Philip Stephens, Janan Ganesh and Kate Allen of the Financial Times, plus Rob Oxley of Vote Leave and Lucy Thomas of Stronger In, discuss the latest developments in Westminster this week — including whether David Cameron has won Britain a good deal with the EU and the political fallout for the Conservatives. Presented by George Parker, political editor.
Peking University professor Michael Pettis visits the FT to discuss the role that debt plays in the rebalancing of the Chinese economy. Then, Trump’s bombastic stump speeches and interviews have been a ratings boon for US media. Global media editor Matt Garrahan joins hosts Shannon Bond and Cardiff Garcia to explain how the ‘Trump Effect’ has impacted conservative talk radio and television shows. Go to FT.com/alphachat for show notes and links. Music by Yeyey and Minden. Clips courtesy of The Laura Ingraham Show and The Rush Limbaugh Show.
The Donald’s campaign to win the Republican nomination for president has won support from conservative media. But for some in the GOP what is good for broadcasters is bad for the party, says Matthew Garrahan
David Cameron, Britain’s prime minister, announced the details of Britain’s draft deal to renegotiate its relationship with the EU – but where does that leave the debate? Gideon Rachman discusses with George Parker, UK political editor and Alex Barker, Brussels Correspondent
Space mining is about to leap from the pages of science fiction to commercial reality. The Luxembourg government is launching an initiative with European and US partners to create a new space industry that will exploit asteriods for metals and other materials. Peggy Hollinger asks Clive Cookson, FT science editor, how they plan to do it.
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