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The aim of this weekly podcast is to make economics easy, uncomplicated and accessible. With the world at a political, technological and financial tipping point, economics has never been so important to all of us and yet, it’s made inaccessible and complicated by so many. I’ve always thought what is complicated is rarely important and what is important is rarely complicated. That will be our motto. Every week we are going to tease out some big economic or political issue facing us, not just ...
 
Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.
 
A podcast featuring Church House Investments UK Fund Managers, Fred Mahon and Rory Campbell-Lamerton, looking at what has happened recently in financial markets. Breaking topics down to easily digestable, bitesize topics, the Fund Managers provide their informed views and insights as well as their outlook. For more insights and market related updates from these Fund Managers, please visit ch-investments.co.uk
 
The Exchange is a new podcast from Policy Exchange, described recently by LBC's Iain Dale as "the pre-eminent think tank in the Westminster village". It covers our latest research and immediate reactions to current affairs. We bring you analysis from our team of experts along with guest appearances from the leading thinkers in their fields. The current series responds to the Coronavirus outbreak and its wide-ranging impact on all aspects of government policy.
 
Trade experts Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch break down the buzz around trade, how it affects policy, and how it impacts your day-to-day. The Trade Guys is hosted every week by H. Andrew Schwartz at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a nonpartisan think tank in Washington, D.C. Email your questions to TradeGuys@csis.org.
 
The Lens – UK Responsible Business Podcast is a Business in the Community podcast. We aim to create an open and unscripted conversation between current and future leaders and to challenge the way we all think about responsible business. The Lens creates a space for leaders to convene, always with one eye on the future. Our guests’ conversations cover anything from climate change, the unintended consequences of AI and automation and access to ‘good work’, through to topics such as inclusivity ...
 
The IPPR Economic Justice Podcast examines our broken economy and discusses the progressive solutions that can end injustice and create prosperity. Drawing on IPPR research and expertise, plus special guests, the podcast will be an opportunity to focus on the major issues and opportunities facing the UK economy. The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is the UK’s leading progressive think tank.
 
The Wesleyan Podcast provides tips and information for Doctors, Dentists, Teachers and Lawyers to help with their personal and commercial finances, as well as the latest news about us. This podcast is for information only and does not constitute financial advice. Please note past performance is not a reliable guide to future performance and the value of your investment and income can go down as well as up, so you could get back less than you invested. Capital at risk.
 
Brian Lovig of Right Edition enjoys a powerful sounding board for preaching the strengths and virtues of capitalism while exploiting the nonsensical values of the left. Brian says that there is too much government, too many rules, too much red tape and basically that the left has complicated our lives while taking our freedoms. And he’s going to keep fighting the system.
 
Coronavirus! Climate! Brexit! Trump! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting: Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every week David Runciman and Helen Thompson talk to the most interesting people around about the ideas and events that shape our world: from history to economics, from philosophy to fiction. What does the future hold? Can democracy survive? How crazy will it get? This is the political conversation that matters ...
 
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Boris Johnson has enjoyed photo opportunities this week with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with the announcement of an ‘in-principle’ free trade agreement between the two countries. It’s the first new one for the UK outside those that already existed through the EU. Great news for biscuit eaters, because Tim Tams are so much better than …
 
In this episode, Guest Host Jasmine Lim and the Trade Guys discuss solar panel production in Xinjiang and what import bans on polysilicon could mean for supply chains and climate change goals. They also go over the latest on GSP and MTB renewal in Congress. Plus, the Trade Guys discuss recent developments on the lumber dispute with Canada and what …
 
Has the #MeToo movement run into trouble? The renowned philosopher and author of “Citadels of Pride: Sexual Abuse, Accountability, and Reconciliation” talks to Anne McElvoy about the moral complexities of mass-sharing experiences of sexual assault and shaming of alleged perpetrators. Also, can rules of consent keep up with behaviour? And, as a musi…
 
14. Random Scottish History - 'Treaty of Union Articles' - Financial Cost to Scotland of the Union Podcast versions of Articles of the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England, as ratified at Edinburgh, 16th January, 1707 by kind permission of Jenny Eeles of Random Scottish History You can follow Jenny on Twitter https://twitter.com/FlikeNoir Y…
 
The court’s term is not quite over, with contentious rulings still pending. We examine the latest decisions to gauge how its new conservative justices have affected its ideological bent. As a former Mauritanian president heads to jail we examine the country’s efforts to tackle corruption and bridge deep societal divides. And the long philosophical …
 
Tech groups in Taiwan are accused of locking up migrant workers as coronavirus hits the sector, and the rapid rise in prices for raw materials has reversed a decades-long decline in the cost of solar energy. Plus, our global finance correspondent, Robin Wigglesworth, explains how financial memefication is evolving from a niche corner to grow deep r…
 
