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Erica Cuellar, her husband and her daughter moved in with her father in his home early in the pandemic, after she lost her job. She and her husband were worried they wouldn't be able to afford the rent on their house in Houston with only one income. In July 2020, the whole family tested positive for the coronavirus. Michael Starghill for NPR hide caption

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The company SpotHero built a Zen Den to help employees avoid burnout. Stacey Vanek Smith/NPR hide caption

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Burnout (Classic)

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Labor market trick-or-treat

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Thirty-five years ago, Janet Jackson released an album that changed the course of her career, and of pop music. Blake Cale for NPR hide caption

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Bonus: Janet Jackson's 'Control'

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BRAND new friends

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Indicators of the Week: strikes, prices, Black Friday deals

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Congressional game theory

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Simon says we're stuck with the debt ceiling

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A Nobel prize for an economics revolution

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Akira Johnson has been facing eviction because her landlord would not accept payment from South Carolina's rent and utility assistance program. Cameron Pollack for NPR hide caption

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Why rent help from Congress has been so damn slow getting to people who need it

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LIBOR pains

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A new decade for Bond

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We set up an offshore company in a tax haven (Classic)

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Technology brought to you by the s-curve

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"Borrowers who devote a decade of their lives to public service should be able to rely on the promise of Public Service Loan Forgiveness," U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said on Wednesday. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook tries to save face

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Revenge of the math club

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No Dental, No Power, No Agents: Indicators Of The Week

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Japanese Anime, Made In China

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