April 23, 2019: Plastic Waste Crisis In Southeast Asia, Internet Star Oobah Butler

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A new report from the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives reveals how some countries in Southeast Asia are struggling to manage higher volumes of plastic waste as a result of China's ban on imports of mixed recyclable plastics last year. Also, internet star Oobah Butler joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss his new book,  "How to Bullsh*t Your Way to Number 1: An Unorthodox Guide to 21st Century Success." And, a conversation with one of the competitors in the Merrie Monarch Festival, the most prestigious hula competition of its kind, which is under way this week in Hilo, Hawaii. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 22, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on April 23, 2019.


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