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    • 4.5 • 57 Ratings

Have you missed the biggest news of the week? Olly Mann and The Week’s writers and editors talk about under-reported stories with long-term consequences

    #254 Elk arrests, bootleg gas and self-curing HIV

    #254 Elk arrests, bootleg gas and self-curing HIV

    Will a dead moose bring down a Russian opposition leader? Who is smuggling refrigerants into the UK? And how did an Argentinian woman rid herself of HIV? Olly Mann and The Week delve behind the headlines and debate what really matters from the past seven days. With Joe Evans, Holden Frith and Alok Jha.

    • 40 min
    Investments Unwrapped: The classic car market

    Investments Unwrapped: The classic car market

    A bonus podcast series brought to you by MoneyWeek and The Platinum Card from American Express. In episode four, Olly Mann talks to John Stepek, executive editor of MoneyWeek, and Ashley Winston of Palmdale Motors about the cars that might put you on the road to riches.

    • 27 min
    #253 Real-life Succession, Iranian football and China’s #MeToo moment

    #253 Real-life Succession, Iranian football and China’s #MeToo moment

    Do we need a new model for business leaders? How has Jordan’s football team reignited the gender debate? And has China silenced an Olympian? Olly Mann and The Week delve behind the headlines and debate what really matters from the past seven days. With Arion McNicoll, Abdulwahab Tahhan and Kate Samuelson

    • 41 min
    #252 The VP, GPs and refugees

    #252 The VP, GPs and refugees

    Why are Kamala Harris' approval ratings in freefall? Should the government be able to tell doctors where to work? And why have bananas got Syrian refugees in trouble in Turkey? Olly Mann and The Week delve behind the headlines and debate what really matters from the past seven days. With Joe Evans, Julia O'Driscoll & Abdulwahab Tahan.

    • 40 min
    Investments Unwrapped: A buyer’s guide to furniture

    Investments Unwrapped: A buyer’s guide to furniture

    Olly Mann talks to John Stepek, executive editor of MoneyWeek, and antique furniture expert James Kaye about how to end up sitting on a nest egg. A bonus podcast series brought to you by MoneyWeek and The Platinum Card from American Express.

    • 21 min
    #251 Political insults, gig academics and dating doubts

    #251 Political insults, gig academics and dating doubts

    Do we have the right to be rude to MPs? Why are university lecturers living in poverty? And is online dating failing to deliver? Olly Mann and The Week delve behind the headlines and debate what really matters from the past seven days. With Kari Wilkin, Theo Tait and Arion McNicoll

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

maggiem79 ,

Easy to listen to

I always enjoy the commentary and thoughtfulness

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On Abortion

Pro-choice. Choose Life.
Abortion equals murder.
Imagine if your mother decided to murder you. You wouldn’t be reading this....
There is support for mothers after the baby’s birth. Don’t lie.

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Bad engineering

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