This hour, we'll talk about why trade was one of the biggest issues that got Donald Trump elected. What Americans stand to gain — and lose — by becoming more protectionist. And what really happened to American manufacturing jobs. We’ll also see how the rest of the world is preparing for a massive shift in US policy, from a microbrewery in Tijuana to a medical manufacturer in Berlin.
Featuring interviews with:
Edward Alden — senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations
I.M. (Mac) Destler ...
Maybe it’s not surprising that there aren’t many museums devoted to the Baroque, the artistic and architectural style that’s been described as “clumsy in form and extravagant in contorted ornamentation” and whose name may derive from the Spanish word for “wart.”
On a street in Mexico City's Colonia Juarez, in an area bounded by muffler shops on one end and a craft beer garden/gourmet food court on the other, there exists a tiny altar. Inside is the figure of a woman, about 12 inches tall, her hands clasped in supplication.
Around midday on September 19, Gyasi Koneazny-Cobb and his fiancee, Carla Green, were about to leave their 16th-floor hotel room in Mexico City, on their way to a once-in-a-lifetime meal. Then the earth started shaking.
After a 7.1 magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico City on Tuesday, volunteers have turned out by the thousands to help with the rescue efforts. And one Californian is also doing her part, even from fifteen-hundred miles away.
More than 200 people have been confirmed dead from the earthquake in central Mexico. The death toll includes 21 children who died in a collapsed school, where rescue workers and families are still hoping to find more survivors. In Mexico City, locals are mobilizing to support rescue efforts. The public is depending on one group in particular, the volunteer citizen rescue brigade called Los Topos.