Is housing in a recession or a reality check?
Aug 23, 2022

Is housing in a recession or a reality check?

New home sales are down, which has builders crying "housing recession," but prices are way up. What gives? Plus, what it takes to build a semiconductor plant and why Brits are gearing up for an energy bill-paying strike.

Segments From this episode

Is housing in a recession or a reality check?

Aug 23, 2022
Trade groups say the industry is in recession, but prices are still high and foreclosures are low.
While prices are still high, home sales across the country have declined for six straight months.
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Finnish prime minister's woes show women in power face double standard

Aug 23, 2022
Sanna Marin faced scrutiny after dancing and partying, a reaction familiar to many women in positions of authority.
Finnish leader Sanna Marin, whose partying at a private event raised a furor.
Hannibal Hanschke/Getty Images

The multibillion-dollar youth sports industry is leaving lots of kids on the sidelines

Aug 23, 2022
In "Take Back the Game," Linda Flanagan looks at how the growing youth sports industry has become a recipe for haves and have-nots.
According to author Linda Flanagan, parents are the main spenders in the youth sports industry. "It goes into travel, to equipment, to team memberships," said Flanagan. "There's an entire world out there that is offering sports options to parents, and they're paying up."
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Music from the episode

Hearbeats The Knife
Simmer Hayley Williams
Weary Solange
Pyramid Blue Richard Houghten
Last Raindrop Fitz and The Tantrums

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Andie Corban Associate Producer
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer

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