This week, Ayesha Hazarika is joined by Institute for Economic Affairs News Editor, Kate Andrews, and journalist and author of ‘Hired’, James Bloodworth, to discuss their under-reported stories, as well as their heroes and villains of the week. (You can listen to James discuss his book on low wage Britain with Tim Montgomerie in an earlier podcast.)
James highlighted the recent protests in Nicaragua, resulting in the deaths of 26 people. Could Nicaragua become the next Venezuela? Kate discussed Facebook’s crackdown on political ads and the potential pitfalls of such a move. The Heroes and Villain of the week were Millicent Fawcett, Sadiq Khan and President Macron.
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