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A trip to the Northern Ireland trade border

3/7/23, The Indicator (9:30)


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Summary: A fourth British PM is trying to solve one of Brexit’s complicated tangles– how to treat Northern Ireland which shares a land border with the EU (Republic of Ireland). Parties on both sides of the debate are watching intently as failure of PM Sunak’s “Windsor Framework” may bring back vestiges of “The Troubles.”

***Our own Dr. Moryl was in Northern Ireland this weekend! She saw Warrenpoint and Omeath–a proposed new bridge to come in linking land trade routes from the north to the south.

Posted March 7, 2023 by ishanitewari in THE INDICATOR

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A Rose On Any Other Day   Leave a comment

Long-stem red roses in EcuadorLink:

The Planet Money Team investigates the logistics and risks that accompany the iconic Valentine’s Day flower, the rose. Additionally mentioned is cost of shipping and seasonal demand.

Original Air Date: February 13, 2015

Length: 17 minutes 37 seconds