Two weeks until the bottom falls out July 16, 2020

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Maybe less. Today we're talking about that extra $600 per week going to the more than 30 million people claiming unemployment benefits. That extra money, set to disappear at the end of the month, is keeping a bad economic outlook from getting worse. Plus: The latest on yesterday's big Twitter hack, this year's political conventions and how parenting in the pandemic hurts women's careers. By the way, please help us improve this podcast by taking a quick anonymous survey at americanpublicmedia.org/survey. **_Correction: (July 17, 2020): This podcast misstated the number of people currently receiving the extra $600 per week in …



Maybe less. Today we're talking about that extra $600 per week going to the more than 30 million people claiming unemployment benefits. That extra money, set to disappear at the end of the month, is keeping a bad economic outlook from getting worse. Plus: The latest on yesterday's big Twitter hack, this year's political conventions and how parenting in the pandemic hurts women's careers.

By the way, please help us improve this podcast by taking a quick anonymous survey at americanpublicmedia.org/survey.

Correction: (July 17, 2020): This podcast misstated the number of people currently receiving the extra $600 per week in unemployment benefits. The text has been corrected.