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Levelling the Playing Field: Reparations, 5G, Game of Thrones

Levelling the Playing Field: Reparations, 5G, Game of Thrones

Skimm This - April 12, 2019 - 12:43

Georgetown students want to help make amends for history. They voted to add a little extra to their tuition to pay reparations to the descendants of Georgetown’s former slaves. President Trump is also trying to help people who have been underserved. By the Internet. He announced initiatives to expand 5G and help people in rural America. Also on today’s episode: how millennials are saving houseplants and how Game of Thrones is going to save our Sunday.

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