The power of pharmaceutical companies

How much is a human life worth? An innovative cancer therapy promises to save lives. But it is extremely expensive. Will the insurance companies pay for it? What is the manufacturer’s return on investment? And do lobbyists drive up prices? In 2018, the Kymriah gene […]

How different countries are handling Covid-19

How are democracies and authoritarian states reacting to the coronavirus pandemic? An investigative team is looking for clues worldwide and interviewing virologists, health experts and citizens. Where is the fight against COVID-19 working and where isn’t it? Nine months after the new coronavirus first appeared, […]

New Zealand was almost a part of Australia

It might seem odd to ask why New Zealand is an independent nation but in the late nineteenth century, its inclusion in Australia was seen as a certainty. Yet, as you’ll know, it never joined the Commonwealth of Australia. But why? To find out watch […]