Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd

133. IN THIS TOGETHER: global cooperation on a global crisis

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Hello! The current crisis has demonstrated how interconnected our world is. So why are countries so divided in their response? We’re talking about the need for global cooperation on tackling coronavirus. Science journalist Laura Spinney explains how the 1918 flu sparked an international approach to public health. Jeremy Farrar from the Wellcome Trust tells us why this is needed now more than ever. Then historian Adam Tooze discusses global coordination on the economic response.

AND we chat to Gen Ashley - one of thousands of volunteers using their 3D printers to create face masks for the NHS.

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