China can really hold a grudge
Nov 27, 2019

China can really hold a grudge

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We'll look at how it might affect the NBA. Plus: Business investment, blocked tech imports and how all that plastic got in the ocean.

Segments From this episode

How long can China's economic grudges last?

Nov 27, 2019
For South Korea, it’s been three years and counting, hitting industries like entertainment, travel and grocery stores.
Some South Korean businesses in China still face economic retaliation three years after South Korea signed a deal to deploy a U.S. anti-missile system on its territory.
Charles Zhang/Marketplace

Prioritizing stability over wealth

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Ohio native Louise Eberle says the work-life balance of her public school job gives her more than wealth ever could.
Photo courtesy of Louise Eberle

Automatic Reply: “Relaxing, reflecting, and not looking at screens”

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An out-of-office response containing some relevant research.
Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images

Who's responsible for the plastic waste in our waterways?

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One Pennsylvania-based researcher says she wants companies that produce plastic that winds up as waste to be accountable for it.
Trash collected by plastic researcher Sherri Mason and her students dries out on screens, then they will catalog each piece, and input what they find in a database.
Julie Grant/The Allegheny Front

California's homeless: A crisis of prosperity

Nov 27, 2019
Families in the state are battling homelessness as a strong economy dominates their surroundings.
A homeless encampment in Salinas, California.
Alessandra Sanguinetti for The California Sunday Magazine

Trump administration proposes new powers to block foreign technology deals

Nov 27, 2019
"From a business perspective, it's terrifying," said one attorney.
Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images

Business investment is struggling. But lately, it’s struggling less.

Nov 27, 2019
New GDP figures show that business investment is shrinking by less than expected.
Shipping containers are stacked on docks in the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California.
David McNew/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Bambu Chris Hazelton's Boogaloo 7
Plastic People The Getaway People
Red Wine Grapetooth
Passenger Kidsmoke

The team

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

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