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Examining Trump's Record On Trade

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:57:14 -0400

When the president speaks the world listens. Adam Behsudi of Politico talks with NPR's Scott Simon about how Donald Trump's outspoken commentary is affecting international trade with the U.S.

A Primer On The Future Of Net Neutrality Under Trump

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:57:14 -0400

The Federal Communications Commission is taking steps to repeal regulations for Internet service providers that the FCC approved in 2015.

Episode 553: The Dollar At The Center Of The World

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:14:07 -0400

Today on the show, how a New Hampshire hotel filled with boozing economists saved the global economy.

U.S. Economy Grows At Weakest Rate In Past 3 Years

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:31:00 -0400

The U.S. economy stalled in the first quarter, growing at a tepid 0.7 percent. But economists say the ragged quarter was an aberration and predict growth will rebound during the spring and summer.

At TED This Week, Two Speakers Got To The Root Of Things

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:31:00 -0400

At the TED Conference in Vancouver this week, two Fellows, Devita Davison and Damon Davis talked about putting ideas to work to invigorate marginalized communities from within.

In 'The Circle', What We Give Up When We Share Ourselves

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:12:00 -0400

The film, based on the book by Dave Eggers, presents a dystopian view of where Silicon Valley is taking the world and captures the tech industry's failure to acknowledge the downside of its creations.

Trump: The President Who Is Still A Businessman

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Trump the president has done little to separate himself from Trump the businessman. This video explains why that's the case and what we know and don't know about the president's financial ties.

GDP Grew Just 0.7 Percent In First Quarter Of 2017

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:08:00 -0400

The Commerce Department report indicates the slowest economic growth in three years.

Survey Says Workers Are Leaving Tech Jobs Because Of Mistreatment

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:04:00 -0400

The tech industry is getting hit hard by turnover among workers who believe they've been treated unfairly. It's most acute among underrepresented workers, including women and minorities.

Waffle House Founders Die Less Than 2 Months Apart

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:42:00 -0400

Joe Rogers Sr. and Thomas Forkner Sr. co-founded the Waffle House in an Atlanta suburb in 1955. A statement released by the company says Forkner died on Wednesday at age 98. Rogers died March 3 at 97.

Trump Signs Executive Order On Offshore Drilling And Marine Sanctuaries

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:16:00 -0400

President Trump signed an executive order Friday that aims to expand offshore drilling for oil and gas, in a move welcomed by the oil and gas industry and greeted with alarm by environmental groups.

With Billions At Stake, Trump Agrees To Mend NAFTA — Not End It

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:38:00 -0400

Despite his long-standing criticism of the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Trump has opted to reopen negotiations on the deal rather than run the risk of scrapping it altogether.

Google Spins Up Its First Servers In Cuba

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:14:00 -0400

The company can speed up delivery of high-bandwidth content like YouTube videos because the servers will now store data locally. But accessing the Internet in Cuba remains difficult and expensive.

FBI Investigates Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort's Ties To Russia

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:20:00 -0400

As the Trump administration settles in, questions continue to pop up about a figure from last year's campaign: Paul Manafort. Why do his business dealings continue to stir such interest? Who is he, really?

French National Front Member On What's Attracting People To Her Party

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:20:00 -0400

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Patricia Chagnon, a member of Marine Le Pen's party Front National.