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The Munk Members Podcast provides a focused, half-hour masterclass on current events with Janice Gross Stein, the founding director of the Munk School of Global Affairs and bestselling author. Rudyard Griffiths, Chair of the Munk Debates, is the podcast moderator. Janice and Rudyard unpack the big issues in the news and drill down into the people, events and trends that are shaping our lives in this extraordinary moment.
The full length episode digs into three big stories in the news this week — The new virus variants; how much of a risk are they in terms of delaying the “return to normal” everyone has been counting on? — Vaccine nationalism; with delays in doses being announced almost daily what is risk of new wave of protectionism breaking out this time centered on protecting domestic vaccine supply? — Game stock insanity; what does the latest bout of excessive speculation on Wall Street tell us about capitalism and financial markets? We debate and discuss it all.
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