New York City’s rat problem
May 23, 2019

New York City’s rat problem

Also: How money makes all the difference when you're behind bars — and once you're released.

Segments From this episode

Society might finally be ready for the film "Booksmart"

May 23, 2019
Screenwriter Katie Silberman says there aren’t enough buddy comedies out there that center around female friends.
Katie Silberman, screenwriter and producer of "Booksmart," at Marketplace studios in Los Angeles, CA.
Daisy Palacios/Marketplace

Brexit Party is on a roll in European election

May 23, 2019
Opinion polls suggest the new party is attracting wide support and is appealing to people of different political persuasions.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage addresses a European Parliament election campaign rally at Olympia London, west London, on May 21.

Money makes all the difference in prison

May 23, 2019
It can't buy freedom, but it bought one inmate some life-improving phone calls.

Housing's double whammy: low inventory, high prices

May 23, 2019
Demand for new homes is highest among people in their 20s and 30s, but for those buyers, it's a challenging housing market.
Frederic J. Brown/Getty Images

Huawei obstacles go global following U.S. blacklisting

May 23, 2019
Chinese tech giant Huawei, already facing a ban on doing business with the U.S., loses global supply-chain and market partners in Europe and Japan
A Huawei logo is displayed at a retail store in Beijing on May 23, 2019.

Music from the episode

The Times I'm Not There NE-HI, Jamila Woods
Severed The Decemberists
House Common Market
As Needed Beirut
Plastic Love Friday Night Plans

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II