Inflation comes to a freezer aisle near you
Oct 20, 2021

Inflation comes to a freezer aisle near you

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Also on the program, we'll discuss Fed Chair Jerome Powell's renomination prospects and examine a shift in proposed IRS crackdowns.

Segments From this episode

Is Jerome Powell's job as Federal Reserve chair in jeopardy?

Oct 20, 2021
Critics have intensified calls for a new Federal Reserve chair following Powell's financial disclosures, says Rachel Siegel of The Washington Post.
Some are calling for a new Fed Chair following release of Powell's financial disclosures. Above, Fed Chair Jerome Powell visiting Capitol Hill on Oct. 6.
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As inflation mounts, a prime culprit is the price of meat

Oct 20, 2021
Consumers are seeing rising prices for food, particularly beef, pork and poultry. That's forcing some to shift their eating habits.
Disruptions in the food supply chain, including labor and transportation, feed into the higher cost of meat.
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What does California's drought mean for the rest of the country?

Oct 20, 2021
For starters, California is the biggest agricultural producer in the U.S.
Dead almond trees lie in a drought-stricken field in Huron, California, in July 2021.
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What's the best way to get tax cheaters to pay up?

Oct 20, 2021
Democrats are revising the threshold for monitoring bank deposits and withdrawals. But would a strained IRS be up to the task?
Democrats are scaling back their proposal to expand IRS crackdowns in an effort to target wealthier tax evaders.
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No noon meetings: Citigroup tries to address burnout

Oct 20, 2021
Along with protecting the lunch hour, the bank also suggested meetings should be no more than 45 minutes.
Bloomberg reports that Citigroup told staff to reduce meeting times and avoid lunchtime meetings.
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The Great Resignation is leading workers down new career paths

Oct 20, 2021
A record number of workers are quitting their jobs, and some are changing direction to explore new careers.
Dave Harris lost his job as a car mechanic early in the pandemic, then became an insurance adjuster for better pay.
Courtesy Dave Harris

Music from the episode

Stress Me Out Bibio, Olivier St.Louis
Tangerine Beach Fossils
No Room Madison McFerrin
Lost Girl (Noelle) GlitchxCity, Dj Cutman
Soft Stud Black Belt Eagle Scout

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer