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Argentina's new political era, Everton on the brink & Sam Altman returns

24 November 2023 - 46 mins
Podcast Series Taking Stock

This week on the Taking Stock Podcast:

Mandy speaks to freelance journalist, Josefina Salomon about the election of Javier Milei, Argentina’s new far-right president; Over the last few days Everton football club was hit by a 10-point deduction after an independent commission’s ruling, Mandy is joined by Martin Lipton, Chief Sports Reporter at The Sun to explore the implications for the club and for the Premier League as a whole; and OpenAI co-founder Sam Altman has announced his return to OpenAI just days after he was fired by the board, tech journalist Chris Stokel-Walker joins Mandy with the details.

46 mins

Series Episodes

Fuming Farmers and Billionaire Lifestyles.

Fuming Farmers and Billionaire Lifestyles.

This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston talks to Lisa O'Carroll of the Guardian about the growing unrest of farmers all across Europe. Cynthia O'Murchu an Investigative Journalist with the FT details her special report on two big billionaire investors and their lavish lifestyles. Plus Lorcan Allen of the Business Post asks if Ireland is actually closed when it comes Big Tech Businesses.

48 mins

9 February Finished

Michelin Stars and Millionaires.

Michelin Stars and Millionaires.

This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston takes a deep dive in the business of Michelin Stars with food writer Tom Doorley and asks what a star really means for a restaurant? Mandy talks to the co-author of 'Eavesdropping on Millionaires' to find out what makes those people tick financially and personally. Plus as Ryanair buys houses and planes Mandy talks to Aviation Expert Gerry Byrne.

43 mins

2 February Finished

Does Your Office Really Need You Back?

Does Your Office Really Need You Back?

A recent and intriguing case in the UK shines a light on the problems that some employers face in convincing their employees to return to the office and this week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston talks to Michael O'Dwyer, Chief UK Business Correspondent at the Financial Times and Chris Kane, author of "Where is My Office" about the lengths some companies are prepared to go to. It looks like Donald Trump has this week guaranteed his position as the Republican nominee. Mandy talks to Caroline Vakil from The Hill about all that happened in the Primaries this week. Plus why the Oil Business is finding it hard to attract new employees.

48 mins

26 January Finished

Can Bankers and Billionaires Solve The World's Problems at Davos?

Can Bankers and Billionaires Solve The World's Problems at Davos?

This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston chats to Leela de Krester of Reuters who is in Davos to get a handle on what really goes on at the snowy Think-Tank. Russian’s Brain Drain; Mandy hears from journalist Jason Corcoran about all the qualified people leaving Russian and what Putin is doing to try and make them stay. And with the Houthi Rebels seeming to dominate affairs in the Middle East we hear from Anna Gordon of TIME about the group who are changing Global Trade.

44 mins

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