Letters and Politics

The U.S. Trade Wars & The History of Juneteenth

We dive into the dynamics of the U.S. trade wars with China, Canada, Mexico, and several European countries with Dean Baker.

Guest: Dean Baker is the co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington DC. He is the author of several books, his latest is Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer.

Then, Letters & Politics contributor, Jeannine Etter talks to African-American studies professor Kevin Thompson about the history behind the celebrations of Juneteenth.

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