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Skimm This: Justin Trudeau’s First Scandal, Security Clearances, and Unplugging

March 1, 2019

It’s March 1st. Rabbit, rabbit. Today, we Skimm’d This:

  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is facing the first major scandal of his administration. It’s a hot legal mess. We’ll break down what happened, what it means for Canada. And what it means for the world.

  • Reports are saying that President Trump helped his son-in-law get the highest security clearance. We’ll remind you what the levels of clearance are. And who the secret-keepers are. Secrets, secrets are no fun…

  • It’s Women’s History Month. And the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. We’ll introduce you to the suffragist Ida B Wells. Spoiler alert: she’s a badass.

  • It’s the National Day of Unplugging. We’ll give you some ideas about what to do with your time off the grid. By the way, here’s where to send your letters.


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in a hot legal mess. Reports are showing how President Trump helped his son-in-law Jared Kushner get his security clearance. Also on today’s episode: we introduce you to suffragist Ida B Wells, and give you some ideas about how to spend your day


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