Dec 26, 2019

Clean shipping is coming to a port near you

Plus: a look at the state of automatic inflation adjustments in minimum wage, how Saudi Arabia is pushing entrepreneurship, and Pantone's 2020 color of the year.

Segments From this episode

How Latino Immigrants "saved the American city"

Dec 26, 2019
In his new book, A.K. Sandoval-Strausz argues that Latino Immigrants played a major role in urban revitalization.
Sidewalk street vendor Maria Rodriguez prepares a melon for a customer March 21, 2001 in Chicago's mainly Hispanic Little Village neighborhood. In his book, "Barrio America," A.K. Sandoval-Strausz makes the case that Latino Immigrants to neighborhoods like Little Village helped save America's cities.
Tim Boyle/Newsmakers

Seaweed sellers worry about tariffs, too

Dec 26, 2019
Fiona Houston co-founded Mara Seaweed five years ago. The company is expanding, but tariffs and geopolitics have been concerning.
Fiona Houston, co-founder of Mara Seaweed, harvesting off the Scottish coast.
Angus Bremner

The color of the year is a "corporate" shade

Dec 26, 2019
Pantone has given its color of the year, "Classic Blue," its own soundtrack, tea and gin cocktail.
Pantone's Color of the Year for 2020 is classic blue.
Courtesy of Pantone

Shipping costs likely to rise as new clean-air rules kick in for vessels on January 1

Dec 26, 2019
By how much shipping costs and the price of diesel will increase is up for debate.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Minimum wage hikes are increasingly tied to cost of living

Dec 26, 2019
Of the 47 states, cities and counties raising minimum wages, about half are doing so automatically based on the consumer price index.
Ian Waldie/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Tiger Joon Moon
Moonshape Blackbird Blackbird
Santeria Sublime
Airfield Javelin
Artifice SOHN

The team

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

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