The Globalist

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10 March 2021

Episode 2446

60 minutes

We discuss the WTO Trips council meeting and ask how the possible removal of patents for coronavirus vaccines could impact the global rollout. Plus: we unpack Germany’s explosive mask scandal and roundup the latest retail and fashion news.

10 March 2021

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Chapter 1

Germany’s mask scandal

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Two lawmakers from Germany’s Christian Democratic Party have become embroiled in a major corruption scandal. If left unchecked, it could see the party’s two-decade rule over Germany come to an end at the next election. Monocle’s news editor Chris Cermak has more.

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Canada’s task force on women in the economy

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Canada has announced the formation of an all-female task force to advise the federal government on actions to address gender imbalances exacerbated by coronavirus. We hear from economist Vicky Pryce, author of ‘Women vs Capitalism’.

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