Go home, economy, you’re being weird
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GDP is up, but jobless claims haven't moved. Also, we talk about the four-day workweek, Big Tech and the challenges of training throngs of new employees.
Segments From this episode
The economy seems great for some people, dire for others. What's going on?
There's a disconnect between rising GDP and consumer spending — and the number of people out of work.
Is Congress about to regulate Big Tech?
Axios reporter Margaret Harding McGill breaks down the antitrust bills moving through the House of Representatives.
4-day workweek idea picks up steam, but questions remain
Kickstarter is the first company to sign on to a new campaign that aims to make the four-day workweek a reality. But would all workers benefit?
You may already be using "open banking." What exactly is it?
Open banking is where third-party apps, like Venmo, have access to your bank account.
One New York City wine bar's reopening bet
Brian Keyser, owner and general manager of Casellula in NYC, is holding out hope that Congress will add money to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
Hiring is one thing, but training workers is another challenge for companies
The struggle isn't over once companies get past the hiring hurdle.
Music from the episode
Bonita Applebum A Tribe Called Quest
Lance Jr. Courtney Barnett
Mirage Toro y Moi
Cherry Tomatoes Guustavv
Hot In The Shade Poolside
Feel Good (feat. Khruangbin) - Edit Maribou State, Khruangbin
Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer