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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 ...
 
The Property Podcast from Property Hub (propertyhub.net) is the podcast for all property investors – new or experienced. Rob Bence and Rob Dix discuss a different property topic and property news item each week, passing on their knowledge and experience to the listeners. They both invest in UK Property so they practise what they preach. No hard sell, no bull just straight talking property investment advice!
 
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.
 
City Talks from Centre for Cities explores the key issues facing cities and towns in the UK and beyond. Host Andrew Carter interviews leading thinkers in the urban policy field, as well as experts from Centre for Cities about their research and ideas on improving the economies of cities and large towns.
 
This podcast aims to collect, collate and share reflections and stories on digital education practices to understand what works. In our podcast, we interview colleagues from across the academic disciplines, subjects and services to understand what's worked for them in terms of both blended learning and teaching and moving to online/digital education. The main host is Dustin Hosseini who works at Lancaster University in Lancaster, UK.
 
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 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.
 
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India Capital Growth Fund Portfolio Manager, David Cornell, joins the UK Investor Magazine Podcast to explore the investment opportunity in India. There is attention paid to the impact of COVID-19, how India's technology sector is evolving, and comparisons to China. Find out more information here: https://www.indiacapitalgrowth.com/ See acast.com/p…
 
Investec — Investec Chief Economist Philip Shaw is joined by the former Cabinet minister and Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell to discuss what the rest of this turbulent political year might have in store for the UK. Andrew gives his inside view on Brexit, the economy, the government's coronavirus response, and the future of Boris Johnson's premiersh…
 
Just ahead of the first presidential debate, a trove of tax documents suggests the president has some staggeringly loss-making businesses and a staggering amount of debt coming due. We examine China’s pledge to become carbon-neutral by 2060 and what it will have to do to get there. And why a Swiss referendum campaign involved a giant game of pick-u…
 
The French government has begun auctioning off frequencies for the next generation of mobile networks, known as 5G. The country's four main telecom operators will take part in the bidding process, which is expected to earn the state more than €2 billion. The auction is going ahead after months of delays, and despite opposition from some left-wing a…
 
In the first of many US election themed interviews, Danni Hewson talks to a former White House senior policy advisor about presidential candidate Joe Biden and his plan for the US economy.Danni takes a look at the ongoing race to buy ASDA - could it return to UK ownership?And she finds out why Apple and Epic Games ended up in a court battle.…
 
Rob & Rob are back again to answer two more property questions from our lovely Hubber community. To kick-start this week we’ve got Dami. She’s a 20-year old student living in Aberdeen and due to graduate this year. She’s hoping to move out of home a year after she graduates and during this year she’s aiming to save around £15,000 - £20,000. This wi…
 
European stocks lead a global rally on Monday driven by investors scooping up shares in beaten-down sectors, and Donald Trump is beating back allegations of tax avoidance and voter suppression ahead of tonight’s US presidential debate. Plus, the FT’s Michael MacKenzie will explain why investors are rethinking the traditional 60/40 portfolio. Financ…
 
Economics is at a tipping point, as we lockdown again, how can we remain solvent, avoid national and international bankruptcy and deploy all the possible economics tools at our disposal. We are facing a 1930s style Depression and need 1930s style policies to get us out. Listen to one of the best macroeconomists in the world: Paul McCulley navigate …
 
Nathan Law is one of Hong Kong’s most prominent democracy activists, but his years of campaigning have made him a target for the Chinese government. He discusses the toll it has taken and why he has now had to flee to London. Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Harrison looks at what the future holds for Hong Kong. Help support our independent journ…
 
As the number of deaths from coronavirus approaches one million, we hear how countries around the world have been handling the pandemic. Also in the programme, why are some of the world's leading cement producers making a public pledge to shrink their carbon footprint? Plus, Apple and Epic Games are back in court for another face-off over the onlin…
 
In our news wrap Monday, suicides in the U.S. military are up 20 percent this year over last year. Air Force and Army officials say the stress of COVID-19 and isolation may be partly to blame, and the Army says it is considering shortening combat deployments in response. Also, demonstrations in Belarus are continuing, with protesters saying Preside…
 
Until the coronavirus pandemic struck, the cruise industry was enjoying a boom period, generating $150 billion worldwide per year. Now most ships have been grounded for months. But while operators wait to learn when they can sail again, the luxury floating hotels have become a stationary summer attraction in the United Kingdom. Special corresponden…
 
Uber has been granted the right to resume operating in London, despite what a judge described as "historical failures". The ride-sharing platform had faced scrutiny over safety protocols and its screening of drivers. Also in the show: the French government unveils its 2021 budget as it tries to lift the economy out of a coronavirus-induced recessio…
 
Thousands of students are being forced to self-isolate in university accommodation across the country, and with no guarantee yet they’ll be home for Christmas. On the latest episode of the Sky News Daily podcast we're joined by four students from the Glasgow School of Art who are isolating together in separate rooms of their new home – despite only…
 
Thousands of students are being forced to self-isolate in university accommodation across the country, and with no guarantee yet they’ll be home for Christmas. On the latest episode of the Sky News Daily podcast we're joined by four students from the Glasgow School of Art who are isolating together in separate rooms of their new home – despite only…
 
With work habits around the work changing because of covid-19, host Tom Standage considers the future of the office. What lessons can be learned from companies like GitHub, where most employees are remote? What can providers of flexible workspaces, such as IWG, reveal about trends in office use? What does team-building look like in a world where re…
 
