Politics influence purchases, First Republic Bank failure

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We talk to a marketing professor about the conservative boycott of Bud Light beer and the way our politics influence our purchasing decisions. Then, a financial security professor joins us to look at what led to the collapse of the First Republic Bank.

Featured in this Show

  • Bud Light backlash: When politics shape our purchases

    Many conservatives started boycotting Bud Light beer after Anheuser-Busch partnered with a social media influencer who is transgender. A marketing professor joins us to look at the ways our politics influence what we choose to buy or not buy.

  • What to make of the latest bank failure

    We talk about why First Republic Bank was seized by regulators, whether we’re in the middle of a larger banking crisis, and what individuals should know going forward.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Nooshin Warren Guest
  • J. Michael Collins Guest

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