May 14, 2018

05/14/2018: Making sure everyone gets counted

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(U.S. Edition) President Trump has tweeted that he wants to reverse a U.S. ban on products made by ZTE, a Chinese-based telecommunications equipment maker. We'll discuss whether this tweet signals a softening of trade relations with China. Afterwards, we'll discuss…

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A proposed question on citizenship status on the 2020 census could depress Latino turnout

May 14, 2018
The 2020 census count is two years away but local officials are already planning how to get everyone counted. Census data is used for determining congressional seats and for distributing billions of dollars in federal funds annually. For many reasons, urban…

(U.S. Edition) President Trump has tweeted that he wants to reverse a U.S. ban on products made by ZTE, a Chinese-based telecommunications equipment maker. We’ll discuss whether this tweet signals a softening of trade relations with China. Afterwards, we’ll discuss how Southern California is trying to improve Census counts, which can overlook people of color and people in urban areas. 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC