Stacey Vanek Smith

Stacey Vanek Smith appears in the following:

Forget Neutrality

Friday, December 15, 2017

Most Americans have at most one choice for broadband internet. On today's show: How it got that way, and what it means for the debate over net neutrality.

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Full Employment: Are We There Yet?

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Why is it so hard to figure out when the economy is at full employment? And why does the Fed keep getting it wrong?

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Bitcoin, Unemployment, and Mythical Beasts

Monday, December 11, 2017

Our guest, Tyler Cowen, has smart insights into a ridiculously wide range of subjects. Our conversation is a lightning round that touches everything from the stock market to dystopian novels.

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SPACE 4: 3 2 1

Friday, December 08, 2017

We've got a satellite. We got a rocket. We're heading to the launch pad.

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Where's My Raise?

Friday, December 08, 2017

The unemployment rate is really low, but wages are barely rising. What's going on?

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SPACE 3: Rocket Shopping

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

We found a satellite. We tried to figure out what it would do. Now we need to choose our rocket.

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Loopholes And Deficits

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Republicans have been complaining about deficits forever. This was their big chance to do something. Why didn't they?

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Power Pinch

Monday, December 04, 2017

The history of sexual harassment training videos, and the surprising insight it gives us into the current wave of sexual harassment cases.

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The Price Of Plots: A Look At The Cemetery Real Estate Business

Friday, October 27, 2017

Burial space is an investment. As graveyard space becomes scarce and more valuable, entrepreneurs are flipping grave plots.

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North Korea's Cut From Small Businesses Goes To Its Nuclear Program

Thursday, October 19, 2017

North Korea is known as one of the most closed down socialist economies in the world. But even still, there is a small class of budding entrepreneurs. We learn how that works.

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As Book Sales Drop, Guinness World Records Ltd. Adapts Its Services

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Guinness World Records is one of the best selling books in history. But book sales have been dropping. About 10 years ago, Guinness realized it needed a new way to make money.

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Rough Translation: Why Many Muslims In India Feel Yoga Has Been Weaponized

Monday, September 18, 2017

In India, yoga has been causing some controversy after it became associated with militant Hindu nationalism. NPR's international podcast follows a yoga-loving Indian Muslim caught in the middle.

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Charlottesville: Reflecting On And Dissecting What Happened

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Charlottesville, Va., continues to recover after white supremacists rallied and three people died. NPR has the latest on investigations into the motorist who rammed his car into counter protesters.

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'Words You'll Hear': Trump Administration To Talk NAFTA Renegotiation

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Later this week, White House officials begin the process of renegotiating changes and updates to NAFTA, which President Donald Trump has called "the worst deal ever made."

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A Reformed White Nationalist Speaks Out On Charlottesville

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Former white nationalist Christian Picciolini says he was "lost" and "lonely" when he was recruited into a white supremacist group as a teenager but he now runs a nonprofit that advocates for peace.

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Alabama Voters Go To Polls To Fill Seat Left Vacant By Jeff Sessions

Sunday, August 13, 2017

In Alabama, voters head to the polls Tuesday in a primary for U.S. Senate. The race is to fill a seat long occupied by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Rural Trump Supporters Back His Comments On Charlottesville

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The White House tweaked its reaction to the events in Charlottesville, Va. President Trump was criticized for suggesting the bigotry had come from "many sides." Supporters blame the left for violence.

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Reactions Out Of China And Guam Over Exchanges Between U.S. And North Korea

Saturday, August 12, 2017

President Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron amid mounting tensions with North Korea. Trump is not backing down from his rhetoric on North Korea.

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White Supremacist Rally In Virginia Turns Violent

Saturday, August 12, 2017

A white supremacist rally in Charlottesville turned violent Saturday, with a vehicle plowing into the crowd. Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy reacts to the incident.

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Trump Speaks Out Against Violence In Charlottesville

Saturday, August 12, 2017

President Donald Trump spoke out against the violence that erupted earlier today at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

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