Voting With Their Wallets: How Will Americans Respond To Trump’s Mexican Tariffs — Or Warren’s ‘Economic Patriotism’?
President Donald Trump is, so far, not backing down from his proposed tariffs on Mexican imports, which are set to take effect June 10 — despite a skittish market response, warnings from economists about the impacts on American jobs, and a rare threat from Republican senators to block his plan. Meanwhile, challenger Sen. Elizabeth Warren has released her plan to increase jobs and incomes for some of the same working- and middle-class workers that could be hurt the most by tariffs — a move she has branded as "economic patriotism."
To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by Charlie Chieppo, senior fellow at the Pioneer Institute and former policy director for former Gov. Mitt Romney, and Dan Primack, business editor at Axios.
Is The #MeToo Movement Losing Momentum?
Following the earlier momentum of the #MeToo movement, some high-profile figures who were publicly accused seem to have bounced back. Woody Allen, who has long been accused by his adoptive daughter of sexual molestation, though he has repeatedly denied the claims, is now set to start filming a new movie in Europe; Kevin Spacey, who has denied allegations he sexually assaulted an 18-year-old in 2016, appeared in a Massachusetts courtroom this week; and former Sen. Al Franken, who was accused multiple times of sexual misconduct, which he denied, got sympathy from presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg in a recent interview.
To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by Tina Opie, associate professor of management at Babson College, and Jen Deaderick, author of "She The People," an illustrated history of women’s citizenship.
'The Wolves Of The Forest Floor': These Salamanders Can Help Combat Climate Change, Scientists Say
Mount Auburn Cemetery is known for its lush landscapes, bird-watching and of course, its buried occupants. It’s also a place where scientists hope a tiny creature could help cut carbon emissions. Cristina Quinn reports.
IMHO: The Gender Pay Gap Exists Even In Professional Sports
Jim Braude shares his thoughts on the pay gap between men and women’s soccer – even though the women have a better winning track record.