One organ sold every hour in illegal trade
Investigators from the World Health Organisation have uncovered a huge black market in human organs. Most are kidneys, sold to criminals by poor and desperate people in the developing world.
What votes, children and friendship have in common
In a new book, renowned philosopher and ‘lion of the lecture hall’ Michael Sandel argues that the free market has gone too far: there are some things, he says, that should never be bought.
City boy ‘dreams’ of making money from recession
Financial trader Alessio Rastani has caused outcry with his frank TV admission that he plans to get rich off global financial disaster. Some now call for a radical overhaul of capitalism itself.