30 Apr 2015

Panel with Andrew Clay and Julia Hartley Moore (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:32 pm on 30 April 2015

From an ancient Roman festival to a boatswain's pipe the wolf whistle alerts men to the presence of women. How predatory is it? What the Panelists Andrew Clay and Julia Hartley-Moore have been thinking about. Housing affordability is major cities around the world is hetting worse. We talk to NZIER senior economist Shamubeel Eaqub about what the social outcomes of this will be. Charging interest on loans goes against Muslim principles. One woman trying to convince a bank to give her an interest-free mortgage. She says thousands of Muslims are being forced to choose between their religion and economic stability. Ham radios are being used in Nepal after the devastating earthquake knocked out much of the modern communication systems.