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Adam Tooze joins to talk about his new book and the Afghanistan sanctions.

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Episode Notes

Historian and author Adam Tooze joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about his new book Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s Economy and his Substack piece on the sanctions on Afghanistan. 
In the Plus segment: Lessons from the COVID-19 crisis.


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


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A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon and Emily Peck.

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  • Emily Peck is a veteran journalist who has worked as a writer and editor at national outlets like HuffPost, the Wall Street Journal, and the American Lawyer.

  • Felix Salmon is a host of the Slate Money podcast.