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Isabel Hilton on BBC in 20 minutes

20 April 2005

openDemocracy's editor, Isabel Hilton is going to be on BBC Radio 4's programme, Thinking Allowed at 4pm (GMT). You can listen online wherever you are, live or later. Isabel will be speaking on how working conditions in Chinese factories have changed in tact with the economy over the past 30 years. Read her recent article in Granta (issue 89): "Made in China: what became of the workers' paradise?".

Is Britain breaking up?

With Scotland voting on Thursday in an election that could lead to a second independence referendum and increased talk of a 'border poll' in Northern Ireland, could the United Kingdom be on the verge of breaking up? And why? Where does England fit in this story?

Join us for this free live discussion at 5pm UK time, 6 May

Hear from a panel of experts from across Britain's political divides about the union's past, present and future:

  • Sarah Creighton Writer and lawyer from Belfast
  • Matthew O'Toole Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for South Belfast
  • Adam Ramsay openDemocracy main site editor
  • Richard Wyn Jones:Professor of Welsh Politics, Cardiff University
  • Chair: Peter Geoghegan openDemocracy UK investigations editor and author of 'The People's Referendum: Why Scotland Will Never be the Same Again'
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