Political commentator Mike Indian, author of the Groucho Tendency blog, discusses with Simon Rose where we are (if anywhere) with Brexit negotiations, the lessons that should be learned from the Westminster Sex scandal and where the resignation of two ministers leaves the Tory party.
As the Bank of England increases the base rate for the first time in a decade, Tim Price of Price Value Partners looks at the role of central bankers. Why have we given them so much power, can they do the job they're given and what effects have their policies had?
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University discusses the NHS and why, to save it, we must acknowledge that it's failing, why our productivity is so low and why the Tory grassroots base is ageing and losing the will to live.
In this week’s ‘Bigger Picture’ Ed Bowsher talks to Professor Tim Evans about Aung San Sui Kyi’s inaction in the face of massacres of Rohingya Muslims, and the political views of the US ‘tech titans’ such as Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook.
Prof Tim Evans of Middlesex University discusses the shape of happiness, how the Bank of England covered up the failure of the first WW1 debt issue and what a cashless society will mean to the unbanked.