALL

The team

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