We're slowly but surely coming to the boiling point of the housing market, but as we do so it's important to step back and understand the magnitude of the mess we're in. Join us this week as we quantify the booms & busts of the last 2 generations in Ireland. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee has been found dead in a Barcelona prison cell hours after a Spanish court agreed to extradite him to the US to face tax evasion charges. We speak to Steve Morgan the Editor-in-Chief at Cybercrime Magazine who knew him well. Also in the programme, Wall Street bank Morgan Stanley's staff will be barred fr…
 
In the first of a short series of episodes, Helen and David do their best to answer your questions about anything and everything. Here, it's the geopolitics of vaccines, Germany as a 'useful idiot', the Great Game in the 21st century, oil prices, green finance and the risks and rewards of 'Japanification'. Next week, they tackle UK politics and the…
 
How has the world's biggest technology investor Softbank ridden the wave of the pandemic? And, the surging threat of cyber-heists—the methods and menace of the new bank robbers. Also, survival of the fittest in economic theory. Simon Long hosts For full access to print, digital and audio editions, subscribe to The Economist at www.economist.com/pod…
 
How has the world's biggest technology investor Softbank ridden the wave of the pandemic? And, the surging threat of cyber-heists—the methods and menace of the new bank robbers. Also, survival of the fittest in economic theory. Simon Long hosts For full access to print, digital and audio editions, subscribe to The Economist at www.economist.com/pod…
 
An admission that the country’s food situation is “tense” is a rare glimpse into the compounding effects of pandemic policies and crop failures. Adherents of wild conspiracy theories in America tend to be white, and often evangelical. But Hispanic Americans are getting conspiracy-curious too. And the moonshine that’s made from an Indian flower with…
 
To Britain, where travel restrictions are forcing many people to opt for staycations. But soaring demand, combined with the fact that many of last year's holidays have been rescheduled for 2021, means most accommodation is booked up for months. It's good news for domestic tourism businesses, which have spent long stretches of the past year closed, …
 
Social media website Twitter is currently banned in China, North Korea, Iran and Turkmenistan and, as of earlier this month, Nigeria. But more countries may join that list soon. In India, which is one of its top markets, Twitter has been entangled in a legal spat with the government for months. Rahul Radhakrishnan has more.#TwitterBan #PoliticalPre…
 
A UN committee has recommended that Australia's Great Barrier Reef be added to a list of World Heritage Sites that are 'in danger'. UNESCO says the climate crisis is steadily destroying the world's largest reef. But its recommendation has prompted outrage from the Australian government. Angela Murphy finds out why. Ariane Wilkinson is the Great Bar…
 
Africa's vaccine roll-out is getting a big boost from the World Bank. Its agreed to finance shots for hundreds of millions of people. The World Health Organization also plans to set up a technology hub in South Africa to help low-income countries produce their own coronavirus vaccines. These are the latest moves to help the continent, where immunis…
 
House prices have set records in the US and parts of Europe, and the artificial intelligence-based drug-discovery platform Insilico has raised more than $255m from investors. Plus, the deputy head of the FT’s Lex column, Elaine Moore, explains why Instagram is struggling to stay relevant in today's social media landscape. House prices climb to reco…
 
The cryptocurrency Bitcoin has fallen below $30,000 for the first time in five months, after China told its banks to stop supporting digital currency transactions. Winston Ma is the author of The Digital War: How China's Tech Power Shapes the Future of AI, Blockchain and Cyberspace, and brings us analysis.Around 5.2 people became millionaires last …
 
One rule for them… World leaders are accused of ‘double standards’ after ignoring social-distancing to hug and back slap during G7 summit U.S. President Joe Biden, Boris Johnson and other world leaders have been accused of breaking strict social distancing rules at the G7 summit in Cornwall over the weekend. On Friday, delegates posed for a sociall…
 
This month our host Harjot Singh is joined by John Healy OBE, Vice President and Managing Director of Allstate Northern Ireland and Indy Hothi CA, Co-Founder of Upside Products, Deputy President of ICAS and One Young World ambassador . In this episode, Harjot and his guests discuss how business can engage with communities that are otherwise hard to…
 
The loss of biodiversity poses as great a risk to humanity as climate change. Catherine Brahic, The Economist’s environment editor, investigates whether technology can help to monitor, model and protect Earth’s ecosystems. Also, do conservation scientists need to employ a new approach to work better with technologists? For full access to The Econom…
 
The merest mention of future interest-rate rises from America’s central bank sent markets into a tizzy. We consider the merits and the effects of signalling early and often. Europe’s drug use dipped when the pandemic began, but soon rebounded; we examine the rising potency of the continent’s drugs and drug syndicates. And data reveal what makes wor…
 
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has hailed the Antalya Diplomacy Forum as a success and a model for future events held in a post-pandemic world. The three-day international forum gathered political leaders, academics and diplomats, including the new secretary general of the OECD. TRT World's Gonca Senay caught up with Mathias Cormann, and…
 
