Weekly Economics Podcast

New Economics Foundation

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Award-winning podcast about the economic forces shaping our world, with Ayeisha Thomas-Smith and guests. Brought to you by the New Economics Foundation – the independent think tank and charity campaigning for a fairer, sustainable economy. New episod...Show More

58:38 | Nov 7th

We're away this week recording our exciting live event with Maya Goodfellow for the podcast next week. In the meantime we're listening back to a live episode we recorded in April. Safiya Umoja Noble is an associate professor at UCLA and author of...Show More

40:09 | Oct 28th

*** We're recording a live episode in London on Tuesday 5th November! Ayeisha will be in conversation with Maya Goodfellow, author of the new book 'Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats'. Book your tickets today: https://www.eventbri...Show More
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32:31 | Oct 21st

It’s one of the most important inventions of the 20th century. But unlike the phone, the car, computers and indoor plumbing, the weekend is still stuck in the 1930s. As productivity increased, the promise of shorter working hours always seemed jus...Show More

01:23 | Sep 20th

The Weekly Economics Podcast returns in October, but today we're joining #PODSTRIKE, a coalition of podcasts supporting the 20 September global climate strike by spreading the word.

31:52 | Aug 14th

More and more of us are renting for longer – not by choice, but by necessity. In cities especially, more people are renting into their thirties, forties and beyond, sometimes raising children in rented flats with no long-term security. But what if...Show More
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