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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.


R3Arts: Night Waves - China Growth 04 June 13

June 5th, 2013

Episode 344 of 1201 episodes

What will China's economy look like in ten years' time? Liam Byrne an MP, is also a passionate advocate for stronger relations with China and he joins Rana Mitter and Linda Yueh to discuss our future with China. In recent years India-watchers have noted a worrying drift away from freedom of speech and to discuss this with Rana are Soli Sorabjee, Vappala Balachandran, Flavia Agnes and Tim Garton Ash. And New Generation Thinker Alice Hall asks how helpful is the label 'superhuman' for disabled atheletes if we want to understand the real problems faced by disabled people today?