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Morning News: South Sudan, Indigenous People Of Canada & A Folk Queen

The world’s youngest state was born amid boundless optimism. But poverty is still endemic and ethnic tensions still rule politics; what hope for its next decade? 

Mass graves found at Canada’s “residential schools” have sparked a reckoning about past abuses of indigenous peoples. And marking 50 years since the final album of Karen Dalton, the forgotten queen of folk.

Morning News: Military Issues With Russia, South Korea Politics, Haircuts

As both summitry and military near-misses proliferate, some want measured dialogue while others want markedly tougher talk. Our defence and Russia editors discuss world leaders’ diverging views on handling today’s Russia.

South Korea’s new opposition leader is giving voice to many young men who rail against the country’s feminist values. And what lies behind professional footballers’ frequent, flashy haircuts.

Morning News: Bipartisan Infrastructure Package, Minneapolis, Police Bans

President Biden took a preemptive victory lap yesterday over his massive $1 trillion+ infrastructure package, touting a bipartisan agreement he says he’s brokered.

Plus, Minneapolis prepares for Derek Chauvin’s sentencing.

And, why many Pride parades have banned uniformed police officers.

Morning News: New U.S. Industrial Policy, Covid Vaccinations, Olympics

According to a speech scheduled to be delivered today, the Director of the National Economic Council, Brian Deese, will say the economic disruption of the pandemic shows that America needs an industrial policy that invests in more manufacturing jobs.

  • Plus, the Biden administration says it won’t meet its July 4th COVID vaccination goal.
  • And, what you need to know one month ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

Guests: Axios’ Hans Nichols and Ina Fried.

Morning News: Low-Wage Workers, Big Tech Stocks, Remote Work In Hawaii

A.M. Edition for June 21. WSJ’s Eric Morath on why employers competing for low-wage workers are offering signing bonuses and other perks. 

Big tech stocks face a new landscape in 2021. Plus, working remotely in Hawaii may not be as simple as some think. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News: Biden & Putin, Cryptocurrencies, French Property Laws

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin have much to hammer out today—but don’t expect it to be genial. We examine what is on the table, and how each president will be judged.

 Competition in the cryptocurrency world is mushrooming; we ask whether any contender might knock bitcoin off its top slot. And France’s curious sell-now, die-later property scheme

Morning News: Employers Requiring Covid-19 Shots, Inflation Data & Vermont

A.M. Edition for June 15. WSJ’s Chip Cutter discusses the latest moves by companies to encourage Covid-19 vaccinations for employees. 

WSJ’s Quentin Webb on why the global chip shortage may affect May’s U.S. retail sales data. And, Vermont’s milestone amid the pandemic. Marc Stewart hosts.

Morning News: G-7 Summit Concludes, Interest Rates, People Quitting Work

A.M. Edition for June 14. WSJ’s Stephen Fidler discusses the G-7 summit’s conclusion and looks ahead to President Biden’s itinerary in Europe. 

The Federal Reserve may raise rates earlier than expected. And, what’s prompting more people to quit their jobs these days? Marc Stewart hosts.