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The Inquiry

What Will Happen When Robots Take Our Jobs?

Duration: 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC World Service OnlineLatest broadcast: on BBC World Service Online

Available for over a year

A recent study calculated that 47% of total employment in the US is at risk of automation in the next 20 years. What will it mean for the humans who once did that work? Show more

The Inquiry

Can we make the super-rich pay more tax?

Duration: 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC World Service AustralasiaLatest broadcast: on BBC World Service Australasia

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Some of the richest people often pay little or no tax compared to their wealth. But, taxing what people own rather than what they earn is difficult, so what can we do? Show more

The Inquiry

How Powerful is Iran’s Revolutionary Guard?

Duration: 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC World Service East and Southern AfricaLatest broadcast: on BBC World Service East and Southern Africa

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President Trump has announced further sanctions on Iran’s Revolutionary Guard for supporting terrorism. Who are they and what is their role in the Middle East? Show more

The Inquiry

What Does the Saudi Crown Prince Want?

Duration: 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC World Service East and Southern AfricaLatest broadcast: on BBC World Service East and Southern Africa

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Arresting Princes, lifting the women’s driving ban, accusing Lebanon of waging war against them; the Crown Prince has quickly made his mark, but what is driving him? Show more