Unraveling: Intel Sharing, Title X Funding, and Amazon Fires

Unraveling: Intel Sharing, Title X Funding, and Amazon Fires

Skimm This - August 22, 2019 - 11:42

Today, South Korea said it will stop sharing military intelligence with Japan. We’ll look at the reasons why, and examine the possible fallout for the U.S. Then: Planned Parenthood pulled out of the Title X federal funding program, losing access to millions of dollars. We’ll discuss why it’s no longer getting the funding, and what it means for patients. Also on today’s show: cattle ranchers are burning huge swathes of the Amazon to make way for animals, and why our brains find round numbers so satisfying.

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