Results Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote, The Inequalities Of Aging

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While issues of social inequality continue to rise in the United States, we’re also facing challenges in taking care of our aging population. We talk to an anthropologist who spent time inside the homes and offices of home care agencies for both low-income and affluent seniors. We also recap the results of Saturday’s vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Elana Buch Guest