Rivian’s roaring IPO, cocaine and climate change

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US consumer prices jumped in October at the fastest pace in three decades, and shares of electric truck startup Rivian soared on its first day of trading. Plus, the FT’s Latin America editor, Michael Stott, explains why Colombia’s president is castigating cocaine users for their role in destroying the Amazon rainforest. 

US consumer prices rise at fastest pace in three decades - with Colby Smith


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Colombia’s president says cocaine users culpable in Amazon destruction - with Michael Stott


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The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 

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