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Work Work Work
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Work Work Work

The availability of work — the availability of jobs for people who want a job and even for people who didn't know they want a job — continues expanding.

Work Work Work

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Down Clown
Tricia Manuel

Down Clown

Clowns and clowning have been suffering from a chronic branding crisis for decades. Can they fix it?

Down Clown

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Handle With Care
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Handle With Care

In the midst of a deepening economic crisis, a reporter's dilemma.

Handle With Care

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The Price Of Rice In Japan
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The Price Of Rice In Japan

Demand for Japanese-grown rice is falling. But prices are still going up.

The Price Of Rice In Japan

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Free Tuition; False Economy?
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Free Tuition; False Economy?

Why free tuition may make for better politics than economics.

Free Tuition; False Economy?

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The Liars Of Romance
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The Liars Of Romance

People lie when they're looking for a mate online. Today on the Indicator: the lies we tell online, and how often we tell them.

The Liars Of Romance

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Call The Midwife Back
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Call The Midwife Back

For more than three decades, it was illegal in Alabama to have your baby delivered by a midwife. But last year the state finally legalized midwifery and now it could lead to serious cost savings.

Call The Midwife Back

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Your Jobs Questions, Answered
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Your Jobs Questions, Answered

Martha Gimbel of the Hiring Lab at Indeed answers listener questions about the job market.

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Why Aren't We More Productive?
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Why Aren't We More Productive?

Computing and the internet should make us more productive. Or should they?! It's an Indicator mystery.

Why Aren't We More Productive?

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NAFTA-splainer
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NAFTA-splainer

Cardiff gets the lowdown on NAFTA from Soumaya Keynes of The Economist

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