Code Switch

Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get...stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead. Sometimes, we'll make you laugh. Other times, you'll get uncomfortable. But we'll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.

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Selling A T-Rex On eBay

On eBay right now: A baby T-Rex. The price? $2.95 million.


 25 April 2019  9m

Is Everything Awesome In The Economy?

The first few months of 2019 looked troubling. But now we seems to be on the upswing.


 24 April 2019  9m

Poets, The Life Boats

April is National Poetry Month, so on this episode, we're passing the mic to a handful of talented poets — the people who narrate our lives and help us better understand our own experiences.


 24 April 2019  35m

What Happened To U.S. Workers?

The share of people ages 25 to 54 in the labor force has fallen in the past couple of decades. What happened? Listen to an excerpt from our live event with the Financial Times Alphachat.


 23 April 2019  9m

The Traffic Tariff

New York will soon charge drivers to enter the most crowded parts of the city. Congestion pricing: Does it work? Who's doing it? And is it coming to a city near you?


 22 April 2019  9m

Failure Is An Option

Original broadcast date: July 29, 2016. Failure can be devastating, but it can also make us stronger and smarter. This week, TED speakers explore how failure clears the way for success, in our everyday work, and our innermost lives. Guests include entrepreneur Astro Teller, economist Tim Harford, author Casey Gerald, and writer Lidia Yuknavitch.


 19 April 2019  52m

A Brief History of Income Taxes

Taxes have been around forever. But the income tax? In the U.S., it's relatively recent.


 18 April 2019  9m

Why Do Introverts Get Paid Less?

There's a gap in career earnings between introverts and extroverts.


 17 April 2019  9m

Can the Go-Go Go On?

For more than two decades, a cellphone store in Washington, D.C. has blasted go-go music right outside of its front door. But a recent noise complaint from a resident of a new, upscale apartment building in the area brought the music to a halt — highlighting the tensions over gentrification in the nation's capital.


 17 April 2019  29m

Why Do We Still Use QWERTY Keyboards?

The story behind the first six keyboard letters are driven by economics.


 16 April 2019  9m