Mar 10, 2017

03/10/17: The parallels between Trump’s EPA and Reagan’s

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We'll look at what to expect from this morning's release of one of the most anticipated jobs reports in a long time. Next, we'll discuss the ouster of South Korea's president, and then explore what environmental policy might look like under the Trump administration.

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EPA attacks harken back to Reagan era

Mar 10, 2017
1980s' push to deregulate the agency resembles the Trump administration's plans.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt holds up an an agency baseball hat as he addresses employees at the agency's Washington, D.C., headquarters in February.
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Food labeling and liability laws don’t make it easy to feed the hungry

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Mar 10, 2017
America wastes an estimated 63 million tons of food each year, while 1 in 6 Americans are without enough affordable, nutritious food. We’re all responsible, whether it’s leftovers at a restaurant or that bruised peach that gets thrown. But one more guilty party? The law. A report out of Harvard Law and the Natural Resources Defense […]

03/10/17: The end of sugary soda's reign

Mar 10, 2017
February employment numbers are out, revealing that the U.S. added 235,000 jobs last month. FTN Financial's Chris Low joins us to explain what these numbers say about the economy. Next, we'll explore rise of co-worker spaces designed specifically for women. Plus: news that bottled water has overtaken soda as the no. 1 drink of choice for Americans.
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a news conference. The better-than-expected jobs numbers give the Fed another reason to raise interest rates.
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We’ll look at what to expect from this morning’s release of one of the most anticipated jobs reports in a long time. Next, we’ll discuss the ouster of South Korea’s president, and then explore what environmental policy might look like under the Trump administration.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC