44 minutes | Mar 11, 2020


It could be put off no longer: we finally talk about coronavirus (and other things...) --- The UK is attempting a novel and controversial strategy to combat the coronavirus, putting behavioural science front and centre The US has not been testing enough people, so nobody knows how big its outbreak is. Andrew Cuomo has been criticised for using prison labour to produce hand sanitiser cheaply for residents of New York State. Will we have a global recession? Nobody really knows. One thing’s for sure: the stock market isn’t doing well. There are various options to deal with the economic fallout. Coronavirus has had a dramatic impact on small businesses in Rome. OPEC wanted to slash oil production, but Russia wasn’t having it. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has launched yet another crackdown against senior royals in a bid to consolidate power. Guyana elections are disputed as huge oil kitty awaits next President Two men were sworn in as president of Afghanistan, simultaneously. Canada is pushing forward with the criminalisation of gay conversion therapy - here’s how. Lebanon has defaulted on its debts for the first time. Links not working on your podcast app? Head here: https://alexwaygood.com/2020/03/11/shallow-dive-7/
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