The Uncertain Hour
About This Show
In The Uncertain Hour, host Krissy Clark dives into one controversial topic each season to reveal the surprising origin stories of our economy. From the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk, each season goes beyond buzzwords to bust longstanding myths and uncover surprising backstories. Because the things we fight the most about are the things we know the least about. Listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast app. Twitter: @UncertainHour.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Reprise: “Pregnant? We can help.”
In light of the recent Supreme Court ruling on crisis pregnancy centers, we wanted to re-share this episode. Federal TANF dollars (also known as federal welfare dollars) goes to funding some crisis pregnancy centers, thanks to the way the 1996 Welfare Reform bill was written.
Our episode from season one includes a rare look inside one of the crisis pregnancy centers that gets welfare/TANF funding and it’s well-worth another listen.
If you're curious about how your state spends federal welfare dollars, check out this online tool from Marketplace.
Welcome back to "The Uncertain Hour," the Wealth & Poverty desk's podcast hosted by Senior Correspondent Krissy Clark.
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Episodes of This Show
Dec 21, 2017
Rated 5 out of
Entertaining and engaging
A thoughtful series that takes the time to dig into the origins of phenomena we think we know a lot about, but really don't. Keeps you engaged through interviews and great storytelling!
Date published: 2017-11-23
Rated 5 out of
Important long form journalism
Demonstrates the best of the podcast medium as a way to create and explore important, long form, enterprise journalism. A real high point of the week.
Date published: 2017-12-11