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GM workers’ tough choice: relocate or get laid off
Aug 6, 2019

GM workers’ tough choice: relocate or get laid off

Plus: Toni Morrison's legacy, China's new label as a currency manipulator and what it's like to "curate" snacks at Google.

Segments From this episode

Toni Morrison's impact on the publishing industry

Aug 6, 2019
The celebrated author worked to make the American publishing industry more inclusive.
Toni Morrison poses with her 1977 novel entitled "Song of Solomon" in 2012 during the 10th America Festival in Paris, France.
Patrick Kovarik/AFP/GettyImage

Stay or move? Laid-off GM workers face a tough choice

Aug 6, 2019
GM says it has jobs for nearly every one of the 2,800 laid-off workers, but they must decide whether they're willing to relocate.
Lincoln Fegley and his brother Joshua Fegley move furniture into Lincoln's new home in Troy, Mo. (Courtesy of the Fegley family)

RePlanet shuts down amid trying times for recycling industry

Aug 6, 2019
One of the largest recycling companies in California just declared insolvency and shut down all of its bottle and can redemption centers.
This RePlanet bottle and can redemption center, shown here on August 6, 2019, is one of two in Alameda, California. RePlanet recently declared insolvency and closed all of its centers in California.
Jon Gordon/Marketplace

U.S. farmer on worsening trade dispute: "It's like a knife in my heart"

Aug 6, 2019
Farmers hoped for a resolution to the trade war, then everything got worse.
American hogs are selling for higher prices, but to a smaller market as trade war worsens.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

The Fed enters the instant-payment fray

Aug 6, 2019
The Federal Reserve has plans for a new instant payment network, set to launch in 2023 at the earliest. But critics say the Fed's waiting too long, given that a rival instant payment network already exists.
The Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C., in 2008.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Sunrise The Kooks
Higher Noble Oak
While We Are Young City of the Sun
Canto del Sol Combo Lulo
Artifice SOHN

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II

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