November 27th, 2012
Episode 244 of 1219 episodes
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the banker-turned-philosopher who predicted the 2008 financial crash, joins Rana to present his argument on being ‘antifragile’. Jeremy Jennings and Patricia Thornton consider why it is that, according to rumours, the new Chinese leadership under Xi Jinping is turning to a political text by Alexis de Tocqueville. And Sarah Dunant reviews The Hunt, the new film by Thomas Vinterberg which chronicles the chilling story of a teacher falsely accused of abusing a child.