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The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, is an educational institution devoted to advancing Austrian economics, freedom, and peace in the classical-liberal tradition. Our website offers many thousands of free books and thousands of hours of audio and video, along with the full run of rare journals, biographies, and bibliographies of great economists.
 
Alphachat is the conversational podcast about business and economics produced by the Financial Times in New York. Each week, FT hosts and guests delve into a new theme, with more wonkiness, humour and irreverence than you'll find anywhere else
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
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The National Institute of Economic and Social Research is Britain's longest established independent research institute, founded in 1938. The vision of our founders was to carry out research to improve understanding of the economic and social forces that affect people’s lives, and the ways in which policy can bring about change. Over eighty years later, this remains central to NIESR’s ethos. We continue to apply our expertise in both quantitative and qualitative methods and our understanding ...
 
Global Security Briefing provides regular insights from leading international experts to help you make sense of the far-reaching changes affecting international security around the globe. Hosted by analysts from RUSI's International Security Studies team, the podcast looks at how the UK can best shape its foreign and security policies in an increasingly dynamic international environment.
 
Twice a week the New Statesman politics team - Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea - discuss the latest in UK politics. From Boris Johnson's latest battle with backbenchers to the machinery behind the Labour Party's opposition attack lines, this is the debrief you need to understand what's really happening in Westminster and beyond. New episodes Tuesday and Friday. Send your questions at youaskus.co.uk.
 
Taking Stock with Mandy Johnston takes a global view of the big business stories and the trends affecting the world economy. Listen and subscribe to Taking Stock on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.
 
The Critical Hour is a daily two hour hard hitting news analysis program co-hosted by Dr. Wilmer Leon and Garland Nixon. The mainstream news outlets play it safe by parroting the perspectives of their corporate benefactors. The Critical Hour uses cutting-edge insight and analysis to examine issues impacting the global village in which we live. Those who are truly interested in understanding what is going on in the world and especially who is behind it turn to The Critical Hour for rhetoric f ...
 
The Lens – UK Responsible Business Podcast is a Business in the Community podcast. We aim to create an open and unscripted conversation between current and future leaders and to challenge the way we all think about responsible business. The Lens creates a space for leaders to convene, always with one eye on the future. Our guests’ conversations cover anything from climate change, the unintended consequences of AI and automation and access to ‘good work’, through to topics such as inclusivity ...
 
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Patrick Kelly, chief director for Price Statistics at Stats SA, explains factors that led to the steep increase in producer inflation. Then, EOH’s Stephen van Coller on their financial results. And on personal finance, Warren Ingram, personal financial advisor, and executive director at Galileo Capital explains how to know if you have shock absorbe…
 
Money Talks – a series of interviews with Liam Halligan, Economics and Business Editor of GB News. In this episode, Liam talks to John Mills, Founder and CEO of JML Ltd. JML employs hundreds of people, turns over tens of millions of pounds each year and sells mainly household goods, often via shopping channels, all over the world. Mills is one of t…
 
Is work-life balance possible at the top? Host Anne McElvoy asks the former chief executive of PepsiCo how she juggled family commitments with leading a Fortune 500 company. She shares her lessons on mixing business with politics – and how should top companies respond to criticism that they pay too little tax? And why did she plump for a corporate …
 
Next Tuesday, Virginia voters will go to the polls to elect a new governor, choosing between the Democrat Terry McAuliffe and the Republican Glenn Youngkin. Pundits have been describing the race as an indicator for the 2022 midterm elections across the country. Both candidates have seized on the broader messages of their parties. Youngkin has used …
 
Mark McCormick, TD Global Head of FX Strategy, says The Bank of England and Bank of Canada are the central banks pulling things forward. Dennis DeBusschere, 22V Research President & Chief Market Strategist, discusses his No. 1 ranking in the latest Institutional Investor survey. Ferridge, State Street Head of Macro Strategy for North America, says …
 
America's economy slowed down dramatically over the past three months. A rise in Covid-19 infections is being blamed, as well as shortages of goods and workers. We'll assess what's going on. Plus, we'll hear how the changing climate is causing problems - and creating opportunities - for Europe's wine makers and why Chinese skyscrapers are getting s…
 
Stephen Bush and Anoosh Chakelian are joined by special guest former Chief Secretary to the Treasury and New Statesman contributing writer David Gauke to discuss how the Chancellor’s budget went down the morning after. They talk about why the response was muted on Conservative benches, where the chancellor focussed his spending pledges and why, and…
 
Leading economist Duncan Weldon once again joins The Other Hand to discuss the issues of the day. In his own recent substack post Duncan noted that an ex-Chief Economist of the Bank of England recently stated that ‘economists have no general theory of inflation’. When you think about it, that’s quite a statement. The UK budget revealed another shap…
 
Chaired by Corrie Wilson for Voices for Scotland, this is a wide ranging discussion on the subject of currency in an independent Scotland. Participants are Peter Ryan, Dr Tim Ridout, Kairin Van Sweeden and Robbie Mochrane. There are many aspects on which the participants do not agree with each other and it is refreshing to have respectful debate on…
 
