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Sex & politics: not a love story

On today’s show, we ask why there seems to be such a close connection between power and sex. Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been known for years as a womaniser and believed to have had multiple conquests. And it's not just a French idiosyncrasy: earlier this week the wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger left him after the former governor of California revealed he'd had a child out of wedlock 10 years ago...

  • Craig COPETAS, Senior writer, Bloomberg News.
  • Sofia BOURATSIS, PhD Candidate in Art Philosophy.
  • Elaine SCIOLINO, NY Times journalist & author of La Séduction.
  • Frank FARLEY, Professor of Educational and Psychological Studies at Temple University in Philadelphia (from Philadelphia).

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2014-10-01 diseases

How to stop Ebola: Centers for Disease Control confirms first case of virus in US (part 2)

The first case of Ebola contracted on US soil is reinforcing calls for urgent, concerted action. Will it be possible to contain the disease in America? And how is Ebola being...

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2014-10-01 Ebola

How to stop Ebola: Centers for Disease Control confirms first case of virus in US

The first case of Ebola contracted on US soil is reinforcing calls for urgent, concerted action. Will it be possible to contain the disease in America? And how is Ebola being...

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2014-09-30 borders

Europe's desperate seas: Migrant deaths crossing Mediterranean top 3,000 in 2014 (part 2)

This week it was an oil tanker that rescued desperate migrants, last week it was a cruise ship. On most days, however, it's the Italian navy doing the rescuing - at a record...

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2014-09-30 immigration

Europe's desperate seas: Migrant deaths crossing Mediterranean top 3,000 in 2014

This week it was an oil tanker that rescued desperate migrants, last week it was a cruise ship. On most days, however, it's the Italian navy doing the rescuing - at a record...

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2014-09-29 India

Modi in America: India's Prime minister on triumphant US tour

Narendra Modi's makeover from pariah to guest of honour at the White House will cap a triumphant tour that's seen the Indian Prime minister talk to the UN and a sell-out crowd at...

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