British bookmaker William Hill received a takeover bid from US firm Caesars Entertainment. James Kilsby is USA vice president of Vixio GamblingCompliance, and explains how the changing regulatory picture in the US makes William Hill attractive to a US suitor. And we get wider context from Professor David Forrest of Liverpool University, who special…
 
On gun rights, abortion policy and health care Amy Coney Barrett, the seemingly unstoppable successor to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, will shift the court’s balance for decades. In China, the visually impaired are usually shuffled off to the massage industry; we meet blind students with greater ambitions. And tracing the origins of the boring supermarket s…
 
The Government plans to reform the Green Book of guidance on how it invests public money. This follows criticism from politicians and other commentators who have suggested that, in its current form, the Green Book inhibits the levelling up agenda by skewing infrastructure investment towards London and the South East. Are these criticisms fair? And …
 
South Korea's Big Hit Entertainment, the management label behind the K-pop megaband BTS, has priced its initial public offering at 135,000 won ($115) per share – at the top of its indicative price range. Fervour is building ahead of the IPO planned for October, with die-hard BTS fans as well as institutional investors rushing to place orders for wh…
 
Argentina’s newly restructured dollar bonds have slumped in value less than a month after a deal was finalised to postpone debt payments, and Swiss voters have defeated a nationalist initiative to tear up their free-movement agreement with Brussels. Plus, the FT’s Mure Dickie explains how Scotland’s push for independence is influencing Brexit talks…
 
The US President says claims he paid just $750 in federal income tax in 2016 are "fake news". Five weeks ahead of the US election, the BBC's Peter Bowes explains the significance of the story. Sri Lanka says it is sending 21 containers of waste back to the UK after they were found to contain hazardous material. Will Nichols at Verisk Maplecroft say…
 
This week we focus on the sustainability agenda, looking at the key findings from our Active Capital report and speaking to a leader in the field – Richard Walker, Managing Director of Iceland Foods. Richard has been setting an example across both the retail sector – with Iceland having just published its own plastic footprint and called on other g…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, covid-19: why are so many governments getting it wrong? What Warren Buffett sees in Japan Inc (8:11) and French diplomacy (16:00). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/podcastoffe…
 
Airdate September 27, 2020: Will the American people choose their next president? Or will the courts? Fareed gives his Take on how the upcoming U.S. election could pan out. And, who is Amy Coney Barrett? Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court would put the Supreme Court on a much more conservative course. What will that mean for the Court and its rul…
 
In the last of our election specials, we debate the big issues with a Republican and a Democrat. William Spriggs is chief economist at the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations - a Democrat appointed to the Department of Labor by President Obama. Michael Johns is the National Tea Party movement co-founder and leader,…
 
Chris Low of FHN Financial says markets expect to hear from pharmaceutical companies within the next two weeks on progress with a covid vaccine, and that could end the current period of flatness.We're rounding up a week of special programmes on the US election. We speak to Sarah Bryner, research director at the Center for Responsive Politics, in Ch…
 
In our news wrap Friday, Breonna Taylor's family demanded Louisville officials release transcripts from grand jury proceedings over whether to charge police in her death. Kentucky's attorney general said officers had acted in self-defense, after Taylor's boyfriend fired first. Also, the U.S. federal government has executed a Black inmate for the fi…
 
The government of Afghanistan and the Taliban are in the early stages of negotiations representing the most significant attempt yet to deliver peace. Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. special envoy for Afghan reconciliation, signed an agreement with the Taliban in February that led to the talks. But violence between the government and the Taliban remains …
 
Economist modelling suggests November's election may end Republican control of the Senate. The Republican leadership plans to push through the appointment of a new Supreme Court justice to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg before then. Democrats are threatening to retaliate by reforming anti-majoritarian Senate rules if they win back control. Should the …
 
Measuring just 5ft in height, the late Supreme Court judge was both small in stature and softly spoken. But the Brooklyn-born woman – known affectionately as the "Notorious RBG" – was a towering giant for gender equality and civil rights throughout her life. On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jayne Secker speaks to Christopher Scalia – …
 
A grand jury’s decision has re-energised months-long protests. We ask how much another tragic death at the hands of police may spur meaningful reforms. A once-fringe movement to “re-wild” the Highlands of Scotland is gaining momentum. And how the promising German startup incubator Rocket Internet left shareholders on the launchpad. For full access …
 
The French overseas territory of Guadeloupe is among the locations placed on maximum alert over a spike in new coronavirus infections. Bars and restaurants must shut down from Saturday. The new restrictive measures deal a heavy blow to the Caribbean islands' tourism industry, already hard hit by the pandemic. Plus, Germany is running a five-year pi…
 
Governments across Europe have this week introduced new measures to curb the spread of Covid-19. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control reports that over the past fortnight five countries have reported over 120 cases per 100,000 residents, including Spain, France, and the Czech Republic. But the increased restrictions on freedom of …
 
The FT’s DC bureau chief Demetri Sevastopulo explains the politics behind Donald Trump’s soon to be revealed Supreme Court justice nominee. Plus, why Donald Trump will not commit to a peaceful transition of power and a preview of next week’s first presidential debate between Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden How Trump’s Supreme Court pick coul…
 
The Garrick Club was founded in 1831 – a place where ‘actors and men of refinement and education might meet on equal terms’. Women were not allowed to be members and, almost 200 years on, that is still the case. Emily Bendell on why she is taking legal action against the Garrick and Amy Milne-Smith on the history of London’s clubland. Help support …
 
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