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Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist

Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist
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Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist

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Editor’s picks: December 5th 2019

12/5/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, an electoral nightmare before Christmas for Britain. (10:10) China’s behind-the-scenes battle for influence in the United Nations. (18:10) And, how to make a small supercomputer with a really big chip Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/radiooffer For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:33

Editor’s picks: November 28th 2019

11/28/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, inequality could be lower than you think (11:20), Britain’s Labour Party plans to redistribute political power as well as income (17:30), and Mexico’s President is using a crusade against corruption to take control Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/radiooffer And please complete our survey at...

Duration:00:25:39

Editor’s picks: November 21st 2019

11/21/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Hong Kong is not the only part of China’s periphery to resent the heavy hand of the Communist party. (9:20) What happens when McKinsey, the high priesthood of management consultancy, is itself disrupted? (16:51) And, if disaster strikes, the Swiss want to be caffeinated ____________________ Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio...

Duration:00:21:46

Editor’s picks: November 14th 2019

11/14/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Democrats want impeachment hearings to change the public’s view of Donald Trump. That will be difficult. (10:50) The tangled politics surrounding a killing and its aftermath in Gaza. (16:30) And, for aircraft-carriers, bigger isn’t better Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/radiooffer For information regarding your data...

Duration:00:22:11

Editor’s picks: November 7th 2019

11/7/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Emmanuel Macron warns that Europe is “on the edge of a precipice”. (9:20) Bashing billionaires is misguided. (15:40) And, could the internet splinter along nation-state lines? ____________________ Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/radiooffer ____________________ For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:28:47

Editor’s picks: November 1st 2019

11/1/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Islamic State after the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. (11:12) The reinvention of the MBA for the next business revolution. (22:33) And, why Donald Trump’s hostile reception at the World Series was a defining moment in his presidency For full access to print, digital and audio editions of The Economist, subscribe here: www.economist.com/radiooffer For information regarding your data...

Duration:00:30:23

Editor’s picks: October 24th 2019

10/24/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, why Elizabeth Warren’s plan for American capitalism is not the answer to the country’s problems. (10:30) Russia’s increasing influence in Africa (21:20) And, IPOs are a racket but try finding something better For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:31:42

Editor’s picks: October 17th 2019

10/17/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Donald Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds is a blow to America’s credibility. (09:40) The proposed Brexit agreement is different to anything advertised during the referendum. (14:40) And the Japanese royal family has little room to make itself more relevant. Zanny Minton Beddoes hosts For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:25:52

Editor’s picks: October 10th 2019

10/10/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the strange new rules of the world economy. (9:40) A long-feared clash between Turkey and Syria’s Kurds will have consequences across the Middle East. (17:00) And, a tale of adventure in a library of ice For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:29:13

Editor’s picks: October 3rd 2019

10/3/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, computers will increasingly call the shots in financial markets. (10:00) China’s nationalism is the world’s problem. (17:30) And, how to reinforce the border wall with a gator-infested moat For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:25:31

Editor’s picks: September 27th 2019

9/27/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the promise and the perils of impeachment. (9:10) China’s repression of Islam is spreading beyond Xinjiang. (21:22) And, proof has emerged that a quantum computer can outperform a classical one For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:47

Editor’s picks: September 19th 2019

9/19/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, climate change must be tackled urgently and clear-headedly. (12:50) Israel’s prime minister has lost his majority. (19:00) And, why Russia is ambivalent about global warming For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:27:08

Editor’s picks: September 13th 2019

9/13/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the “internet of things” revolution is about to go into overdrive. Europe’s best hope of economic revival lies in its neglected single market (09:29). And, Neanderthals and the consequences of chronic earache (18:02) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:13

Editor’s picks: September 5th 2019

9/5/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, President Assad clings to power in Syria. (10:40) The Conservatives tightening embrace of populism has set up Britain for a dangerously polarised election. (15:20) And, Americans are paying more for their lobster sandwiches For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:18:16

Editor’s picks: August 29th 2019

8/29/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, after Boris Johnson announced he will temporarily suspend Parliament, how can MPs stop a no-deal Brexit? The conflict between Israel and Iran is widening (10:00). And, vertical farming is on the up (16:40) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:27:02

Editor’s picks: August 22nd 2019

8/22/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, our cover story on what companies are for (12:20) Also, Matteo Salvini hopes elections will make him Italy’s prime minister. (18:40) And how Burgundy wine investors have beaten the stock market For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:23:17

Editor’s picks: August 15th 2019

8/15/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, markets are braced for a global downturn. (10:00) Bernie Sanders could hand the Democratic ticket to a moderate. (18:02) And, investors are growing disenchanted with Narendra Modi For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:31:02

Editor’s picks: August 8th 2019

8/8/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, China’s response to the protests in Hong Kong could have global repercussions. The British government claims it is too late for MPs to prevent the country leaving the EU on October 31st. Yet many are determined to try (9:12). And, Norway has had its fillet of fish-smugglers (16:33) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:19:47

Editor’s picks: August 1st 2019

8/1/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the collapse of the Amazon, which is home to 40% of Earth’s rainforest, would be felt far beyond Brazil’s borders. America’s central bank has cut rates for the first time in more than a decade (9:40). And, meal delivery is anything but a tasty business (15:20) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:23:53

Editor’s picks: July 25th 2019

7/25/2019
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, to stop a no-deal Brexit, moderate Tory MPs must be ready to bring down Boris Johnson. The growing friendship between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping is much better for China than it is for Russia (8:50). And, the business of live music – how big stars maximise their take from tours (16:30) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:36