Tue, 2 October 2012
Episode 21 is here.
The Govenment gets desperate and is keen offload the national debt to the South Seas Company. And it looked for a while that the share price might rise forever but as always the bubble bursts.
Direct download: 21_Binge_Thinking_History__What_Goes_Up_Must_Come_Down.mp3
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Mon, 6 February 2012
Back after almost a year with the first part of a two series on the South Sea BUbble.
War maybe Hell but it’s also very, expensive and like every other country in 1700 England was deeply in debt. Enter the South Sea Company and a story that mixes avarice, corruption, deceit, international intrigue and vast sums of other peoples money.