Writer and economist Guy Standing at Da Paolo

Leaked Lunch with The Blind Spot by Izabella Kaminska

Episode notes

Izabella Kaminska meets with writer economist Guy Standing at Da Paolo restaurant near Goodge street to hear all about his latest book 'The Blue Commons'.Guy is usually better known for his work on Universal Basic Income, but in this book he delves into the geopolitics and economics of the oceans and discovers a myriad of tensions and unnecessary complexities. The book covers everything from large nations bullying smaller nations into giving up eco-friendly fishing policies to the profiteering by the Crown Estate in commandeering much of the British seabed.