Conservatives And Labor, Divorce Rates Up, And Fossils

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Divorce rates are rising during the COVID-19 pandemic. We look at what’s behind the trend. We also hear a take about whether Republicans can create a new relationship with labor.

Featured in this Show

  • A Call For Conservatives To Work With Organized Labor And Workers

    A recent open letter called for conservatives to actively support and collaborate with American workers and even labor unions. We talk with a signatory about what the impetus was for the letter, and what success would look like.

  • A Look At The Rising Divorce Rates During The Pandemic

    New data shows that divorce rates in the U.S. have been skyrocketing over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. We look at what’s driving the separation and which couples are being hit the hardest.

  • Seven Skeletons: The Evolution Of The World's Most Famous Human Fossils

    Some fossils of early human ancestors have become household names — think of Lucy, a female hominid fossil found in the 1970s, or Peking Man, a fossil from roughly 750,000 years ago. We talk to a historian who explored all the controversies, exhibitions and rumors that made fossils famous.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Kirk Doran Guest
  • Stephanie Coontz Guest
  • Lydia Pyne Guest

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