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Jun 29, 2016

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Brexit may turn out to be a regional issue as markets begin to stabilize and panic subsides; we asked Americans if they think the economy is rigged and 71 percent said yes; and how Facebook is changing newsfeeds to feature more personal content

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How the post office created America

Jun 27, 2016
A new book explains.
The postal service was around even before the founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence.
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As Brexit looms, London frets about its future

Jun 29, 2016
London voted to remain in the EU, but now the likelihood of leaving worries many.
City workers talk on their mobile phones near the Bank of England as the financial markets face uncertainty in the wake of Brexit on June 27, 2016 in London, England. 
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What Facebook's new algorithm means for you

Jun 29, 2016
It's good news! If you're not a publisher.
Facebook wants to prioritize your family and friends' posts.
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Brexit: global catastrophe or regional difficulty?

Jun 29, 2016
The negative reaction to the UK's decision to leave the EU may have been excessive.
Protesters gather to demonstrate against the EU referendum result in Trafalgar Square on June 28, 2016 in London, England. Up to 50,000 people were expected before the event was cancelled due to safety concerns. Early evening up to 300 people have still converged on the square to vent their anti-Brexit feelings. 
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Nike serves up a big fashion don't at Wimbledon

Jun 29, 2016
Female players paid to wear Nike weren't exactly game for its babydoll dresses.
Annika Beck of Great Britain plays a forehand during the Ladies Singles second round match against Heather Watson of Great Britain on June 29, 2016 in London, England. Beck is wearing the Nike tennis dress in question. 
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Survey says: Americans feel the economy is rigged

Jun 29, 2016
Across the board, people who took our latest poll say the economy is "rigged" to favor certain groups.
 An Occupy Wall Street protestor holds up a mock debt note during a demonstration in San Francisco, California. 
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Keep Calm and Carry On poster is on sale for $28k

Jun 29, 2016
When Britain needs it the most.
Postcards featuring the World War II British slogan 'Keep Calm and Carry On' are seen outside a newsagents in London, on 24 June, 2016. 
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A slimmed-down GE Capital highlights pros and cons of "too big to fail"

Jun 29, 2016
In the last year, GE Capital has sold off $180 billion dollars of its business
The entrance of General Electric (GE) Celma, GE's aviation engine overhaul facility in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 8, 2016. 
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Weekly Wrap: Forget a jobless recovery, this is the growthless recovery

Jul 29, 2016
Plus, Hillary Clinton's convention speech and counting the decades until the next rate hike.

Brexit may turn out to be a regional issue as markets begin to stabilize and panic subsides; we asked Americans if they think the economy is rigged and 71 percent said yes; and how Facebook is changing newsfeeds to feature more personal content

Music from the episode

Sad Song Au Revoir Simone
Chasing Shadows Santigold
Gold Silver Diamond Generationals
Yes We Can Can Allen Toussaint