- Portland-based organization Mercy Corps has been offering aid to those affected by the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. We'll talk with Middle East Program Officer Kelsey Lundgren, who was in Yemen this month to oversee projects dealing with health, food security and economic livelihood.
- We sit down with Jason Fileta, the director of a Portland-based evangelical activist group who will deliver a petition advocating policy change from a Christian perspective at the UN Climate Change summit in Poland next week. He talks about how Micah Challenge USA and a new generation of evangelicals are working to focus their faith community on the oversized effect global climate change has on poor people and on people in developing countries in order to move them to action.
- For years, Columbia Sportswear has practiced what it calls "tariff engineering" — tweaking its products to minimize import and export taxes. That's one reason the Oregon-based company's CEO Tim Boyle says President Donald Trump's effort to use tariffs as a way to motivate corporations like his to move manufacturing to the United States won't work. New York Times reporter Jim Tankersley did a deep dive on Columbia Sportswear's approach to global manufacturing. We'll talk with him about what he learned.
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