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Is Pharrell, The First Man To Model A Chanel Bag, Pushing Any Boundaries?

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 8:30am

In promoting a $4,000 handbag, is the producer widening the boundaries of hip-hop fashion?

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Porn Star Plays New Role As Advocate For Industry

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 8:09am

This week on 'Brave New Workers': After 20 years working as a performer in the adult entertainment industry, Alana Evans is putting her efforts into organizing for the Adult Performers Actors Guild.

(Image credit: Courtesy Alana Evans/Courtesy Alana Evans)

Without A Special Visa, Foreign Startup Founders Turn To A Workaround

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 6:27am

Immigration advocates often tout how many startups are founded by foreigners. Yet the U.S. does not offer startup visas. Some entrepreneurs turn to a program started as an experiment in Massachusetts.

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How Canadian Dairy Farmers Escape The Global Milk Glut

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:13am

President Trump recently accused Canada of unfairly blocking imports of milk from the U.S. He was taking aim at a Canadian system that defiantly rejects the free market, and protects small farmers.

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Cokie Roberts Answers Your Questions About Presidents And Trade Policy

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:13am

In the #AskCokie segment, commentator Cokie Roberts talks with Rachel Martin and answers listener questions about the history and politics of trade agreements.

Many Working Women Won't See Themselves In 'Women Who Work'

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:00am

Ivanka Trump's new book — named after her brand's marketing campaign — is packed with anodyne advice borrowed from others, and a striking lack of awareness about economic and racial realities.

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A Guide To Ivanka Trump's Manual For 'Women Who Work'

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:00am

The first daughter's new book is billed as a resource for women trying to reach their dream professional lives, but it is fairly short and nonspecific about how to get there.

(Image credit: Emily Bogle/NPR)

Peter Navarro: A 'Bricklayer' Of Trump's Protectionist Wall

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 3:26am

Navarro, director of the new Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, discusses his mission to "defend American workers and domestic manufacturers." He says the administration is off to a good start.

(Image credit: Emily Bogle/NPR)

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