As It Happens

As It Happens: Wednesday Edition

As It Happens: Wednesday June 26, 2019
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Episode transcript

Part One

China Meat Ban
China suspends meat exports from Canada — but, given the ongoing diplomatic brouhaha, our guest suspects the given pretext is really just pretense. 

Oil Spill Study
Fourteen years after an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a new study reveals that the spill was much, much worse than the company responsible had originally predicted. 

Stolen Wallets Study
In a years-long experiment, scientists left wallets full of money in cities all over — and were surprised to find that the more cash in the wallets, the more likely people were to return them. 

Part Two

Oregon Republican
An Oregon state senator tells us where he's at — but not exactly where he is — now that police have been ordered to track him and his Republican colleagues down, and take them back to the legislature to vote. 

Detroit Mural Artist 
A Detroit artist says police arrested him after mistaking his large-scale art project for illegal graffiti — when in fact, he was working for the city, just like them.