“It only took a couple centuries, the first female secretary of the treasury”
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On today's show: Indie rapper Dessa shares "Who's Yellen Now?" — a track about the economic icon. Plus, how a new president can undo his predecessor's policies.
Segments From this episode
Big jump in unemployment benefit claims from gig workers
More people are relying on gig work, which puts a lot of risk on the workers themselves.
How the Biden administration can undo some Trump policies
Sometimes all it takes is a signature. Other cases require allies in Congress or the courts.
Biden: Yellen needs a “Hamilton” musical. Dessa: Here you go.
We asked indie rapper and "Hamilton Mixtape" contributor Dessa to write a song about the first woman poised to be treasury secretary. Listen here.
United, weighed down by losses, aims to nimbly navigate COVID storm
The airline expects first-quarter operating revenue to shrink as much as 70% from the same period two years ago.
China's vaccine diplomacy begins critical test in Brazil
China has been aggressively promoting its COVID-19 vaccines around the world — to provide a public good, boost its pharmaceutical industry and gain geopolitical allies.
Music from the episode
Lady Tune-Yards, Angelique Kidjo, ?uestlove, Akua Naru
Time Will Tell Arms and Sleepers
Beat Goes On Pete Rock
Before I Fall Bob Moses
Goodbye, Goodbye Tegan and Sara
Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer