Talking About Troubles: Violence in Northern Ireland, 4/20, and Dancing Bans
A young journalist was killed last night during a riot in Northern Ireland. Her death is highlighting tensions along the Irish border. And it comes on the anniversary of a decades-old agreement that’s now at risk. Because Brexit. Then - tomorrow is 4/20. And support for marijuana is at an all-time high. But not everyone’s stoked. Also on today’s show: a Seder with a guest list in the thousands, and a place where dancing is illegal for one night only.
Reports and Rapport: Mueller, US & NK, Facebook
Shut It Down: Social Media in Sri Lanka, Border Vigilantes, Plastic Straws
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“Skimm This” is a weekly news program that breaks down important stories from the past week and adds context and clarity to answer the questions on your mind. Every Thursday evening.