Keep On Keepin’ On: Trade Deals, Protests in India, Climate Talks

Keep On Keepin’ On: Trade Deals, Protests in India, Climate Talks

Skimm This - December 16, 2019 - 12:27

The Trump administration reached two blockbuster trade deals last week – or so we thought. Turns out there are still some big question marks surrounding the future of the US-China trade war and the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Meanwhile, people across India are protesting a controversial new citizenship law. We’ll break down what the law says and why people are speaking out against it for very different reasons. Also on today’s show: why the latest UN climate summit ended with no new solutions, and one airport’s clever take on a Christmas tree.

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