Protests paralyzing Hong Kong could threaten the global economy
Aug 12, 2019

Protests paralyzing Hong Kong could threaten the global economy

Today, a crash course in the trade hub. Plus: Nike's new subscription service for kids and pumpkin spice season? Already?

Segments From this episode

Hong Kong's future is uncertain, its economy strained

Aug 12, 2019
Protesters swarm its airport, canceling most flights to one of the busiest hubs in the world.
Protesters occupy the arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport during a demonstration Monday.
Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

How LinkedIn steered clear of controversy

Aug 12, 2019
"You're not really yourself, you're your work self," says New York Times reporter John Herrman about the platform's users.
Carl Court/Getty Images

Nike hopes parents will sign up for kids' sneaker club

Aug 12, 2019
Parents would pay a monthly fee starting at $20 for four pairs of shoes, but how many do kids really need?
People walk by a Nike store in Manhattan in 2018 in New York, New York.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Heartbeats The Knife
Palest Pearl Pure Bathing Culture
Flowers The Deli
Maria También Khruangbin

The team

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

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