Looking At China, Hong Kong, And the US, Oneida Nation Gets Behind Hemp, Biden-Sanders Policy Task Force

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, second from right, speaks as candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., second from left, watch during a Democratic presidential primary debate, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Atlanta. John Bazemore/AP Photo

We get the latest on a developing story between China and Hong Kong, and how other countries are treating Beijing as a result. Then an Oneida Nation tribal councilman tells us about a push to generate revenue from growing hemp. And we discuss the policy platform being developed and rolled out by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Featured in this Show

  • How The Trump Administration Is Approaching The China-Hong Kong Debate

    The U.S. Senate recently passed a bill that punishes Chinese officials and those who help them restrict Hong Kong’s autonomy. It comes after China imposed a new law that cracks down on protesters. We look at the history between the two entities and what these new developments mean for the U.S.

  • Oneida Nation Charges Ahead With Hemp Production

    Though last year’s harvest didn’t go as planned, the Oneida Nation still aims to leverage hemp production as a way to bolster the tribal economy. We learn about plans for the crop as the tribe looks to become less reliant on gaming for revenue, which has taken a hit during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • How Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Could Shape The Democratic Platform

    A task force meant to unify the moderate and progressive wings of the Democratic party released its policy recommendations this week. We find out how they might shift Joe Biden’s platform, and how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the campaign’s decisions.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Ernie Stevens III Guest
  • Susan Johnson Guest

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