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The Italian village that dared defy Salvini

Ayesha Hazarika is joined by Melissa Benn, writer, campaigner and author of Life Lessons: The Case for a National Education Service, and UnHerd columnist James Bloodworth, to discuss their under-reported stories of the week. Melissa wanted to talk about the Italian village of Riace, where the mayor has been put under house arrest for defying […]

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Audiocast: How dead-end jobs killed small-town pride

Barely a day passes without a politician or pundit worrying over the future of work. It’s a conversation that tends to focus on the future – the rise of the robots and the growth of the gig economy – rather than the current plight of workers in low-quality, low-paid and precarious jobs. And the discussion […]