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President Biden and his strategy for China

Hinzugefügt: 15. April 2021

Will the US President continue with an increasingly hostile attitude towards China? Or does economic common sense demand that Washington should back off from Beijing? Ed Butler asks Diana Choyleva...

Boom time for scammers

Hinzugefügt: 14. April 2021

During the Coronavirus pandemic, people have been spending more time at home, and online, than ever before. This has given online scammers a golden opportunity to find new victims. And it’s worked....

A conversation with Greta

Hinzugefügt: 13. April 2021

The world’s most famous climate activist has just turned 18 and is as uncompromising as ever. In an extended interview, Justin Rowlatt asks Greta Thunberg how she intends to continue campaigning,...

Telegram in the spotlight

Hinzugefügt: 12. April 2021

After becoming the most downloaded non-gaming app earlier this year, Telegram messaging app has amassed half a billion users – a quarter of WhatsApp’s and rising. Owned by the elusive Russian exile...

Business Weekly

Hinzugefügt: 10. April 2021

Voters in Greenland have backed a party which opposes a rare earth mining project. On Business Weekly, we ask what this means for the security of the global supply of rare minerals and hear why...

Mega ships

Hinzugefügt: 9. April 2021

After the Ever Given blocked the Suez Canal last month, we ask: are container ships too big? How much bigger can they get? To answer those questions we speak to Aslak Ross, head of marine standards...

Mining the ocean

Hinzugefügt: 8. April 2021

How rocks on the ocean floor could be key to the transition to electric cars. Justin Rowlatt speaks to Gerard Barron, boss of DeepGreen, a company that wants to gather rocks from the ocean floors...

Tracing cotton’s DNA

Hinzugefügt: 7. April 2021

Can technology help eradicate forced labour from global cotton supplies? A confrontation continues to rise between Western powers, global brands, and the Chinese authorities over the use of forced...

Where art and cryptocurrency meet...

Hinzugefügt: 6. April 2021

When the world of crypto currencies met with the world of art, they created what's called a non-fungible tokens or NFT. Some say NFTs could redefine what we think of as art while others think it’s...

What happens to whistleblowers

Hinzugefügt: 5. April 2021

How exposing the truth at work can cost you your career. Theo Leggett speaks to whistleblowers Ian Foxley and Bianca Goodson, both of whom found it impossible to get a new job after exposing...

Business Weekly

Hinzugefügt: 3. April 2021

Some of the world’s biggest investment banks have been left exposed as a hedge fund collapsed, leaving multi-billion dollar losses in its wake. Archegos Capital Management was a secretive personal...

How to complain

Hinzugefügt: 2. April 2021

In this programme, Elizabeth Hotson looks at the art of demanding good service. From dealing with customer services to having conversations with chatbots, we’ll be giving some practical tips for...

Josephine's story: Bouncing back

Hinzugefügt: 1. April 2021

Josephine is a single mother of four in Kibera, the sprawling slum in Nairobi, Kenya. At the beginning of the pandemic she was working as a cook, but soon, like many Kibera residents, lost her job,...

Feminist cities

Hinzugefügt: 31. März 2021

Why do so many women still feel unsafe walking the streets of our cities? We take a look at the idea of a feminist city. What is it and what could it look like? And where in the world are they...

Hydroelectric power in focus after disaster in India

Hinzugefügt: 30. März 2021

In February a devastating flash flood in India's northern state of Uttarakhand killed at least 70 people and trapped workers in underground tunnels. We'll hear from locals who witnessed the...

Palm oil politics

Hinzugefügt: 29. März 2021

An EU ban on the vegetable oil's use in biofuel has upset Indonesia and Malaysia. Meanwhile critics say it will only worsen the problem of tropical deforestation by palm oil farmers. Manuela...

Business Weekly

Hinzugefügt: 27. März 2021

As a giant container ship gets stuck in the Suez canal, we examine at the vital role the waterway plays in global shipping. We also hear from Chicago, where reparations are being made to black...

Nigeria's kidnapping industry

Hinzugefügt: 26. März 2021

Since December, more than 600 students have been abducted from schools in north-west Nigeria, highlighting a worrying development in the country's kidnap-for-ransom crisis. We'll hear from the...

Josephine’s story: Debt

Hinzugefügt: 25. März 2021

Josephine is a single mother of four in Kibera, the sprawling slum in Nairobi, Kenya. At the beginning of the pandemic she was working as a cook, but soon lost her job, and when the BBC's Ed Butler...

The rise of food delivery apps

Hinzugefügt: 24. März 2021 - Durchschnittliche Bewertung: 2

How the growth in food delivery apps could change the restaurant industry forever. Manuela Saragosa speaks to Moe Tkacik from the American Economic Liberties Project about threat posed to...