North Korea Nuclear Test, Hybrid Vehicle Tax, Cultural Exchanges

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North Korea conducted another nuclear test this weekend, allegedly detonating a hydrogen bomb. We discuss how the Trump Administration is responding. State lawmakers have proposed a tax on hybrid vehicles to remedy the funding shortfall for the transportation budget. A former Madison mayor is with us to share why he thinks the plan is ineffective. We also discuss the idea that exchange programs within the US can help bridge gaps in understanding.

Featured in this Show

  • North Korea Tests Hydrogen Bomb Over Weekend, United States Considers Next Moves

    As North Korea accelerates its nuclear weapons program, the United States and other countries are considering next steps. We speak with Korea expert Scott Snyder from the Council on Foreign Relations about the test and what could come next.

  • Will A Proposed Tax On Hybrid Vehicles Help Fix The Transportation Budget?

    Our guest says a proposed tax on hybrid vehicles is a weak fix for the transportation budget.

  • Cultural Exchanges Within The United States

    As cultural and political divides grow in the United States, a guest calls for an exchange program to bring together people from different backgrounds.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Scott Snyder Guest
  • Dave Cieslewicz Guest
  • Amanda Ripley Guest

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