Chinese Mistresses, Looming Food Stamp Cuts, Lunchbox Love Story

A passerby walks past a sign for an "hourly hotel" in a popular shopping district in Hong Kong. A recent anti-vice crackdown in China has targeted mistresses and sex workers. i i

hide captionA passerby walks past a sign for an "hourly hotel" in a popular shopping district in Hong Kong. A recent anti-vice crackdown in China has targeted mistresses and sex workers.

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A passerby walks past a sign for an "hourly hotel" in a popular shopping district in Hong Kong. A recent anti-vice crackdown in China has targeted mistresses and sex workers.

A passerby walks past a sign for an "hourly hotel" in a popular shopping district in Hong Kong. A recent anti-vice crackdown in China has targeted mistresses and sex workers.

Antony Dickson /AFP/Getty Images

In this week's podcast, powerful men in China buy their mistresses, the farm bill slices and dices food stamps, and a new film from India tells an unlikely love story.

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