Chair Stuart McIntyre, FAI Guests Mairi Spowage, FAI David Eiser, FAI Time stamps (01:10) What are the key economic headlines from yesterday's budget? (04:30) Do you think heightened uncertainty may result in less spending in future budgets? (06:20) What are the key fiscal issues from the budget? (09:10) What does all of this mean for Scotland? (11…
 
After a year of breakneck growth, the big five tech companies—Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft—are coming back down to earth. We look at how the pandemic has changed the industry and spurred on smaller firms. Serbia’s military build-up is making its neighbours nervous. The country’s president tells us why he’s been amassing arms. And…
 
How does a $200,000 starting salary sound? That’s now the industry standard for newly qualified lawyers at big corporate law firms in the US and the UK. But before you sign on the dotted line consider that in exchange for your princely wage packet, 100 working weeks and being on-call 24 hours a day could be part of that deal. So is it all worth it?…
 
Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com https://www.ft.com/content/c0ee2974-0e6d-43b4-ae05-6c4be9aea94f Activist hedge fund Third Point is pressuring Royal Dutch Shell to break itself up, and Israel’s coalition government is trying to find its footing in a post-Netanyahu era. Plus, the FT’s global finance correspondent, Robin Wigglesworth, expl…
 
Jim Kavanagh, writer at thepolemicist.net and CounterPunch, joins us to discuss Julian Assange. In his latest article, Robert Koehler argues that Julian Assange's work at WikiLeaks is a threat to the ability of the US empire to hide the realities of war. Koehler says that the abstraction of war that is presented to the citizens of the empire has be…
 
Anti Biden Songs Let's Go Brandon Hit #1, 2, AND 3 On Itunes Top 10, Democrats OUTRAGED. As Biden's approval continues to tank conservative and independent voters start the chants of lets go brandon to express their distaste. While republicans are still fairing very low in terms of approval, Democrats are more zealous and more likely to back their …
 
Darren Hele, CEO of Famous Brands on load-shedding and their improving financial results.Natasha Maharaj, marketing director for Distell discusses what led to the shortages of Savanna ciders. Then president of Ford Motoring Company of SA Neale Hill is this week's Shapeshifter. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
This week The Economist auctioned off an Alice in Wonderland-inspired NFT for charity. Host Rachana Shanbhogue finds out how the sale went and explores the promise and pitfalls of this dizzying new market. Plus, the financial landscape in Africa is changing fast: we ask why the unicorn population has more than doubled this year and speak to Sim Tsh…
 
This week The Economist auctioned off an Alice in Wonderland-inspired NFT for charity. Host Rachana Shanbhogue finds out how the sale went and explores the promise and pitfalls of this dizzying new market. Plus, the financial landscape in Africa is changing fast: we ask why the unicorn population has more than doubled this year and speak to Sim Tsh…
 
This week, the Climate Change Advisory Council unveiled its recommendations for two, five-year carbon budgets aimed at reducing the State’s carbon emissions by 51 per cent by 2030. But are these targets feasible? Despite the Covid lockdown last year, carbon emissions fell by only 3.6% in Ireland, casting doubt on Ireland’s ability to meet the upcom…
 
The UK economy was hit incredibly hard by the pandemic and its recovery is not yet complete. The government has said the economy should return to its pre-Covid level at the turn of the year -- earlier than previously thought. But it's still several months after the US reached the same point. In the annual budget announced today, the UK finance mini…
 
David Rubenstein, "Peer to Peer with David Rubenstein" Host, discusses his interview with General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Steven Mnuchin, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary, says he is opposed to the introduction of new taxes on billionaires by Democrats. Mary Barra, General Motors Chair & CEO, says the chip shortage is impr…
 
Two months after the Taliban’s victory, civilians face a looming disaster. Will Western governments dig their heels in, or turn the aid taps back on? India’s government has increasingly turned to high-tech means for delivering government services. But its digital-first solutions are inaccessible to millions of citizens. And we look at the business …
 
Around one fifth of the world’s 2000 largest public firms have committed to net zero targets in the coming years. Most are pledging to something called climate neutrality by a given date. But do these pledges actually make any difference in the flight against climate change? We here both sides of the argument with climate futurist Alex Steffen base…
 
Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com https://www.ft.com/content/8bb01ecf-622f-462f-b090-6cf5fa69a2ec Trading app Robinhood’s third-quarter earnings flopped, Google’s parent company Alphabet smashes expectations, and UK chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to commit to fiscal discipline when he announces his budget today. Plus, the FT’s eastern…
 
The United States has revoked China Telecom’s licence to operate in the country, citing “national security” concerns. The BBC's Zhaoyin Feng is based in Washington and tells us what this means for relations between the two countries. During a rocky time for the shipping industry, after the impact of the pandemic on global freight, companies are gra…
 
Gerald Horne, professor of history at the University of Houston, author, historian, and researcher, joins us to discuss the Sudan coup. The African nation of Sudan is in chaos after a military coup that has many casting a suspicious eye towards the US empire. Creating further suspicion, Israeli officials have voiced support for the extra democratic…
 
