Bonnie Greer on artists challenging austerity, Barclay’s ‘poisoned culture’ & America’s MH17 [E110]

Afshin Rattansi goes underground with playwright and novelist Bonnie Greer to talk art, politics and why the CIA infiltrated black student movements in the sixties. The Daily Mail’s city editor Alex Brummer tells us how big bonuses and deregulation tore banks away from the rest of the economy, making them a law unto themselves. While the West imposes new sanctions on Russia and blames Putin for the crash of flight MH17, we look at the time when American soldiers shot down an Iranian passenger jet – and used the tragedy to its advantage. Plus, with huge surges in malnourishment and cholera, why is the IMF praising Britain’s economy?

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