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Our Global Economy

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Stories that provide depth and context to interrelated economic issues, including the best from PRI’s The World, The Takeaway, Living on Earth, and other popular programs.

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Stories that provide depth and context to interrelated economic issues, including the best from PRI’s The World, The Takeaway, Living on Earth, and other popular programs.

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Been a fan since college

By Kara Robertsss - Nov 21 2018
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Hey Marco and Team, Discovered the world searching for electronic music on SoundCloud at the library. This event was huge for me. I studied international relations and security in college, so it was a nice little GPA booster having factoids for those essay exams. Thank you for all your work, your coverage helped me a lot and I’m still a big fan as a post-grad. Sincerely, Kara from UT Austin

Ultra Liberal

By Apple1234Pie - Apr 29 2017
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I hope our tax dollars are funding this garbage.

iTunes Ratings

17 Ratings
Average Ratings
10
4
2
1
0

Been a fan since college

By Kara Robertsss - Nov 21 2018
Read more
Hey Marco and Team, Discovered the world searching for electronic music on SoundCloud at the library. This event was huge for me. I studied international relations and security in college, so it was a nice little GPA booster having factoids for those essay exams. Thank you for all your work, your coverage helped me a lot and I’m still a big fan as a post-grad. Sincerely, Kara from UT Austin

Ultra Liberal

By Apple1234Pie - Apr 29 2017
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I hope our tax dollars are funding this garbage.

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Our Global Economy

Updated about 2 months ago

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Stories that provide depth and context to interrelated economic issues, including the best from PRI’s The World, The Takeaway, Living on Earth, and other popular programs.

Will Iowa farmers benefit from Trump's newest deals with China and Japan?

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The United States and Japan have signed a tentative trade deal that would open up Japan to more American-grown wheat, pork and beef.

Oct 14 2019

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In a culture of selfies and social media, how do you check your ego?

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Greek tragedy’s favorite fatal flaw is making a comeback, says the author of "Ego is the Enemy."

Oct 14 2019

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Finland's answer to food waste: 'Best-before' is actually good later — with a discount

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S-market in Helsinki has started holding "happy hours" at their stores. But instead of getting a cheap beer, shoppers get a discount on, say, a pound of shrimp or a pork tenderloin nearing its expiration date.

Oct 09 2019

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China dominates the electric bus market, but the US is getting on board

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Electric buses produce fewer emissions, are quieter and need less maintenance than diesel buses.

Oct 08 2019

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Why are so many Korean karaoke joints going silent?

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Noraebang have been a staple of entertainment in South Korea since 1991 when karaoke machines arrived from Japan. But now, the popularity of this cherished institution appears to be quieting down.

Oct 02 2019

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Forever 21 closing stores in bankruptcy filing shows limits to fast fashion, author says

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After Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy, some younger consumers are questioning the future of fast fashion as they look for more sustainable alternatives.

Sep 30 2019

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In Québec, teachers return to school under new religious symbols ban

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Québec's new religious symbols ban is now in effect as teachers return to school under the new regulations. For many, they're unsure how to navigate the law that says they may keep wearing headscarves and other religious headwear — but only if they don't change jobs.

Sep 24 2019

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In Germany, the politics of climate change are shifting beneath Merkel’s feet

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Advocates say the politics of global warming are changing rapidly with more public support for aggressive action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — and that Merkel’s government isn’t keeping up.

Sep 24 2019

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Young climate activists want a seat at the table 'before it's too late'

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Xiye Bastida is one of many young poster children who’s come to represent the moral imperative to act on climate change. And now that she’s helped start a global conversation, she wants to do more than talk.

Sep 23 2019

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The real cost of expensive housing

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Picking up and moving to new opportunities has always been a part of the American dream. But that narrative has shifted in modern America. As well-paying jobs are increasingly concentrated in cities with high living costs, some Americans find themselves unable to pursue the careers that could most help them and their families.

Sep 23 2019

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