The she-cession meets she-flation
Apr 14, 2022

The she-cession meets she-flation

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Inflation is hitting women harder than men and could impact their labor participation. Plus: A Nashville pop-up market provides opportunity for Black entrepreneurs.

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Why gas prices loom so large in the way we think about the economy

Apr 14, 2022
They helped push up retail sales in March, but they're already coming back down.
The biggest increases in spending last month were on food and beverages, and, of course, at gas stations, according to Commerce Department Data.
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The she-cession and she-flation are colliding

Apr 14, 2022
It could affect women's wallets and their participation in the labor market.
For women, the effects of inflation are hitting hard. Women do most household shopping, and their products are often priced higher than comparable items bought by men.
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Millions of college students are eligible for tax credits. But they have to file for them.

Apr 14, 2022
Students may be entitled to additional money if they're not claimed as dependents.
Students at the University of California, Berkeley. College students may be entitled to tax benefits and pandemic relief payments.
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Crypto for kids?

Apr 14, 2022
A conversation with Rebecca Jennings of Vox on the growing new industry that teaches children about cryptocurrency, NFTs and Web3.
Internet culture reporter Rebecca Jennings says a growing cohort of camps, startups and media aim to prepare children for the future of the internet. What lessons are the kids learning?
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For Black entrepreneurs in Nashville, a pop-up market brings new opportunity

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The pandemic spurred a small-business boom, and that included many Black entrepreneurs looking for new ways to reach consumers.
Karii Jones, the owner of Majik Trap, sets up her booth at Black Market. Majik Trap sells oils, incense and crystals.
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How a St. Louis pottery tool maker became a worker cooperative

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Collin Garrity of Garrity Tools says the pandemic forced him to rethink his ideas about work and business ownership.
“I think that this is a great way to create an example of how a business can also support its employees and not just value them based on how productive they are,” Collin Garrity says about worker cooperatives.
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Music from the episode

Rififi Rococo Chris Joss
Independent Women, Pt. 1 Destiny's Child
Lost Girl (Noelle) GlitchxCity, Dj Cutman
Coco Mango (FloFilz Remix) MF DOOM, FloFilz

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Andie Corban Associate Producer
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer