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Losing Charge: The U.S. Is Trailing In The Race For A Better Battery

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American manufacturing is in the midst of a decades-long decline, prompting President Trump and others to find ways to get back to labeling products “Made in America.” ProPublica reporter Lydia DePillis joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how we’ve been shut-out of the production of one of the most important components of our modern world — and how that’s currently impacting healthcare. Her article is “To Understand the Medical Supply Shortage, It Helps to Know How the U.S. Lost the Lithium-Ion Battery to China.”