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Venezuela in Tatters

Dodany: 18 maja 2018


Economic depression, 13,000% inflation, oil seizures by creditors, international sanctions, a refugee crisis - can the Maduro government hold on to power at elections this weekend as Venezuela...

Is China Tech a Trojan Horse?

Dodany: 17 maja 2018


Are US allegations that Huawei is helping Beijing hack US data networks motivated by genuine suspicions or by trade protectionism? Joe Miller reports from the US where some Americans feel...

Fighting Ad Fraud

Dodany: 16 maja 2018


Digital advertising fraud cost companies an estimated $16bn last year. Often the clicks or downloads generated by the ads they paid for came not from people, but robots. Alex Hewson, from mobile...

Italy: The EU's Next Headache?

Dodany: 15 maja 2018


As Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement and anti-immigration Northern League edge closer to a coalition, we ask whether such a eurosceptic government might scupper plans for further EU...

Are You Ready for GDPR?

Dodany: 14 maja 2018


New data protection rules are due to take effect in the European Union on 25 May, and complying with them is proving to be a headache for businesses throughout the world. Manuela Saragosa speaks to...

Netflix vs the Silver Screen

Dodany: 11 maja 2018


Does Netflix threaten to wipe out the traditional cinema in much the same way that it already annihilated video rentals? The online streaming service is spending a lot of money on producing...

Hormones: The Pill

Dodany: 10 maja 2018


Hormonal contraceptives liberated women around the world, and are now proliferating in Africa too. Manuela Saragosa talks to endocrinologist Maralyn Druce about how such a tiny pill can have such a...

Justice on Death Row

Dodany: 9 maja 2018


Africa has about a million prison inmates, many of them jailed without a fair trial or proper legal representation, often because they cannot afford it. The African Prisons Project is working to...

Banks and the Wealth Gap

Dodany: 8 maja 2018


Do cities benefit from hosting major financial centres? Ivana Davidovic discovers the history of Canary Wharf - London's old docks area and now a banking district. Mark Yeandle, author of Z/Yen's...

Tech Solutions for the Poor

Dodany: 7 maja 2018


How can we think differently about some of the most entrenched economic problems facing the poor? Jane Wakefield finds out how tech can cure blindness in Africa from ophthalmologist Dr Andrew...

Economists in the Doghouse

Dodany: 4 maja 2018


The economics profession has sought to reinvent itself since the its failure to foresee the 2008 financial crisis. Manuela Saragosa speaks to two economists: Wendy Carlin discusses her efforts to...

How Economists Forgot Housework

Dodany: 3 maja 2018


Feminist economists argue that GDP statistics need to start taking account of care-giving and housework if we want to start valuing these things as a society. For example author Katrine Marcal...

Paying the Price of Prison

Dodany: 2 maja 2018


For most people, a traffic violation simply means a fine. But for poorer people in the US, it could mean being imprisoned. Since the global financial crisis, local and state governments have tried...

Iran Nuclear Deal Hangs In Balance

Dodany: 1 maja 2018


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made fresh allegations against Iran, adding to mounting pressure on the 2015 nuclear deal. What might be the impact on Iran, and for US and European...

Africa's Free Trade Pact

Dodany: 30 kwietnia 2018


The leaders of more than 40 African countries have signed a deal to create one of the world's largest free trade blocs, promising to bring prosperity to more than 1.2 billion people. But some of...

Iran's Foreign Currency Problem

Dodany: 27 kwietnia 2018


With US President Donald Trump threatening to impose more sanctions, Iran remains frozen out of much the international financial system despite the 2015 nuclear weapons deal. Ed Butler speaks to a...

Creativity in the Digital Age

Dodany: 26 kwietnia 2018


How do designers and advertisers get people's attention when there is so much competition online? And how do brands get around ad-blocker software? Manuela Saragosa goes to the annual Design and...

Malaria: Costs and Cures

Dodany: 25 kwietnia 2018


Malaria continues to be one of the world's most destructive and widespread diseases, killing around 500,000 people each year, almost all of them in sub-Saharan Africa. On World Malaria Day we hear...

Has #MeToo Backfired in India?

Dodany: 24 kwietnia 2018


India's women workers have joined the global #MeToo movement, but there are signs it may be backfiring, with some company bosses afraid to hire women, for fear of sexual harassment claims. And that...

Will Tariffs Save US Jobs?

Dodany: 23 kwietnia 2018


Donald Trump says tariffs on Chinese goods are necessary to 'protect American workers'. So who in the US might benefit from this action? Tennessee voted overwhelmingly for Mr Trump in 2016 and does...