Jan 26, 2017

01/26/2017: Who pays for the wall?

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The U.S. and Mexico are at loggerheads. But whoever ends up paying for the wall, the U.S. and Mexico will remain intertwined. Then, we'll look at the choices facing lobbyists and sanctuary cities under new rules from the Trump administration.…

Segments From this episode

Why President Trump will keep lobbyists especially busy

Jan 26, 2017
In Washington, D.C., lobbyists are in a frenzy.
President Donald Trump signs two executive orders during a visit to the Department of Homeland Security with Vice President Mike Pence, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and other officials on Jan. 25 in Washington, D.C.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Disrupting the hotel industry and urban economies

Jan 26, 2017
Leigh Gallagher dives into the story of Airbnb in her new book, looking at how a business idea turned into a multibillion-dollar company.
Co-founders of Airbnb Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nate Blecharczyk speak at a Q&A at the Los Angeles Theatre during Airbnb Open LA on Nov. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles.
Mike Windle/Getty Images for Airbnb

Mexico and U.S. at loggerheads over wall financing

Jan 26, 2017
Whoever ends up paying for the wall, the U.S. and Mexico will remain intertwined.
View of the border fence between Mexico and the US, seen from the Mexican side, on January 26, 2017, in Tijuana, northwestern Mexico. 
GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images

New York bets on offshore wind power, and not because it’s cheaper

Jan 26, 2017
The largest project of its kind in the U.S. has been approved by a public utility.

Can New York stay progressive under Trump?

Jan 26, 2017
The president threatens withdrawal of federal funds to try to force cooperation.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, plans to create a defense fund for immigrants, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he would protect all New York City residents, regardless of immigration status.
Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

Downtown Los Angeles becomes a giant construction zone

Jan 26, 2017
The city hasn't seen a building boom like this since the '20s.
In downtown Los Angeles, 115 new projects have been built since 2010, according to real estate data firm CoStar.
Courtesy:Hunter Kerhart

The U.S. and Mexico are at loggerheads. But whoever ends up paying for the wall, the U.S. and Mexico will remain intertwined. Then, we’ll look at the choices facing lobbyists and sanctuary cities under new rules from the Trump administration. Plus, a deep dive into Airbnb.

Music from the episode

Falling - Psychemagik Remix HAIM, Psychemagik
I Need Never Get Old Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Kick, Push Lupe Fiasco
Acceptable in the 80's Calvin Harris
Dilettante St. Vincent