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Rita Lobo

Questions of Faith: Religion and the US Election

Rita Lobo
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Questions Of Faith

Questions of Faith: Religion and the US Election
According to a recent research by the Pew Research Center being an atheist remains one of the biggest liabilities that a presidential candidate can have. Half of American adults say they would be less likely to vote for a hypothetical presidential candidate who does not believe in God. So how big an issue is religion when it comes to choosing a Presidential candidate? Marc Shoffman is joined in the studio by Christian author Steven Sylvester, Chartered Psychologist and Author of DETOX YOUR EGO, and Ben Ryan, from Christian think tank Theos, over the phone.
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Steven Sylvester, Ben Ryan


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Rita Lobo

The World This Week with Pascale Davies - April 3rd

Rita Lobo
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The World This Week

The World This Week with Pascale Davies - April 3rd
The World This Week with Pascale Davies. This week we find out about the problems with the EU migrant deal with Turkey, by talking to Oz Ketaji, project coordinator for Help Refugees in Lesbos, A troubled Brazil calling for the resignation of president Dilma Rousseff and Fiona Norman talks to Mustafa Qadri from Amnesty Internatioal on their new report "The ugly side of the beautiful game" in light of the alleged human rights abuses coming from the Qatar world cup.
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Mustafa Qadri, Oz Ketaji, Fiona Norman, Pascale Davies, Riordan Roett


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Brazil's economy in the doldrums

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Brazil's economy in the doldrums
Brazil is due to present its budget, but with GDP forecasts due to shrink by 4% for the second consecutive year, and the unemployment rate rising sharply, the country is struggling to deal with the end of the commodity boom. The biggest party in congress has now also voted to abandon President Dilma Rousseff’s ruling coalition. Robert Van Egghen looked into the country's struggles.
Guests:

Robert Van Egghen, Riordan Roett


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Sarah Lowther

Presidential candidates are coming to blows over the economy - With Robert Van Egghen

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money

Presidential candidates are coming to blows over the economy - With Robert Van Egghen
The presidential race is heating up, and now candidates are starting to trade blows over the US economy. Share Radio's Robert Van Egghen reports.
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Robert Van Egghen


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: What will the latest non-farm payroll numbers tell us?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: What will the latest non-farm payroll numbers tell us?
Just as the jobless figures in the UK are seen as an important economic indicator, so are US labour market figures. After a robust employment scene towards the end of 2015, job creation has been slowing across the pond. Kully Samra, from US broker Charles Schwab, spoke to Nigel Cassidy in a look ahead to the latest non-farm payroll numbers.
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Kully Samra


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Juliette Foster

Investment Perspectives: Rosa Prince gives her take on the latest developments in the US Elections

Juliette Foster
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Global News Perspectives with Ed Mitchell

Investment Perspectives: Rosa Prince gives her take on the latest developments in the US Elections
New-York based Political Analyst and Author Rosa Prince joins Ed Mitchell to discuss the US Presidential Elections following yesterdays Super Tuesday vote, It's looking ever more likely that there will be a Trump/Clinton contest in November, but it's certainly not all over yet...
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Rosa Prince


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: A good night for Trump on Super Tuesday?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: A good night for Trump on Super Tuesday?
With the results coming in from Super Tuesday, in which 11 US states have voted to choose their presidential candidates, the pitched battle for the White House between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is moving closer to becoming reality as both are leaping further ahead in the battleground states. Sarah Lowther has been speaking to Edward-Isaac Dovere, Politico's Senior White House reporter in Washington, about the results.
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Edward-Isaac Dovere


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: David Kuo of The Motley Fool Singapore looks at the market reaction to G20

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: David Kuo of The Motley Fool Singapore looks at the market reaction to G20
The concluding statement issued by finance ministers and central bank governors on Saturday was strong on rhetoric. But the meeting will disappoint the many who called for the G20 to be more active in addressing economic vulnerabilities and risks. So how did it all go down on the markets? David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore, joins Nigel Cassidy and Chris Bailey, Founder of financialorbit.com, to look at the reaction.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, David Kuo


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Saudi Arabia and Russia agree to freeze oil output at January levels

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Saudi Arabia and Russia agree to freeze oil output at January levels
Oil prices fell on Tuesday despite Saudi Arabia and Russia agreeing to freeze oil output at January levels if other producers follow suit. A potential stumbling block is Iran, after petroleum minister, Bijan Zangeneh, said that the country would "not forego its oil market share". Kevin Baxter, Global Commodities Spot News Editor at the Wall Street Journal, gives his opinion on the matter.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Kevin Baxter


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Rita Lobo

Questions of Faith: Climate Change

Rita Lobo
Original Broadcast:

Questions Of Faith

Questions of Faith: Climate Change
Rita Lobo and Marc Shoffman are joined by Shanza Ali from the Muslim Climate Action campaign and Jean Leston from Christian environmental group Operation Noah, to discuss climate change and whether it is up to faith groups to lead on tackling the issue, only on Questions of Faith. With guest Imam Mansoor Ahmad Clark explaining the significance of change in Islam.
Guests:

Marc Shoffman, Imam Mansoor Ahmad Clark, Shanza Ali, Jean Leston


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