The Uncertain Hour

Each season, we explain the weird, complicated and often unequal American economy — and why some people get ahead and some get left behind. Host Krissy Clark dives into obscure policies and forgotten histories to explain why America is like it is. The latest season examines this thing we used to call employment: what happened to it, why it happened and what a workforce made up of “nonemployees” means for our future.

https://www.marketplace.org/shows/the-uncertain-hour/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 48 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 3 hours 45 minutes

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Introducing ‘The Uncertain Hour’


A preview of the newest podcast from Marketplace's Wealth and Poverty team.


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 2016-03-07  3m
 
 

episode 1: The Magic Bureaucrat


Twenty years ago, welfare changed dramatically. Meet the man behind it.


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 2016-04-28  41m
 
 

episode 2: White gloves, aluminum cans and plasma


Meet the mothers who've relied on welfare through the decades.


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 2016-05-11  34m
 
 

episode 3: What’s love (styles) got to do with it?


This is your state on welfare.


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 2016-05-26  34m
 
 

episode 4: Everything but the kitchen sink


How does your state spend federal welfare dollars? It's probably not how you think


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 2016-06-09  23m
 
 

episode 5: “Pregnant? We can help.”


In some states, crisis pregnancy centers get federal welfare dollars.


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 2016-06-23  26m
 
 

episode 6: The road not taken


What's the best path out of poverty--work or education?


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 2016-07-07  43m
 
 

episode 7: The Album, “Work Makes the Difference”


One county welfare office made a whole album of motivational work songs. Listen to the whole thing.


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 2016-08-17  14m
 
 
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