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It's A Women's Recession34:25
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Two women and a child wait to take a COVID-19 test at a mobile testing site in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Two women and a child wait to take a COVID-19 test at a mobile testing site in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

We're in a recession, and it's hitting women especially hard. So how does it compare to the last recession, and how much of it has to do with childcare? Sam is joined by Planet Money's Mary Childs and Stacey Vanek Smith to make sense of it all. Then Sam chats with Reverend Jes Kast, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, about how faith and scripture provide solace in moments of uncertainty like this.

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