Apr 26, 2021

Investing in children and families is also infrastructure

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The Biden administration argues child care is part of the infrastructure of a functioning economy. Also on today's show: Apple's plan to spend more than $1 billion on a new campus in North Carolina and why older single women are buying camper vans.

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Biden's new plan would invest heavily in children and families

Apr 26, 2021
Pandemic child care struggles and economic fallout may create a more receptive environment for Biden administration priorities.
During the pandemic, "there was a greater recognition for employers in the business community that child care is really the workforce that supports all other workforces," says Cindy Cisneros of the Committee for Economic Development.
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Apple will spend more than $1 billion on new campus in North Carolina's Triangle

Apr 26, 2021
The move's all about attracting talent — a lot of it.
Apple's North Carolina branch may attract workers who don't want to live in San Francisco or New York City.
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Pent-up demand is helping The RealReal grow

Apr 26, 2021
Julie Wainwright, CEO of the luxury consignment store, says in-person shopping "makes sense for our business."
"We believe we're going to be a pandemic recovery story," says Julie Wainwright, founder and CEO of The RealReal. Above, she speaks at Vanity Fair's 2017 Founders Fair.
Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for Vanity Fair

Live music is coming back, but shows will look different

Apr 26, 2021
Limited audience capacity and higher ticket prices are some of the changes concertgoers can expect this summer.
Bad Bunny on stage in Los Angeles in 2018. Presale ticket purchases for his 2022 tour set a record on Ticketmaster.
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Sometimes, doctors and residencies don't match

Apr 26, 2021
"Matching" with a residency program is like a game of musical chairs, with more medical school grads than residency slots.
Despite the country's growing need for physicians, many would-be doctors are having difficulty matching into residency programs.
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Why older, single women are buying camper vans

Apr 26, 2021
Ilsa Chapple of Cascade Campers says many customers come in when "they're on their own for the first time in a long time."
A Cascade Campers van in Death Valley, California. Ilsa Chapple transforms cargo vans into camper vans, enabling owners to live on the road.
Courtesy Ilsa Chapple

Music from the episode

Sister Owls Monster Rally
Dancin - Krono Remix Aaron Smith, Luvli, Krono
Passenger Kidsmoke

The team

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