6 May 2016

Best of the Week - 6 May 2016

From Best Of The Week, 12:00 pm on 6 May 2016

Highlights from RNZ National's programmes for the week ending Friday 6 May. This week.....Scholar, activist and political theorist Noam Chomsky talks about politics, society and the death of the American dream, can the experimental new funding model social bonds help New Zealand's most vulnerable? Mixed messages and home truths in the media on soaring house prices, the global effects of the world's increasing population, the French doctor instrumental in founding Doctors without Borders who's also a successful novelist, mechanical doping - professional cycling's latest way of cheating, the genetic impacts of crop domestication, marine archaeologists find the wreck of the Endeavour, the politics and music of Unity Pacific's Tigilau Ness .