People often ask, what's in a name? Well, hundreds of billions of dollars. That's according to research firm Kantar, which says the world's most successful businesses have a major edge over their rivals due to brand recognition alone. For more on this, we spoke to Kantar's chief marketing officer, Nathalie Burdet.#Brands #Kantar #Ecommerce…
 
Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has become the first leader in the country's history to lose a no-confidence vote in parliament. His ousting follows a dispute over a rent control policy which saw the Left Party withdraw its support for the government and team up with right-wing parties. As Sarah Morice reports, the co-operation between the pa…
 
A landslide election victory may have ushered in a new Iranian president - but there isn't much optimism for a change of governing style. The former head of the judiciary, Ebrahim Raisi, won 62 percent of the vote and was the strong favourite before a single ballot had been cast - as most of his rivals had been disqualifiied. Reza Hatami reports fr…
 
The head of the US Food and Drug Administration is under fire after approving a controversial Alzheimer’s drug, a Covid outbreak at a Chinese port has further disrupted global shipping, and the Tokyo Olympics will have limited spectators when the games begin next month. Plus, the FT’s US sports business correspondent, Sara Germano, explains the US …
 
Elections all over the world are now power struggles between "castes", not so much classes, ideologies or even economics. We look at economic history as being one on going struggle between three castes, the priests, the warriors and the merchants. Each traditional caste has evolved from their historical origins, but they are essentially unchanged i…
 
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun the inquiry into last December's cyber attack on the IT provider, media reports say. It will ask whether some companies failed to disclose they had been affected. Our technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones explains the story.As India offers its free vaccinations to all adults, human righ…
 
Independence Live has a regular slot on Youtube called Yes Corner, which focusses on resources for Yes Groups. Here is a selection of Yes Corner contributors who are waiting for your call - Kevin Gibney of Independence Live, Fiona, Val and Marlene from Indylive Radio and Dave Murchison from the Hub. Have a listen to what we can offer, and if we can…
 
The first covid-19 vaccines came from rapid innovation. They have already saved millions of lives. What new technologies are in the pipeline? Robin Shattock’s team at Imperial College London is developing a self-amplifying RNA vaccine. Moz Siddiqui of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, describes a drone system delivering shots to remote areas. And Pamela …
 
What does it take for an idea to change the world? This new monthly series examines how innovation really works. The lithium-ion battery is the most important factor in the recent rise of the electric car and also powers everything from toothbrushes to smartphones to lawnmowers. We talk to the Nobel prize-winning scientists, the co-founder of Tesla…
 
Do you think women are referenced enough in the history of economic thought? Given there have only been two female Nobel prize winners, could a lack of role models be contributing to this gender divide? A recent FT article, titled “fixing economics’ gender problem,” argued that change to make economics more representative is overdue. Two of Europe’…
 
The northern region of Tigray, consumed by war and facing famine, will not vote today. It is all a far cry from what Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed once promised. Italy has piles of cash and a new ministry to guide it through a green revolution; we examine its plans and its challenges. And a rare conservation success off Australia’s coast. For full acce…
 
Callum Macpherson, head of Investec’s Commodities desk, gives an update on the oil market.-Please note: this podcast is provided for information purposes only and should not be construed as an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell financial instruments. This podcast does not constitute a personal recommendation and is not investment …
 
Reflation trade has been pummelled after the Federal Reserve unexpectedly signalled a shift in its stance on inflation, and, European Central Bank executive Fabio Panetta says the introduction of a digital euro would boost consumers’ privacy. Plus, the FT’s innovation editor, John Thornhill, talks about the new season of the Tech Tonic podcast and …
 
Trudeau sets another record—and not in a good way Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set another record—increasing the federal debt (per person) more than any other prime minister (not facing a world war or recession) since 1870. He earlier set a spending record, as the Trudeau government has spent more money (per person) than any other prime minist…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: how to stop the ransomware pandemic, America and Russia return to traditional great-power diplomacy (10:15) and picking the best days to work from home (19:20). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:…
 
Author, broadcaster, former ballroom dancer and indylive.radio DJ Frank "Frankie boy" McGroarty has just released the third of his trilogy of books based on his time as a redcoat at Butlins Ayr. In this interview, James E and Frank chat about the creative process, what it was really like working at Butlins (spoiler: yes, people regularly asked "wha…
 
Thousands of people are struggling to complete the purchase of their new home before a big rise in Stamp Duty begins on the first of July in most of the UK.High street banks are told they are wrongly denying compensation to victims of fraud and they’ve been given a timetable to change their procedures. And grieving families could be paying hundreds…
 
A growing number of companies are making corona-vaccination mandatory for their employees. Can they do that? Turns out - in America they can, but it's much more complicated in Europe; we speak with US, EU and UK legal experts, including Dr Catherine Barnard, Professor of European Union and Labor Law at the University of Cambridge. Also, the BBC’s M…
 
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