Sep 18, 2017

09/18/2017: Facebook hands over some records

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(U.S. Edition) Boeing is accusing the Canadian company Bombardier of selling its planes too cheaply, and wants the U.S. government to impose tariffs on them. We'll discuss why this is a problem for both Canada and the U.K. Afterwards, we'll talk about Facebook's decision to turn over records of ads purchased by Russian-linked accounts to Special Counsel Robert Mueller. And finally, we'll look at how one ebook-based course is trying to change the way students learn about economics. 

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Using stories to teach economics

Sep 18, 2017
A new ebook wants to transform how you learn about the economy.
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(U.S. Edition) Boeing is accusing the Canadian company Bombardier of selling its planes too cheaply, and wants the U.S. government to impose tariffs on them. We’ll discuss why this is a problem for both Canada and the U.K. Afterwards, we’ll talk about Facebook’s decision to turn over records of ads purchased by Russian-linked accounts to Special Counsel Robert Mueller. And finally, we’ll look at how one ebook-based course is trying to change the way students learn about economics. 

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