Gerald Horne, professor of history at the University of Houston, author, historian, and researcher, joins us to discuss the Sudan coup. The African nation of Sudan is in chaos after a military coup that has many casting a suspicious eye towards the US empire. Creating further suspicion, Israeli officials have voiced support for the extra democratic…
 
Kyle Rittenhouse Scores MAJOR Victories In Pre-Trial Hearings, Judge SCOLDS DA Over Insane Arguments. Leftists are outraged and democrat activists are warning of the danger should Rittenhouse be found not guilty. The judge in the case expressed outrage and scolded the Prosecution over their claim that the individuals at question in the case were on…
 
Welcome to the first Activist #MMT candidate interview, hosted by Ramona Massachi, and co-hosted by me, Jeff Epstein. Today we talk with candidate Jason Call who is running in Washington state’s second congressional district, against a twenty-year incumbent that Jason calls "arguably the most corporate-conservative Democrat in the Washington state …
 
What does the face of power look like? Who gets commemorated in art and why? And how do we react to statues of figures we deplore? In October 2021 Mary Beard, Britain’s best known classicist, came to Intelligence Squared to talk about the ideas in her new book Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern. To follow along wit…
 
The World Health Organisation recently declared that air pollution is the greatest environmental threat to health globally. What do cities and governments need to do to clean up their act? Also, we explore how Occam’s razor, ​​a theory from a medieval theologist, has influenced science. And, could music be an effective way to communicate with extra…
 
Sipho Pityana, former president of Business Unity SA on his claims that Reserve Bank’s Prudential Authority blocked his nomination to become Absa's chairperson. James Formby, Chief Executive Officer at Rand Merchant Bank discusses why the SA delegation needs a detailed COP26 plan. Then in our Investment School, Viv Govender, portfolio manager at Ra…
 
Tony Crescenzi PIMCO Market Strategist, Portfolio Manager, discusses navigating an economic cycle he sees “moving at warp speed.” Gabriela Santos, JPMorgan Investment Mgmt. Global Market Strategist, expects deceleration in China to continue. Regina Mayor, KPMG Global Head of Energy, says not to count out the energy industry. Thierry Wizman, Macquar…
 
Michael Nathanson, Moffettnathanson Founding Partner and Senior Research Analyst, says Facebook's business model is well-protected. Priya Misra, TD Securities Global Head of Rates Strategy, says the market is calling the Fed's bluff. Amy Wu Silverman, RBC Capital Markets Equity Derivatives Strategist, says this is the week the market reports. Dan K…
 
All value is subjective. But often, when an exchange is to be made, a numerical value is required. It’s a special kind of economic calculation, what Bharat Kanodia terms “a subjective opinion based on objective facts”. Bharat has built a career on valuations, from 2-founder garage start-ups to the Eiffel Tower. He shares his knowledge, experience, …
 
Did you catch the BBC drama The Trick? If not, it is still on BBC iPlayer (apologies for non-UK friends). It shows the birth of the arch denialist group the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) in 2009 from the point of view of a scientist who was unlucky enough to get enmeshed in their campaign to discredit the science of global warming. It’s a…
 
In this episode Liam talks to Martin Bysh, the Co-Founder and CEO of the Bristol-based fulfilment centre Huboo. Martin describes how, having grown up in the East End of London, he developed an interested in computer programming and gaming, skills he transferred into the field of logistics. Having launched just a few years ago, Huboo specializes in …
 
Just as the country was moving towards democracy, its generals have overthrown the civilians—again. We look at what sparked the unrest, and why coups in Africa are on the rise. Ecuador declared a state of emergency last week over a wave of violent crime. It’s just one of several headaches for Guillermo Lasso, the country’s president. And we explain…
 
Fergus Nicoll travels to the port of Workington in the north west of England, where he hears from port manager Sven Richards about how small regional ports can make global haulage more sustainable. Blue Line Logistics run a fleet of low emission barges in Belgium and the Netherlands and have plans to expand to the UK and the US. Fergus speaks to th…
 
In this special episode of the New Statesman Podcast, in association with Smart Energy GB, Ailbhe Rea and guest co-host Philippa Nuttall discuss how the ways we use energy in the future will change, and what we can do to make sure that change benefits everyone including the most vulnerable. They are joined by Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Eme…
 
Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com https://www.ft.com/content/910fcfd8-05e8-43c3-8a30-dc8388964302 Tesla has become the first carmaker to be valued at $1tn, and internal documents from inside Facebook continue to reveal troubling company practices. Plus, FT workplace columnist Sarah O’Connor explains that “green jobs” aren’t always safe fo…
 
Tesla surpassed a market value of $1 trillion on Monday, making it the fifth such firm to reach the milestone. Shares in the electric automaker climbed 12.6% after it struck a deal to sell 100,000 vehicles to the international car rental company Hertz. We speak to Bloomberg's Business reporter Dana Hull about Tesla's fortunes. Also in the programme…
 
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