Tariffs, tariffs everywhere, anti-Semitism on the rise in Germany, and the return to Attu Island in Alaska

May 31, 2018

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Steel goes through machinery at the ArcelorMittal Dofasco steel plant in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, March 13, 2018.

Steel goes through machinery at the ArcelorMittal Dofasco steel plant in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, March 13, 2018. 

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Mark Blinch/Reuters

The Trump administration announced new tariffs aimed at steel and aluminum imports from Europe, Canada and Mexico. We'll find out what that means for US businesses and consumers. Plus, a new project called "Rent-a-Jew" is aiming to educate Germans and stop the rise of anti-Semitism. And the descendants of Alaska Natives who were taken prisoner by the Japanese during World War II get to return to their ancestral home: the island of Attu in the Aleutian chain.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:

Song: Wordless
Artist: Nitish Kulkarni
Label: Nitish Kulkarni
Song: Gondonga
Artist: Uji
Label: ZZK Records
Artist: Spanglish Fly
Label: Chaco World Music
Artist: Fareed Haque
Label: Blue Note Records

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