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The most important stories, explained through the lens of business. A podcast about money, business and power. Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson. The Journal is a co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal.
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The United Auto Works walked off the job and started striking this week. It's the first UAW strike against General Motors in over a decade. WSJ's Christina Rogers explains how both sides reached this deadlock.
California just passed a bill to allow college athletes to earn endorsement money, which the NCAA prohibits. WSJ's Rachel Bachman explains what the change could mean for college sports.
Major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were bombed over the weekend. WSJ's Rory Jones saw the aftermath of the attacks, and he explains what it means for the world's oil supply and tensions in the Middle East.
PG&E, California's biggest utility, has a long record of run-ins with regulators. WSJ's Rebecca Smith reports on over two decades of misconduct at the company.
Democrats have a new idea for how to tax the richest Americans: taxing wealth, not just income. Rich Rubin breaks down three plans, from Joe Biden, Julian Castro and Elizabeth Warren.
Google's Antitrust Problem

Google's Antitrust Problem

2019-09-1200:20:252

Attorneys general from 48 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico announced an antitrust investigation into Google's advertising business this week. Rob Copeland explains how Google's ad business works, how it grew so large and what has investigators concerned.
Why Trump and Bolton Split

Why Trump and Bolton Split

2019-09-1100:17:552

John Bolton, President Trump's national security adviser, left the White House on Tuesday. WSJ's Michael Bender explains why Bolton and the president parted ways.
Netflix Versus the World

Netflix Versus the World

2019-09-1000:16:582

Netflix changed entertainment with binge watching and streaming. Now, competitors like Disney are trying to use Netflix's playbook against it.
A 2020 Test Case

A 2020 Test Case

2019-09-0900:16:181

Voters are heading to the polls in North Carolina on Tuesday for a closely watched special election. How certain people vote may offer clues for how next year's presidential election could go.
Emails disclosed this week at the University of Southern California show how the school weighed donations in considering whether to admit students. Plus, the story of the SAT's "adversity score."
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Comments (4)

Elijah Claude

Not one mention of Andrew Yang's Freedom Dividend.... Which is one of the only programs where both the left and the right can agree on in some way. The only plan that holds corporations accountable... 🙄

Sep 14th
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HELLO

Elijah Claude Andrew Yang is a business man, he said he would take money from corporations in the primaries. aka willing to be Baught out. I like that he is spreading info on UBI, but most of his policies are lacking weight, especially his climate plan . Bernie is the only truly viable candidate.

Sep 14th
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Xiaotao Wang

is there text of this recording, would be better!

Aug 30th
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Bookshopedreams

great podcast!

Aug 13th
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