Clearance insecurity
Jan 18, 2019

Clearance insecurity

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For some government workers, the shutdown might mean skipping bill payments and subsequent bad credit, and that could have implications on their security clearances. A fuel price hike has triggered deadly protests in Zimbabwe, prompting the government to cut off internet access. Plus, for all this talk about a trade war, the share of traded goods around the world looks like it's shrinking.

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Shutdown could affect security clearances

Jan 18, 2019
Skip a bill payment, get bad credit. Get bad credit, lose your security clearance.
Social worker Pam Harrison holds a sign protesting the government shutdown at the James V. Hansen Federal Building on January 10, 2019 in Ogden, Utah.
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A new chapter of global trade is here

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Jan 18, 2019
Trade in services is outpacing goods, according to a new study.
Workers prepare a container at the port in Qingdao, China's eastern Shandong province.
STR/AFP/Getty Images

For some government workers, the shutdown might mean skipping bill payments and subsequent bad credit, and that could have implications on their security clearances. A fuel price hike has triggered deadly protests in Zimbabwe, prompting the government to cut off internet access. Plus, for all this talk about a trade war, the share of traded goods around the world looks like it’s shrinking.

Today’s show is sponsored by Indeed, SignNow and Wasabi Hot cloud Storage.

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director