Published: 29 May 2017
Guests: Rana Foroohar
Many people are feeling that they have to work harder and longer just to stand still. There always seems to be an economic headwind denying them a fair return on the hours they put in.
So what is this formless force that pushes against us? And why is it such a different story for people who work in the financial industries who, after such collective failure in 2008, are – once again – squeezing Main Street for every penny…
Host Ross Ashcroft is joined by author and journalist Rana Foroohar.
Author of Medici Money, Tim Parks, discusses the Medici banking dynasty and its legacy.
Has the pernicious creation of hero or saviour complexes derailed the collective good?
What are the consequences of immunity or vaccine passports and will these proposed temporary measures become the norm?