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Power shifts to workers
Sep 1, 2021

Power shifts to workers

Walmart is seeking 20,000 new distribution and supply chain workers. Will it find them? Also on today's show: life after the eviction moratorium and what might be in store for the Afghan economy under the Taliban.

Segments From this episode

Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

Why not bury all our power lines?

Sep 1, 2021
The upfront cost is high and the cost-benefit calculation depends and the region, experts say.
Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images

The Taliban lacks the skill to run an economy, expert says

Sep 1, 2021
Afghanistan's economy needs the help of regional forces and countries, economist Asad Ejaz Butt says.
Images of women at a beauty salon in Kabul are defaced with spray paint.
Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images

Business is strong, mall manager says, but virus still stirs worries

Sep 1, 2021
Alana Ferko, who runs the Butte Plaza Mall in Montana, is trying to keep her workers and shoppers healthy.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

As white-collar workers stay remote, those in service jobs are missing customers

Sep 1, 2021
As offices stay closed, service workers have felt the sting.
JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

Battlefields Misun
Cirrus Bonobo
Chosen Blood Orange
Mad (feat. Lil Wayne) Solange, Lil Wayne
To be Remote TOKiMONSTA
Finally Moving Pretty Lights

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer