Tough Topics: A Guide to the Global Economy, Promising Cancer Research

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Cambridge economist Ha-Joon Chang explains how the global economy actually works and how it affects our everyday lives. Peter Heller discusses his latest novel, The Painter. Ian McEwan talks about his new novel The Children Act, about the role religion plays in our court system. New Yorker staff writer Dr. Jerome Groopman looks at a new breakthrough in cancer treatment—and whether it’s possible to cure cancer without killing it.