Labor movement’s untold stories, Gas prices dip

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Gasoline prices are displayed at a gas station
Gasoline prices are displayed at a station Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, in Shoreline, Wash. Prices for U.S. consumers jumped 6.8% in November compared with a year earlier as surging costs for food, energy, housing, autos and clothing left Americans enduring their highest annual inflation rate in 39 years. Elaine Thompson/AP Photo

Gas prices dropped slightly over the last week, but other costs remain high due to inflation. We check in with an economist about where prices are headed. Plus, we talk with the author of a new book about the untold stories of the labor movement in America.

Featured in this Show

  • Underrepresented voices in the American labor movement

    The rights granted to American workers today came from the actions of union workers in the past. An author walks us through some of the most influential people in the American labor movement.

  • Gas prices are starting to come back down. Will inflation do the same?

    Gas and oil prices are starting to come back down. We explore what that means for inflation and fears of a recession.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Kim Kelly Guest
  • Menzie Chinn Guest