China’s boycott diplomacy
Nov 28, 2019

China’s boycott diplomacy

A look at the effectiveness of Chinese boycotts. Travel insurance is gaining popularity. One London butcher's Thanksgiving spread.

Segments From this episode

Yes, you are being asked if you want travel insurance more often

Nov 28, 2019
Wherever you buy tickets, you're likely to be asked if you want to protect your purchase.
Travelers with their luggage are seen at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois.
Tim Boyle/Getty Images

The anatomy of a Chinese boycott

Nov 28, 2019
When foreign companies are perceived to have crossed China’s red lines, a boycott usually follows.
Fast food chain Dicos' NBA-themed restaurant in Shanghai. Dicos was among the companies that suspended or canceled partnership with the NBA in October.
Charles Zhang/Marketplace

Music from the episode

On the Road Again - Live Willie Nelson

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer

Thanks to our sponsors