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Age Of Austerity

The riches of Afghanistan and the poverty of governments. Who's winning the World Cup: Nike or Adidas? Plus, is America being racist in the different ways it treats the disaster in the Gulf and the disaster at Bhopal?

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28 minutes

Chapters

  • On Being Micawberish

    • On Being Micawberish

      Does misery follow if you spend more than you earn? Will the G20 look to Dickens?

      Duration: 09:40

  • BP, America And Bhopal

    • BP, America And Bhopal

      Is America being racist in the way it treats the BP disaster and the disaster at Bhopal?

      Duration: 15:26

  • Afghan Mineral Wealth

    • Afghan Mineral Wealth

      Afghanistan is rich in minerals. But mining for them by hand may be the easy part.

      Duration: 19:28

  • Ambush Marketing

    • Ambush Marketing

      Who's winning the World Cup: Nike or Adidas?

      Duration: 26:29

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