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Picture courtesy: Donald Trump and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto shake hands at a press conference at the Los Pinos residence in Mexico City. (Henry Romero/Reuters)

Enrique Pena Nieto's presidency and relationship to Trump 10 MIN, 56 SEC

A meeting between Mexico’s president and Donald Trump is cancelled over disagreements on who will pay for Trump’s border wall. But there may be more similarities than differences between the two leaders.

Guests:
Carrie Kahn, NPR (@ckahn)

More:
How Mexico's President Laid the Foundation for a Wall

TPP withdrawal means fewer protections for workers and environment 11 MIN, 8 SEC

President Trump withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would have created the largest free trade zone in the world. He now promises to renegotiate other longstanding trade deals like the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Guests:
Adam Davidson, New Yorker (@adamdavidson)

More:
WHAT THE DEATH OF THE T.P.P. MEANS FOR AMERICA

The Twitter resistance to Trump over climate change 8 MIN, 25 SEC

The Trump administration issued temporary social media gag orders to major government agencies, including the EPA and USDA. A backlash ensued, and some federal employees apparently went rogue.

Guests:
Xeni Jardin, BoingBoing.net (@xeni)

Great economy leads to greater homelessness in Colorado 9 MIN, 28 SEC

John Hickenlooper talks about his strategies for ending homelessness, and why a stronger economy led to more people on the streets.

Guests:
John Hickenlooper, Colorado Governor (@hickforco)

Denmark's 'hygge:' warm and cozy with a dark side 8 MIN, 12 SEC

We look at how the Danish concept of hygge became the latest lifestyle trend, and why it fits in well with the age of Brexit and Donald Trump.

Guests:
Charlotte Higgins, The Guardian (@chiggi)

More:
The hygge conspiracy

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