1. Made In America? It's Trickier Than It Sounds. NPR 12:43

Made in America. It may be a catchy political slogan, but it’s a lot more complicated than it sounds. So many things we use everyday come from China. In 2018 – former President Donald Trump launched a trade war with the country, eventually slapping tariffs on more than 300 billion dollars worth of Chinese imports. Two and half years into the Biden presidency – those taxes are still here.

To understand why, NPR’s White House correspondent Asma Khalid spoke with policy makers, economists and even went out to a factory floor in Minnesota.

This episode of the podcast originally aired on Consider This from NPR, and was produced by Marc Rivers & Mallory Yu. It was edited by Adam Raney and Roberta Rampton.

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