Weekly Wrap: Coronavirus and the Economy, Love Is Blind on Netflix : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders The fast-moving coronavirus has turned up in more than 40 countries, and now it's affecting the global economy. Sam talks to two reporters from Marketplace about the financial impact of the virus. Marielle Segarra details how consumers might feel its consequences, while Reema Khrais, host of the podcast This Is Uncomfortable, explains how the US government is trying to respond. Then, Sam talks to Mark Cuevas, a contestant on the Netflix show Love Is Blind, about his time on the show. He follows up that conversation with Washington Post TV critic Hank Stuever, to break down the popularity of shows where contestants can't see each other.
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Weekly Wrap: Coronavirus and the Markets; 'Love Is Blind' is Final Boss Reality TV

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Weekly Wrap: Coronavirus and the Markets; 'Love Is Blind' is Final Boss Reality TV

Weekly Wrap: Coronavirus and the Markets; 'Love Is Blind' is Final Boss Reality TV

Weekly Wrap: Coronavirus and the Markets; 'Love Is Blind' is Final Boss Reality TV

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The fast-moving coronavirus has turned up in more than 40 countries, and now it's affecting the global economy. Sam talks to two reporters from Marketplace about the financial impact of the virus. Marielle Segarra details how consumers might feel its consequences, while Reema Khrais, host of the podcast This Is Uncomfortable, explains how the US government is trying to respond. Then, Sam talks to Mark Cuevas, a contestant on the Netflix show Love Is Blind, about his time on the show. He follows up that conversation with Washington Post TV critic Hank Stuever, to break down the popularity of shows where contestants can't see each other.

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