Daily Archives: October 28, 2010

Martin Wolf admires the courage of the government as it launches its spending review without a Plan B but wonders whether the public will accept the necessary pain


In this week’s podcast: Political change in Brazil and Argentina, the midterm elections in the United States and Europe’s negotiations over debt and deficit.

Presented by Gideon Rachman, with John Paul Rathbone and Peter Barber in the studio and Peter Spiegel in Brussels.

Produced by LJ Filotrani


The death of Argentina’s former president Nestor Kirchner has transformed the country’s political landscape – although no longer president, he and his wife, the current president Cristina Fernandez, were seen as very much acting as a team. Fiona Symon asks the FT’s correspondent in Buenos Aires, Jude Webber, where his death leaves Cristina Fernandez’s political career.

Produced by LJ Filotrani