Democracy and the eurozone
They say "better the devil you know...." Well with Europe's politicians practically queueing up to leave office (Spain, Greece and Italy have all shed leaders in recent weeks) the former Canadian opposition leader, Michael Ignatieff, asks whether we'll miss them now they're gone.
Will their technocrat replacements be any better at telling the truth?
Also we hear a report from the Palestinian Authority about doing business in the occupied West Bank.
And why going bust isn't all bad. Our regular commentator, James Srodes, reflects on the US cities that bounced back.