Americans are paying tariffs. Period.
Aug 2, 2019

Americans are paying tariffs. Period.

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Plus: the ice cream sandwich turns 120 and what the pyramids of central Mexico tell us about ancient economies.

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In an ancient Mesoamerican city, archaeologists find a narrow wealth gap

Aug 2, 2019
Present societies can learn from Teotihuacán's narrow wealth gap, says one archaeologist.
A woman on a man's shoulder's takes a picture of the Kukulcan Pyramid at the Mayan archaeological site of Chichen Itza in Yucatan State, Mexico in  2018.
Luis Perez/AFP/Getty Images

Will the ice cream sandwich ever go out of style?

Aug 2, 2019
A look at 120 years of a sweet business on National Ice Cream Sandwich Day.
Still a favorite today: elaborate ice cream sandwiches are often celebrated on social media.
Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images

Truth-squading Trump's tariff claims

Aug 2, 2019
The president has said again that China, not the U.S. consumer, pays the cost of tariffs. Economists say that's false.
President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in February.
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Last Fare Little People
Someone Great LCD Soundsystem
Hanging Gardens Classixx
Midas Era Lord Finesse
The Nights Avicii

The team

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

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