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With the economy as strong as it is right now, retailers are expecting a big Cyber Monday. But whether those gifts are for yourself or someone else, they have to get to your door somehow, and that’s contributing to holiday season gridlock. But first: GM President Charles E. Wilson once said what’s good for the country was good for General Motors and vice versa. So what about those 14,000 layoffs GM announced today? We’ll talk about it. Plus: The economic consequences of climate change.

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Many in the U.K. are rethinking Brexit as deal moves forward

by Stephen Beard Nov 26, 2018
Some businesses are among those wanting a second referendum on whether the United Kingdom should remain in the EU.

How climate change will alter the economy

by Sabri Ben-Achour Nov 26, 2018
Late Friday, the White House released the Fourth National Climate Assessment. And it was dire. Among the predictions: If we don’t take global warming seriously by the end of this century, the American economy will be 10 percent smaller than it otherwise would have been. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

General Motors kills 6 models as sales decline

by Jed Kim Nov 26, 2018
GM is betting that drastic cuts now will help them survive the downturn ahead.

GM pursues winning skill set with big layoffs

by Justin Ho Nov 26, 2018
General Motors is shutting down production of some of its less-profitable vehicles, closing some plants and cutting an estimated 14,000 jobs. It will double its investment in autonomous and electric cars in the next two years in an effort to get ahead of major changes in the automotive landscape in America.  Click the audio player […]

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The Times I'm Not There NE-HI, Jamila Woods
Paranoid Times (feat. Tre Hardson) Alex Lilly, Tre Hardson

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