128. WHY CAN’T I GET MY PHONE REPAIRED?: fighting the tech giants

Hello! Why do our phones slow down with each new update? Why could it be cheaper for Geoff to replace his broken vacuum than get it fixed? We speak to Janet Gunter from the Restart Project and Duncan McCann from the New Economics Foundation about planned obsolescence, our electronics consumption and why we need a ‘right to repair’. Then Adele Chasson explains how French laws are being used to challenge the worst offenders.


AND Larry Sanders (Bernie’s big bro!) talks about the presidential primaries, his brother’s first election and why he thinks a democratic socialist could make it to the White House.



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