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What did Mexico agree to in order to avoid Trump’s tariffs? Plus: Elderhood and reimagining aging with Dr Louise Aronson

0:08 – India is experiencing an extreme heat wave, with temperatures reaching up to 123 degrees – what are the strategies to cope?

Hem Himanshu Dholakia (@hemdholakia) is Senior Research Associate at the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (@CEEWIndia)

0:16 – What did Mexico agree to to avoid Trump’s tariffs?

Laura Carlsen is the Director of the Mexico City-based Americas Program of the Center for International Policy.

0:34 – As tech platforms are finally beginning to remove extremist, white supremacist content and users – who decides how to govern the internet?

David Kaye (@davidakaye) is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression. He is a clinical professor of law at the University of California, Irvine, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His latest book is Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet.

1:08 – Aging and elder-care

Louise Aronson is a geriatrician, educator and professor of medicine and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), where she directs UCSF Medical Humanities. Her latest book is Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life.  

Plus, we take listener calls.

Dr Aronson will be appearing Thursday, June 13 at 7:30pm Mrs Dalloway’s 2904 College Ave Berkeley. Info: mrsdalloways.com

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