Every weekday on Marketplace, Kai Ryssdal hosts a lively and unexpected exploration of the day’s business and economic news from Wall Street to your wallet.
Apple's $14.5 billion tax bill, when "publish or perish" runs afoul of the law and a conversation with Delta's new CEO. Plus: the third and final entry in our series about Florida's prison problem. When the state is short corrections officers, and can't retain the ones they have, what happens to inmates?
Florida has lost thousands of correctional officers in its prisons; why the once ubiquitous commodity of frozen orange juice is now steadily disappearing; and we talked with Professor Thomas Rid about the evolving relationship between humans and robots.
We examine the relationship between the Wallin Education Partners scholarship program and diversifying Minnesota's workforce; residents in Aspen, Colorado talk about the perils of affordable housing in a glitzy ski resort town; and we unpack the last 5 days of business and economy news for the Weekly Wrap.
Uber posted second quarter losses exceeding $100 million; The CEO of Mylan attributes the cost of EpiPens increasing by 500 percent to a dysfunctional healthcare system; and we examine the mini-trend of artists like Beyonce and Frank Ocean releasing visual albums.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is not doing so well with the major party candidates this election season; Kai talks with Middendorf's Restaurant owner Horst Pfeifer in Akers, Louisiana about running his business during a massive flood; and the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that graduate students who work in universities have the right to unionize.
Angela Merkel became one of the most influential world leaders today and how she might proceed post-Brexit; Paris has started construction on its first urban refugee camp — what effect this will have on the city's homeless refugee population; and what does the requirement that presidential candidates disclose their personal finances mean for Donald Trump in this election?