Pandemic 'Baby Bust'; Zoom Towns

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Throughout the pandemic, some have speculated that there might be a "baby boom," but so far it seems to be more like a "baby bust." Philip Cohen, a sociologist and a demographer, explains what the potential long-term consequences may be. Also, "Zoom towns," such as Aspen, Truckee and Bethel, are being flooded with people who now telecommute to work. We visit some "Zoom towns" in the Pacific Northwest with reporter Tom Banse. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 27, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on January 27, 2021.


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