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A little show about big ideas. From the people who make Planet Money, The Indicator helps you make sense of what's happening today. It's a quick hit of insight into work, business, the economy, and everything else. Listen weekday afternoons.

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The 99% Invisible City With Roman Mars

Podcast host and co-author of The 99% Invisible City Roman Mars joins the show to talk about his new book, the ways people shape their cities, and how to combine beauty & function in design.

The 99% Invisible City With Roman Mars

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Questions From Kids

Stacey and Cardiff answer questions from kids...also, a few animal facts.

Questions From Kids

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A New DAWN On Broadway

As arts workers continue to struggle, they're trying their hand at something new. Not a new performance or show, but a piece of legislation which would keep their industry alive through the pandemic.

A New DAWN On Broadway

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The Great Remittance Mystery

In 2019, migrants sent a record $500 billion back to their countries of origin. Then COVID hit, and the World Bank predicted a 20 percent drop in that flow of cash. But now the data is in, and it turns out remittances have held steady.

The Great Remittance Mystery

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The Case Against Google

A few days ago, The Department of Justice filed a massive antitrust lawsuit against Google. The case focuses on the company's dominance in search, but what about the rest of Google's empire?

The Case Against Google

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Hope Vs. Despair

Should we feel hope or despair about the future of the American economy? Cardiff and Stacey debate.

Hope Vs. Despair

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Why Women Are Leaving The Workforce

Of the 1.1 million people who left the job market in September, over 860,000 were women. Today we look at why women are dropping out of the workforce and what it will mean for the economy.

Why Women Are Leaving The Workforce

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Economic Consequences Of The Census

The coronavirus pandemic, distrust of the government, and a surprising political battle have the 2020 Census count.

Economic Consequences Of The Census

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The Lehman Trilogy

Just before Broadway shut down, team Indicator saw The Lehman Trilogy, about the origin of Lehman Brothers. We talk with playwright Ben Power about the firm, the family and the consolation of history.

The Lehman Trilogy

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Inequities Of The Pandemic

The coronavirus has devastated the U.S. economy, but it hasn't affected everyone equally. Today on the show, four ways the pandemic has deepened inequality.

Inequities Of The Pandemic

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