Alex Jones Banned, Apple Breaks $1 Trillion But There Will Be More, More Older Adults Still In The Workforce

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A growing number of online platforms have banned content from inflammatory conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. We examine the legal and ethical issues behind the ban. Then, more and more older adults, 85 years of age and older, are in the workforce whether that be part time, continuing an old job, or working in sales. We talk to a Wisconsin expert about where we’re seeing them the most and why this might be happening. We also discuss Apple’s climb to be the first trillion dollar company in the U.S.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Mike Snider Guest
  • Matt Phillips Guest
  • Jim Flaherty Guest

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