Recession, Poverty, Terrorism and Corruption
It's time to answer some of the big questions on Business Weekly. What's the best way to tackle the global recession? A leading economist says do exactly the opposite of what the Obama White House is doing - cut spending and slash taxes. Does the increase in the poverty that comes with slumping economic growth create the fertile conditions for extremism and terrorism? Egypt's finance minister tells us it's by no means as simple as that. And how to deal with corruption. The former head of the anti-corruption commission in Nigeria tells a tale of bullets and bribes - a situation which forced him to flee his own country.