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Monday 13 March – McAsia
What can fast food tell us about the changing global economy? This week Karishma Vaswani, the BBC's Asia Business correspondent, takes a closer look at the history and the future of McDonald's in Asia. For many the company is a symbol of globalisation and food. To globalise though, the company has had to localize, and with that comes challenges.(BBC)

Tuesday 14 March – The World According to Studs Terkel #2 of 2
Studs Terkel was more than a celebrated chronicler of American life, in books of oral history about music, the world of work, race relations and the American Dream. As is revealed through extracts from his archive and from interviews recorded by Alan Hall in the years before his death in 2008, Studs came to embody the liberal conscience of America, extolling a worldview that feels strikingly relevant in the era of President Trump. (BBC)

Thursday 16 March –  Voice of the iceberg  (RNZ)