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The Bigger Picture: Best of 2017

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The Bigger Picture: Best of 2017
In this special Christmas edition, Simon Rose highlights some of his favourite conversations with Tim Evans throughout the year. Discussions range from a Eurosceptic Corbyn, to life inside Theresa May’s Number 10, all the way to the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Tune in for a comprehensive look at some of the main political events of the year gone by!
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Tim Evans


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Reflections on 2017

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The Bigger Picture: Reflections on 2017
Political commentators Mike Indian and Alex Clark look back on 2017. Did it bring what we expected? How was Trump's first year? Will UK politics change in the wake of the election and Brexit? What happened to the apparent wave of European populism and where is the EU heading. And what will 2018 bring?
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Mike Indian, Alex Clark


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Bitcoin, Portuguese drugs & McDonell

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The Bigger Picture: Bitcoin, Portuguese drugs & McDonell
Tim Evans, Professor of Business and Political Economy at Middlesex University, talks to Simon Rose about the rise of Bitcoin, the effects of Portugal decriminalising drugs and the attitude towards the City of shadow chancellor John McDonnell.
Guest:

Professor Tim Evans


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The Bigger Picture: Donald Trump and Twitter

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The Bigger Picture: Donald Trump and Twitter
Political commentator Mike Indian, author of the Groucho Tendency blog, discusses the political reaction to the Budget (or the lack of it), Donald Trump's Twitter spat with Theresa May and the latest Brexit developments, including the question of whether there might be a vote of no confidence in the Government.
Guest:

Mike Indian


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Where now for Brexit, Parliament & The Tories?

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The Bigger Picture: Where now for Brexit, Parliament & The Tories?
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.
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Mike Indian


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: The problems of central banks

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The Bigger Picture: The problems of central banks
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?
Guest:

Tim Price


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Tim Evans 261017

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The Bigger Picture: Tim Evans 261017
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.
Guest:

Professor Tim Evans


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Brussels summit

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The Bigger Picture: Brussels summit
Political commentator Mike Indian discusses the Brussels Summit and what it might mean for Brexit, the Universal Credit kerfuffle and the government's problems with the EU Withdrawal Bill.
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Mike Indian


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Indian and Clark

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The Bigger Picture: Indian and Clark
Political commentators Mike Indian and Alex Clark discuss the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences, THAT speech of Theresa May's and the unrest in Catalonia.
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Mike Indian, Alex Clark


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Tim Evans

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The Bigger Picture: Tim Evans
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University on the Uber ban, Labour and the generational split on Brexit and the strange politics of Theresa May.
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Professor Tim Evans


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