December 10th, 2014
Episode 119 of 1091 episodes
Will the country's economic problems consign its easy-going social model to history? Also, the cost of collusion: Hudson Institute economist Dr Irwin Stelzer explains how the giants of Silicon Valley were caught operating a cartel to keep wages low. We find out why so many people in Malaysia are finding it hard to save for their retirement. Finally, the selling power of 'selfies' - we find out from social media strategist Carolyn Blunt how companies are trying to cash in on the popularity of people taking pictures of themselves, and talk to Neil Harvey who is making money by selling "Selfie Pods", which make it easier for you to take pictures of yourself.
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