How Record Gas Prices and Inflation Fit in our Larger Economic Picture; Also, Concerning Population Trends in the U.S.

Seeing both the recent jump in gas prices and also the inflation on lots of items that has been building for some time, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the economic conditions that are leading to these things and whether there is any end in sight (01:35).  The guys also discuss what has been termed as the “collapse “ in U.S. population growth and why could be cause for concern (35:37).

A key inflation gauge sets 40-year high as gas and food soar (AP)

Opinion: Gas prices are way up, but real cost of driving a mile was higher for most of the past century (MarketWatch)

Unemployment hits pandemic low in March, but uncertainty looms ahead (WaPo)

Here’s where the jobs are — in one chart (CNBC)

Why U.S. Population Growth Is Collapsing (The Atlantic)

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