Business as usual with Saudi Arabia, LGBTQ migrants in Tijuana, politics at the Thanksgiving table

November 21, 2018

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A man stands in a parking lot filled with boxes of clothes. On a lightpost, someone has taped up an American flag.

People visit a free clothing donation site for victims of the Camp Fire in Chico, California, U.S., Nov. 18, 2018. Young people from the Greek town of Mati, which was devastated by fire this summer, are sending messages of solidarity to those displaced by the California fires.


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What message does President Donald Trump's stance on Saudi Arabia send to other nations? A terrible one, says New Yorker writer Robin Wright. Also, the Greek town of Mati was devastated by fire this summer. Now young people from Mati are sending a message of solidarity to people displaced by the Camp Fire in California. Plus, how blockchain technology could track romaine lettuce and other produce through the global supply chain and, in the process, help make our food safer.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Le Trio Joubran
Label: Cooking Vinyl Limited
Artist: Uji
Label: ZZK Records
Artist: The New Mastersounds
Label: One Note Records
Song: Kifak Inta
Artist: Fairuz

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