Tariffs and Tithing: Uber’s IPO, Catholic Church, Trade Talks with China

Tariffs and Tithing: Uber’s IPO, Catholic Church, Trade Talks with China

Skimm This - May 9, 2019 - 12:56

Uber’s heading to Wall Street tomorrow to make its debut on the stock exchange. But the ride-sharing company has seen a lot of backlash lately. Meanwhile, Pope Francis issued a new law that requires officials in the Catholic Church to report sex abuse and any coverup in the church. It’s an issue the Vatican has been grappling with for a while now. Also in today’s episode: how the US and China’s trade war is going to impact your wallet, and a look at baby names trending on your feed. PS: Our phone number is 646-461-6370. Leave us a voicemail for our Mother’s Day segment, and you might hear your voice on the show.

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