“Going for Broke,” Looks at Financial Instability in the United States with Personal Stories

A new limited series podcast called “Going for Broke,” from The Nation magazine and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, is taking a look at the challenges that many Americans are facing right now. The series looks at these issues through personal stories of homelessness, job insecurity, and people just trying to pay their rent.

The Takeaway speaks with Ray Suarez, the host of “Going for Broke.” He is also an author and journalist, a legend around the public radio world. He is also an author and journalist of many decades.

Listen to the full conversation here.

Save An Endangered Species: Journalists

The Economic Hardship Reporting Project supports independent journalists so they can create gripping stories which often counter the typical disparaging narratives about inequality. This high-quality journalism is then co-published with mainstream media outlets mobilizing readers to address systemic economic hardship.

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