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Dec 20, 2016

12/20/16: Do we need the World Trade Organization?

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Donald Trump has made it clear that he doesn't like our current trade agreements, and he's not fond of big international institutions. So what happens if the U.S. leaves the World Trade Organization? We'll look into that, plus we'll go behind the scenes of New York's famous holiday window displays, and chat with DSC Logistics CEO Ann Drake about how being a woman in the C-suite has changed.

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On the Canadian prairie, a basic income experiment

Dec 20, 2016
Canada tested the basic income in Dauphin, Manitoba, in the 1970s.
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On the avenues, holiday windows with attitude

Dec 20, 2016
Manhattan department stores update window displays to lace nostalgia with attitude.
People wearing Santa Claus hats walk in Times Square on December 24, 2015 in New York City.
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DSC Logistics CEO wants to 'crack through the top' for women in corporate leadership

Dec 20, 2016
Ann Drake says things are getting better for women in the workplace, but there's more to be done.
Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics.
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Does America need the World Trade Organization?

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Dec 20, 2016
Donald Trump doesn't seem to care for big global institutions. What happens if we leave one behind?
President-elect Donald Trump meets with cadets from the Military academies prior to the game between the Navy Midshipmen and the Army Black Nights at M&T Bank Stadium on December 10, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland.

 
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GM responds to demand for bigger cars by thinning its workforce

Dec 20, 2016
Consumers are shifting gears away from compact cars as gas prices remain low.
A 2013 Cadillac ATS gets ready to come off the assembly line at the General Motors Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant July 26, 2012 in Lansing, Michigan. 
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Apple CEO Tim Cook explains why he met with Donald Trump

Dec 20, 2016
It doesn't usually pay off to be on the sidelines, he told employees.
President-elect Donald Trump, Peter Thiel and Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, Inc., listen during a meeting with technology executives at Trump Tower, December 14, 2016 in New York City. 

 
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NBCUniversal banks on luring younger Olympic viewers

Dec 20, 2016
Loyalty will be the key for a new year-round channel of Olympic competition.
Artists perform during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Maracana Stadium on September 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

 
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Italy's government seeks to rescue banks

Dec 20, 2016
With a $20 billion bailout.
A Picture shows the logo of Italian bank the Monte Dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS) on December 9, 2016 in Rome. 

 
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Donald Trump has made it clear that he doesn’t like our current trade agreements, and he’s not fond of big international institutions. So what happens if the U.S. leaves the World Trade Organization? We’ll look into that, plus we’ll go behind the scenes of New York’s famous holiday window displays, and chat with DSC Logistics CEO Ann Drake about how being a woman in the C-suite has changed.