Jeffrey A. Tucker writes at Ludwig von Mises Institute:
After three-plus years of floundering around, a consensus has finally arrived that we are back in recession. Growth is not happening. The meager statistical growth of the past few years — no one dared claim it amounted to full recovery — was probably illusory.
Interview on Population Aging for China Radio International's English Edition in Beijing
Mr. England was interviewed for a daily news feature program titled People in the Know by host Paul James based in Beijing. The program, broadcast by China Radio International's English edition, devoted its August 4 show to "China's Aging Population."
This special program looks at the new policy in Shanghai encouraging couples to have two children instead of one, as well as how China and other nations are addressing the challenging of providing for the elderly in aging populations. The entire program was recorded and can be heard at this link: http://english.cri.cn/7146/2009/08/03/1901s506136.htm
The segment with the interview with Mr. England begins at 9:33 and runs to 18:57 in the 19 minute show.
BBC Interview on Shanghai's Two-Child Policy
The British Broadcasting Corporation interviewed Mr. England July 24 in their Washington studio on the new Shanghai policy of encouraging couples to have two children. The Shanghai story ran on BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight with Robin Lustig at 10 p.m. and a recording of the program is available at this link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b00lnl41 Mr. England's interview segment is at 18:36 to 21:50 in the 45 minute program.
NPR Radio Interviews Frank Partnoy on the Danger of Derivatives
NPR's Fresh Air program interviews securities lawyer and former derivatives trader Frank Partnoy, who views credit derivatives are basically a fraud.