Monday, Aug 04 12 p.m. (ET)

The White House’s African Leaders Summit

Heads of state from 50 African nations have been invited to a summit hosted by the White House this week. We talk about the focus on trade and investment, and consider the development and policy issues at play as the week gets under way.

Monday, Aug 04 1 p.m. (ET)

Fast Food Wages and the Role of Franchises

A new effort to boost wages for fast food workers is pitting McDonald's and its franchisees against the National Labor Relations Board. We explain the issues and the impact.

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