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Bracelets for Bullets

Ayeisha Thomas-Smith and Steve Bugeja present an everyday guide to economics. Why an Essex mum wanted her jewellery melted down and what it says about government debt.

Why an Essex mum wanted her jewellery melted down and what it says about government debt.

Economics with Subtitles is your everyday guide to economics and why you should care. In this show, Ayeisha and Steve explore government debt. Why did an anonymous mother send her bracelet to the government to be turned into a bullet? How are you lending the government money without even realising? And when should you be worried about how much debt the government is in?

Producers: Simon Maybin & Phoebe Keane
Presenters: Ayeisha Thomas-Smith & Steve Bugeja.

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