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Greed and Landownership Past, Present, Future

Anne McElvoy hears about a farm as a microcosm of Colombia's history, the Scottish Clearances, and the future of capitalism talking to Paul Collier, Tom Devine and Hector Abad.

Anne McElvoy looks at the future of Capitalism, the Scottish Clearances and a farm as a microcosm of Colombia's history talking to Paul Collier, Tom Devine and Hector Abad.

The Future of Capitalism by Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and a Professorial Fellow of St Antony's College.
The Scottish Clearances by Tom Devine, Professor Emeritus, University of Edinburgh.
The Farm, a new novel by Hector Abad is translated by Anne McLean

Anne McElvoy presents a short film Is Capitalism Here to Stay for BBC Ideas https://www.bbc.com/ideas/ Browse their A-Z of Isms

Producer: Jacqueline Smith

Main Image: Part of the Ardkinglas Estate on the banks of Loch Fyne, Argyll, Scotland, 01/01/1964.

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Wed 10 Oct 2018 22:00

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