Economy

Thursday 1 May 2014, 7:00 PM

In Hock to the Oligarchs?

Standpoint magazine brings together a distinguished panel to debate Britain’s response to Russia‚Äôs annexation of Crimea.


June 12, 2012 7:00 PM

Four Horsemen – The Debate

Revealing the fundamental flaws in the economic system, new documentary Four Horsemen argues that although change has never been more urgently needed the conditions for it have never been more favourable. Join us with the film’s director Ross Ashcroft, co-author of the accompanying book Four Horsemen: The Survival Manual, Mark Braund, contributors and others to map out the argument for change.


October 26, 2010 7:00 PM

Paul Mason in conversation with Sir David Hare: Has capitalism learned its lesson?

Join us for what should prove to be a fascinating discussion between BBC Newsnight’s Paul Mason and acclaimed playwright Sir David Hare, whose recent play The Power of Yes wrestled with the causes of the 2008 financial crisis.


May 19, 2010 7:00 PM

Will Apple save the news business? Apps, iPads, paywalls and how to make money from news

View in iTunes There’s no shortage of news around at the moment, but is anyone making anyone any money from it? As the print-based media come to terms with a shrinking advertising market and a promiscuous digital audience, many are looking to high-end devices such as Apple’s iPhone and iPad, which touches down in Britain […]


Thursday 23rd April, 2009

FULLY BOOKED-Insight with Paul Mason: Financial Meltdown and the end of the Age of Greed

Paul Mason talks about the ongoing financial crisis that has brough the global economy to the brink of depression. Gordon Brown hailed the result of deregulation as the ‘golden age’ of banking in the UK. Mason will give insights into how deregulation is at the heart of the collapse of the banking system in September […]


Thursday 6th November, 2008

Media Talk: Predicting the Crash

In recent weeks, increasing criticism has been levelled at the media over failure to provide adequate warning of the impending economic turmoil, as well as accusations of sensationalist coverage. Did the media fail in its scrutiny? Or are the workings of international finance now so complex and secretive that the media can no longer provide effective oversight?


Wednesday 26th March, 2008

Media Talk: Global Economic Slowdown and Foreign Policy

What implications might the credit crunch and a global economic slowdown have on the current political environment?