Women are bearing substantial burdens from long-term unemployment
May 26, 2021

Women are bearing substantial burdens from long-term unemployment

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Also: Amazon is buying MGM Studios, how the role of chief sustainability officer is changing, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average on its 125th birthday.

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With Americans itching to travel, the second new low-cost airline this year is taking to the skies

May 26, 2021
Launching a new carrier's a risky business. Pent-up demand may help Breeze Airways beat the odds.
Avelo Airlines was the first low-cost air carrier to start up in 2021, taking flight just a month ago.
Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo Air

The Dow at 125: Why it endures

May 26, 2021
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, filled with household-name companies, "has a special place in the imagination."
Wall Street is the iconic location of the American stock market, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is the market's iconic index of household-name companies.
Stan Honda/AFP via Getty Images

U.S. triggers formal dispute against Canadian dairy practices

May 26, 2021
The U.S. is accusing Canada of setting aside too large a share of the dairy market exclusively for Canadian dairy processors.
At its root, the disagreement has to do with the way each government tries to help farmers break even.
Ariana Drehsler/AFP via Getty Images

A woman's struggle to overcome long-term unemployment

May 26, 2021
Nearly 3 million women have left the workforce since the pandemic hit.
During the pandemic, women's labor-force participation declined to the lowest level since May 1987.
FluxFactory via Getty Images

Why corporate America is making room in the C-suite for CSOs

May 26, 2021
According to a new report, the field of chief sustainability officers has grown by 228% over the past decade. And the role is evolving.
According to a new report, 31 publicly traded companies in the U.S. hired their first chief sustainability officer in 2020.
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Blue Monday New Order
Adventure Monster Rally
black coffee Elijah Who
History Repeats Brittany Howard
Rare Form Millionyoung

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer