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8 February 2018

Episode 1631

30 minutes

Daimler garners some seriously bad karma for quoting the Dalai Lama in a Mercedes-Benz advert and Malcolm Turnbull offers a national apology to Australian victims of sexual abuse. Plus: the rising cost of gig tickets.

8 February 2018

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Daimler’s bad karma

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The hijacking of spiritualism for sales purposes is nothing new. But now the German car manufacturer Daimler has had to issue an apology to China for quoting the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, in a car advert.

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