How Interruptions Hurt, Controversial Federal Subsidies At Issue In The Affordable Care Act, Not Acting On Climate Change

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Phone calls, emails, meeting notifications, instant messanging…it seems that the distractions at work never end. Rob Ferrett finds out what this is doing to our productivity. Rob also talks about conflicting court rulings on the federal subsidies portion of the Affordable Care Act and speaks with a guest who says our country’s inaction on climate change is costing us big time.

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    Phone calls, emails, and other interruptions hurt the quality of our work at school and the office. A psychology researcher shares new findings, and how they can change our workplace behavior.

  • Conflicting Court Rulings On Federal Subsidy Portion Of Affordable Care Act Released Tuesday

    Two U.S. appeals court panels issued conflicting rulings Tuesday on the federal subsidy portion of the Affordable Care Act. A POLITICO reporter discusses these rulings and explains what they could mean for the future of healthcare in the United States.

  • Is The Climate Change Struggle Failing?

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Cyrus Foroughi Guest
  • Kyle Cheney Guest
  • Dale Jamieson Guest
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer

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