Jun 21, 2016

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New data shows a decline in labor force participation by men in America; how the London business community is preparing for the possible British exit from the European Union; and the latest installment of Corner Office with EA CEO Andrew Wilson 

Segments From this episode

What would happen if China put itself on a diet?

Jun 21, 2016
The government's new diet guidelines call for cutting meat consumption in half.
Customers select pork at a supermarket in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province.
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What might Brexit mean for London’s financial center?

Jun 21, 2016
Kai Ryssdal spoke with BBC Business News Correspondent Theo Leggett
Campaigners to remain in the EU unfurl a banner on Westminster Bridge as a bus bearing the face of UKIP leader Nigel Farage and a message urging voters to leave the EU in the upcoming referendum sits behind it as they wait for a flotilla of boats from the group 'Fishing for Leave' to sail by on the river Thames in London on June 15, 2016. A Brexit flotilla of fishing boats sailed up the River Thames into London today with foghorns sounding, in a protest against EU fishing quotas by the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union. 
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Softball has some unlikely origins and an uncertain future

Jun 21, 2016
Women who play competitive sports today have fewer opportunities to make it a career
Jennie Finch at the 2015 MLB All-Star Legends And Celebrity Softball Game at Great American Ball Park on July 12, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Men are still trickling out of the labor force

Jun 21, 2016
The U.S. workforce reached "peak men" a long time ago. Now what?
Workers break a concrete footpath beside a busy street in New York.
JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

Celebrities and sports stars weigh in on Brexit

Jun 21, 2016
David Beckham votes remain
 Former soccer player David Beckham is one of many famous Brits speaking out. 
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New data shows a decline in labor force participation by men in America; how the London business community is preparing for the possible British exit from the European Union; and the latest installment of Corner Office with EA CEO Andrew Wilson 

Music from the episode

Girl from Sweden Eric Saade
Cover Your Tracks Young Galaxy
Acceptable in the 80's Calvin Harris