Apples to apples
Jan 31, 2019

Apples to apples

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The impacts of the trade war with China are widespread. Today we'll zoom in on agriculture, and a family farm in Washington that's feeling it. Plus, the latest on Foxconn, which now says it's backing away from building TVs in Wisconsin in favor of advanced manufacturing. Plus, after living through the government shutdown, discouraged federal workers might be seeking out other employment opportunities.

Segments From this episode

What kind of manufacturing jobs are in America's future?

Jan 31, 2019
Foxconn says building TV screens in Wisconsin doesn't make sense. But R&D and advanced manufacturing do.

The trade war impacts everything from Apple to apples

How the U.S.-China trade war is affecting agribusiness and the rest of the global economy.
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

How a minor tap on the fender can require thousands of dollars in repairs

Jan 31, 2019
Increasingly popular advanced safety features can create surprising costs for consumers.
AAA recently found cars with advanced safety features commonly cost twice as much to repair as other vehicles.
Ben Bradford/Marketplace

The impacts of the trade war with China are widespread. Today we’ll zoom in on agriculture, and a family farm in Washington that’s feeling it. Plus, the latest on Foxconn, which now says it’s backing away from building TVs in Wisconsin in favor of advanced manufacturing. Plus, after living through the government shutdown, discouraged federal workers might be seeking out other employment opportunities.

Music from the episode

Nightlite Bonobo, Bajka
Chief Rocka Lords Of The Underground
Tidal Wave Portugal. The Man
The World Ender Lord Huron
Drive Incubus

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer