Nights for Monday 1 March 2010
Monday 1 March 2010
7 pm News & Weather
7:20 Nights' Symposium: Too Late For Tariffs?
Professor Roger Bowden, economist; Peter Conway, secretary, New Zealand Council of Trade Unions; Dr Pauline Keating, political scientist, Victoria University of Wellington.
Would the re-introduction of protective economic measures like tariffs mean more jobs for New Zealanders.
8 pm News & Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries.
8:45 Thinkers: Sociology
Dr Prudence Stone, sociologist and director of New Zealand's Smokefree Coalition.
Why people do what we do... Emille Durkheim, French philosopher and sociologist.
9 pm News & Weather
No-one likes paying tax - but avoiding it is a way of life for many people in Greece, whose black economy is estimated to be worth more than a quarter of its GDP. This certainly hasn't helped the government as it struggles to bring down its budget deficit - which currently stands at more than 12%. So why do so many Greeks evade tax?
The BBC's Ed Butler travelled to Athens to try to get to the heart of the problem.
Christi Van Der Westhuizen, Honorary Research Fellow, School of Politics, University of KwaZulu Natal
News and cultural trends from the Republic of South Africa, pop. 49,052,489 (2009 estimate)... polygamy, sex trafficking and preparations for hosting the world's biggest football tournament
9:59 Conundrum: Clue 2
10 pm News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11 pm News & Weather
11:06 Beale Street Caravan
The best in blues from the Blues Foundation in Memphis.