Mervyn King: why the Covid pandemic is a classic example of radical uncertainty

This week, Merryn talks to ex-governor of the Bank of England Merryn King about the pandemic and how to prepare for a future that is unknowable; the government's response and why science may not always have the answers; and how to deal with vast rise in public debt. Plus, a little bit of bonus Brexit.

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