December 3rd, 2014
Episode 110 of 865 episodes
The British government unveils what's being called the "Google Tax" - a plan to increase tax on multinational companies who try to divert profits from the UK to other jurisdictions. Will it inspire other governments to follow suit? The Greek prime minister slams the austerity demands of his country's lenders as "irrational" as he discusses his country's next budget. We ask if Greece could survive without those lenders. Plus, a Zambian entrepreneur tells us her hopes for her country's future, half a century on from independence.
From finding awe in Hubble images to visiting the doctor, science is everywhere in our lives. Whether we wear a white lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since eighth grade, science affects and changes us. We all have a story about science, and at The Story Collider, we want to hear those stories.