Tariffs on China, Protest music

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China Shipping Company and other containers are stacked at the Virginia International’s terminal in Portsmouth, Va., Friday, May 10, 2019. Steve Helber/AP Photo

A political science professor shares the pros and cons of lifting U.S. tariffs on China. Then, a UW-Madison professor helps us explore how protest music has changed from the 60s and 70s to now.

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  • How protest music has changed over the decades

    The 1960s and 70s are remembered as an era of protest music, but songs continue to serve as political expression for musicians. We explore how protest music has changed over the decades and what forms it takes today.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Roselyn Hsueh Guest
  • Alexander Shashko Guest

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