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Noble Intentions: Quarantines, Genocide Prevention, Profit-Sharing

Noble Intentions: Quarantines, Genocide Prevention, Profit-Sharing

Skimm This - January 23, 2020 - 10:33

China is turning to massive quarantines to stop the spread of coronavirus. Now, millions are impacted as transportation comes to a halt ahead of the Lunar New Year. We’ll explain why some experts say quarantines don’t always work as intended. Then, a UN court has ordered Myanmar to take steps to protect its persecuted Rohingya Muslim population. That demand couldn’t have come on a more timely day. Also on today’s show: Delta Airlines shares its profits with employees, and how to get ‘Tinder Verified.’Here’s a link to our December show on the Myanmar case at the International Court of Justice.

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