Is the trade war the new normal?
May 13, 2019

Is the trade war the new normal?

The latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China has some wondering if tensions will ever end.

Segments From this episode

How long will the trade war with China last?

May 13, 2019
The U.S. has raised tariffs on Chinese goods, and now China has retaliated.
A container ship unloads its cargo at the main port terminal in Long Beach, California, on May 10. China warned on May 13 that it will "never surrender to external pressure" after the United States ordered tariffs on almost all Chinese exports.

Why housing is more expensive for earners at the bottom of the income ladder

May 13, 2019
A study explores the relationship between housing markets and income inequality.
Stephen Brashear/Getty Images for Redfin

When stories, rather than things, 'spark joy'

May 13, 2019
Journalist Ann Friedman on finding the Holy Grail of estate sales and how possessions help to tell stories.

My Economy: How the Pine Ridge reservation regroups after floods

May 13, 2019
A South Dakota tour business prepares for its busiest season in the wake of Midwestern flooding.
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota.
Tatanka Rez Tourz

Central Texas sand mines shift west, taking jobs with them

May 13, 2019
The market for McCulloch County sand has been drying up.
BRADY, TX. January 28, 2019. The Momentive Sand Plant outside of Brady.
Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT

Amazon offers employees incentives to quit ... and start delivery businesses

May 14, 2019
The company wants to rely less on outside shippers.
More than half the products sold on Amazon come from smaller companies.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Keep You Close FRENSHIP
#88 Lo-Fang
Nada Mellah
Lance Jr. Courtney Barnett
no tears left to cry Ariana Grande

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II