Jobs are up, but the labor force participation rate is down
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Also: Why Facebook decided to suspend Trump for two years, why used car prices are surging, and what one teen worker is looking for in a summer job.
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The Weekly Wrap: Jobs, jobs, jobs
"Marketplace" host Kai Ryssdal speaks with Kate Davidson from the Wall Street Journal and Catherine Rampell from the Washington Post about the Labor Department’s May jobs report, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s comments about climate change and more for the Weekly Wrap.
What's keeping labor force participation down?
It's not just child care and health issues. Many people are looking at their old jobs and saying no thanks.
Facebook bans Trump for two years
"Marketplace" host Kai Ryssdal speaks with "Marketplace Tech" host Molly Wood about Facebook’s decision to suspend former President Donald Trump for two years.
Why used cars are getting so expensive
Mark Kugman of Kugman Motors in St. Louis has two answers — one simple and one more complicated.
What one teen worker is looking for in a job this summer
Aneesha Edwards in Lexington, Kentucky, is spending her last summer before college working in retail, where customer traffic is steadier than food service.
Music from the episode
ZaZa and Some Runtz (Smoke Break) Terry Presume
Slow Drag Georgia Anne Muldrow
Lemon Lime Emancipator, Cloudchord
Cosmic Sans Cory Wong, Tom Misch
No Cars Go Arcade Fire
Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer