Capitalism On Trial

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In a new series, Michael Portillo weighs up the costs and benefits of global capitalism.

Capitalism dominates the globe as never before, but after a summer of riots, bailouts, downgrades and market instability, twenty-first century capitalism is looking a little tarnished. In the first of two programmes, Michael Portillo talks to leading thinkers from around the world as he weighs up the costs and benefits of the economic system that governs our lives.

Amartya Sen, Will Hutton, Ha-Joon Chang, Gillian Tett and former Chancellor Nigel Lawson are among the critics and defenders of the free-market as Michael begins the series by asking whether capitalism makes us greedy and divided or rich and free.

Producer: Julia Johnson.

In a new series, Michael Portillo weighs up the costs and benefits of global capitalism.

Capitalism dominates the globe as never before, but after a summer of riots, bailouts, downgrades and market instability, twenty-first century capitalism is looking a little tarnished.

In the first of two programmes, Michael Portillo talks to leading thinkers from around the world as he weighs up the costs and benefits of the economic system that governs our lives.

Amartya Sen, Will Hutton, Ha-Joon Chang, Gillian Tett and former Chancellor Nigel Lawson are among the critics and defenders of the free-market as Michael begins the series by asking whether capitalism makes us greedy and divided or rich and free.

Producer: Julia Johnson.

0120110927

In a new series, Michael Portillo weighs up the costs and benefits of global capitalism.

Capitalism dominates the globe as never before, but after a summer of riots, bailouts, downgrades and market instability, twenty-first century capitalism is looking a little tarnished.

In the first of two programmes, Michael Portillo talks to leading thinkers from around the world as he weighs up the costs and benefits of the economic system that governs our lives.

Amartya Sen, Will Hutton, Ha-Joon Chang, Gillian Tett and former Chancellor Nigel Lawson are among the critics and defenders of the free-market as Michael begins the series by asking whether capitalism makes us greedy and divided or rich and free.

Producer: Julia Johnson.

02 LAST20111004

Michael Portillo asks if free-market capitalism is a broken system.

Capitalism dominates the globe as never before, but after years of bailouts, downgrades, stagnating growth and market instability, Michael Portillo asks if free-market capitalism is a broken system. In the second of two programmes, Amartya Sen, Will Hutton, Ha-Joon Chang, Gillian Tett and Hernando De Soto are among the critics and defenders of the free-market as Michael weighs up the costs and benefits of the economic idea that governs our lives.

Producer: Julia Johnson.

Michael Portillo asks if free-market capitalism is a broken system.

Capitalism dominates the globe as never before, but after years of bailouts, downgrades, stagnating growth and market instability, Michael Portillo asks if free-market capitalism is a broken system.

In the second of two programmes, Amartya Sen, Will Hutton, Ha-Joon Chang, Gillian Tett and Hernando De Soto are among the critics and defenders of the free-market as Michael weighs up the costs and benefits of the economic idea that governs our lives.

Producer: Julia Johnson.

02 LAST20111004

Michael Portillo asks if free-market capitalism is a broken system.

Capitalism dominates the globe as never before, but after years of bailouts, downgrades, stagnating growth and market instability, Michael Portillo asks if free-market capitalism is a broken system.

In the second of two programmes, Amartya Sen, Will Hutton, Ha-Joon Chang, Gillian Tett and Hernando De Soto are among the critics and defenders of the free-market as Michael weighs up the costs and benefits of the economic idea that governs our lives.

Producer: Julia Johnson.