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    • 'Slow Fashion' Designers Tout Their Wares as Better for the Planet

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Slow Fashion' Designers Tout Their Wares as Better for the Planet" is from the April 4, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • In Search of Okonomiyaki, the Addictive Japanese Pancake

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "In Search of Okonomiyaki, the Addictive Japanese Pancake" is from the May 27, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Takes Aim at Kids and the Sick

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    "Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Takes Aim at Kids and the Sick" is from the June 16, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Trump's Trade Policies Are Worrying Economists

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Trump's Trade Policies Are Worrying Economists" is from the July 21, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • North Carolina Farmers Increasingly Look to Export to Cuba

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "North Carolina Farmers Increasingly Look to Export to Cuba" is from the September 22, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Haiti, a Caribbean Country, Is Joining the African Union

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    "Haiti, a Caribbean Country, Is Joining the African Union" is from the May 13, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Sweden Tries to Curb Buy-and-Throw-Away Culture Through Tax Breaks

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Here’s yet another environmental problem to ponder: Our landfills are filling up at an alarming rate. But now, Sweden, yes progressive Sweden, has a plan to reduce waste.

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    • High-Tech Sewing Machines Are Bringing a Century-Old Massachusetts Textile Mill Back to Life

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Last century, hundreds of thousands of garment jobs went overseas to lower-wage countries like Vietnam, Bangladesh and China where labor is far cheaper. But, thanks to technology, a new garment maker is bringing jobs back to an old textile town in Massachusetts.

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    • From Gutting Sardines to Shipping Pregnant Cows, This Maine Port Wants Your Business

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Eastport, Maine, used to be the sardine capital of America. When the industry dried up, the town did, too. But the city still has a big asset: the deepest natural harbor in the continental United States.

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    • Idaho's First Syrian Refugee Wants Americans to Understand Their Country's Vetting Process

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The city of Boise, Idaho, is taking in a lot of Syrian refugees: 122 so far this year. Asmaa Albukaie, who arrived in November 2014, was the first.

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    • After a Half-Century, a Rust Belt Town Looks to Restore Its 'Temples'

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    South Bend was once a thriving center of industry, but has suffered a 60-year decline. Today, civic leaders are looking to leave their history of manufacturing behind, by literally rebuilding it.

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    • Las Vegas Hotel Workers Take on Donald Trump

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Las Vegas Hotel Workers Take on Donald Trump" is from the May 3, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Why Some American Conservatives Aren't Worried About Climate Change

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    When I ask conservatives in Middle America about climate change, the mood nearly always grows tense.

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    • Young Puerto Ricans Debate What It Means to Be Puerto Rican and American

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Young Puerto Ricans Debate What It Means to Be Puerto Rican and American" is from the June 29, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Hillary Clinton's Stand on NAFTA and the TPP: It's Complicated, and Evolving

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Hillary Clinton's Stand on NAFTA and the TPP: It's Complicated, and Evolving" is from the June 28, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Coke and Pepsi, Gardening Together in Mexican Mountains to Preserve Urban Water

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 6 mins
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    “If we’re not taking care of those aquifers, we will not have access to the resource. We cannot do anything if we do not have the basic input, the water.”

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    • Trump's Gamble: Mexico Could Actually Gain More From a NAFTA Redo

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    We’ve heard a lot about renegotiating NAFTA from President Trump’s perspective. But what’s in it for Mexico?

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    • Trump Wants to Renegotiate NAFTA. So What Does That Really Mean?

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The Pentagon says North Korea's weapons program represent “a clear, grave threat” to U.S. security. What’s not clear is how the Trump administration is going to deal with it.

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    • Should Public Money Be Used for Private School?

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Should Public Money Be Used for Private School?" is from the May 12, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Ford Scraps Its Factory in Mexico. How Much Influence Did Trump Really Have?

    • By: Jason Margolis
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Nobody can say for certain if Trump got to Ford, but consider this: Ford spent $2.7 billion on advertising in 2015. Translation: The company cares deeply about its image.

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