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Arts and Ideas

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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.

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Is Politics Dead?

December 12th, 2011

Episode 77 of 1219 episodes

As Europe struggles to manage the current financial crisis we are seeing un-elected technocrats replace populist leaders and ratings agencies seemingly wielding increasing power. Philip Dodd and guests discuss whether the pursuit of economic stability is downgrading democracy.

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