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  • Art Dealer, Ray Hughes does ‘Sunday Brunch’ with Simon Marnie

    Ray Hughes died earlier this month, aged 72.

    “Listen to Ray’s life and career as he does Sunday Brunch with Simon Marnie”.

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  • Boston Fed Paper: Credit Card Utilization and Consumption over the Life Cycle and Business Cycle

    Nearly 80 percent of U.S. adults have a credit card, and more than half of them revolve their debt from month to month. Using a large sample of credit bureau data, this paper documents a tight link between available credit (the limit) and credit card debt, and then it offers a model-based interpretation of this linkage.

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  • IMF Working Paper – ‘Resolving China’s Zombies: Tackling Debt and Raising Productivity’

    Nonviable “zombie” firms have become a key concern in China. Using novel firm-level industrial survey data, this paper illustrates the central role of zombies and their strong linkages with stateowned enterprises (SOEs) in contributing to debt vulnerabilities and low productivity.

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  • Laika the Space Dog

    The Russian street dog was the first living creature to orbit the Earth. She was sent into space in November 1957. She died after orbiting the Earth four times. Professor Victor Yazdovsky was nine years old when his father brought Laika back from the laboratory to play with him. He has been speaking to Olga Smirnova for Witness.

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  • Build Your Dreams – Electric Cars

    Chinese Electric Carmaker Aims To Become A Global Brand

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  • Buzkashi

    In buzkashi, Afghanistan’s violent and ancient national pastime, riders battle for control of an animal corpse that they carry toward a goal. Sixteen years after the U.S.-led invasion that ousted the Taliban, the sport is dominated by rival warlords who will do anything to maintain power in a turbulent country that once again is up for grabs.

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  • Rose Blumkin

    A 1980s NBC News story about Rose Blumkin, better known to folks in Omaha as “Mrs. B.”, founder of the Nebraska Furniture Mart, part of Berkshire Hathaway

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  • Board Games

    Planet Money podcast about CEO pay. Story about two guys who tried to cut the pay of the CEO at a small pneumatic tool company on Long Island.

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  • Azerbaijan Carpet Museum – Virtual Tour

    The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum was created under the Decree No. 130 dated March 13, 1967 of the Council of Ministers of the Azerbaijan SSR.

    At the time of establishing, it was the only museum that was dedicated to the art of carpet weaving. The main purpose of the creation of the museum was to store, research, and demonstrate unique examples of the carpet weaving art, which are the Azerbaijan’s national heritage.

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  • Janes Addiction – Enmore Theatre 2010

    Janes Addiction at Enmore Theatre, Sydney on 23rd February 2010

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