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This student's job has kept her out in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A pandemic, a high school senior, and an essential job

A trifecta of stressful scenarios all resting on one 17-year-old’s shoulders. Talking budgets with the County Executive. And burnout is affecting everyone right now, but this author argues that it never really stopped affecting millennials.

Individual segments are available in our podcast stream or at www.kuow.org/record.

High school essential worker

It’s hard to be a high school student right now, and stressful to be an essential worker. High school senior Maddy Bowles is both. She spoke with Bill Radke about how COVID-19 has changed her life.

King County Executive Dow Constantine 9.29

It’s budget time. What does that look like in King County: across law enforcement, homelessness, transit, marijuana consumption? We asked County Executive Dow Constantine on his regular Tuesday visit to the show.

Anne Helen Petersen, Can't Even

“I can’t even.” From earnest exclamation to skewered saying, the phrase has never really not been true for millennials, argues Anne Helen Petersen. After her viral piece on the topic last year, Petersen’s new book is called Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation.