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Mexican tariffs start Monday, and businesses are reeling
Jun 6, 2019

Mexican tariffs start Monday, and businesses are reeling

Plus: Uber's new helicopter service and the economic costs of modern racial segregation.

Segments From this episode

Short-notice tariffs: a wrench in the border machine

Jun 6, 2019
The prospect of pop-up tariffs hitting everything coming across the border has the people who work in the export-import trade worried.
Cargo trucks line up to cross into the U.S. at the Otay Mesa crossing port in Tijuana, Mexico, in April.
Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images

Brexit looms over U.K. economy as Theresa May steps aside

Jun 6, 2019
Economists blame Brexit for low productivity
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for a European Union (EU) summit at EU Headquarters in Brussels on May 28, 2019.
Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

In Baltimore, segregation can be felt even in your wallet

Jun 7, 2019
One journalist spent years reporting on segregation in Baltimore, Maryland. He found that segregated communities can shape our economic futures.
A mural of Freddie Gray near the location where he was arrested is pictured in Baltimore, Maryland in 2016.
Win McNamee/Getty Images

Understanding Trump's unprecedented international business entanglements

Jun 6, 2019
The Center for Responsive Politics reports on the president's business interests across 30 countries.
The Center for Responsive Politics used President Donald Trump's personal financial disclosures as a starting point for its investigation.
Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Old Graffiti Bibio
Suga Suga Baby Bash, Frankie J
Crystalised The xx
Vide Noir Lord Huron

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer