Economist Radio podcast

Economist Radio

Economist Radio

The Economist was founded in 1843 "to throw white light on the subjects within its range". For more from The Economist visit

  • Podcast gepubliceerd op: 10/10/2020 7:31:58 AM
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  • Taal: en
  • Laatste RSS update: 5/23/2022 3:20:00 PM
  • Datum eerste aflevering: 5/31/2019 7:56:26 AM
  • Datum laatste aflevering: 5/23/2022 12:00:54 PM

1591 Afleveringen

  • 00:22:01

    Anthony Albanese, the first Labor prime minister in a decade, has pledged to do far more on climate change. His party’s slim win shows how Australian politics is changing. Bosses are increasingly turning to surveillance software to monitor ...

  • 00:43:57

    President Biden came to office promising, like many before him, to fix America's immigration system. But border crossings are at record highs, his reforms have floundered and states are going their own way on how to treat undocumented resi ...

  • 00:26:25

    The Kremlin’s propaganda machine ensures that Russians have a much different view of the war in Ukraine than the rest of the world. Our correspondent spent a day immersed in Russian media, to learn what people there see—and what they don’t ...

  • 00:23:51

    The war in Ukraine has put the organisation’s founding principles and its authority on the line. Anne McElvoy asks Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the United States ambassador to the UN, how the Security Council can function in a time of division ...

  • 00:24:13

    North Korea’s zero-covid strategy appears to have failed. The country has officially acknowledged 162 cases; the true number is probably orders of magnitude more. The country’s health-care system is inadequate, and pre-existing conditions ...

  • 00:40:39

    The beginning of 2022 has been particularly brutal for stock markets. The S&P 500 had its worst April since 1970, the past seven weeks have marked the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s longest losing streak since 1980, and the tech-heavy ...

  • 00:24:41

    Five American states held primary elections yesterday. The most important were in Pennsylvania, where a Trump-backed candidate won the Republican gubernatorial primary. The Republican senate race remains too close to call. Wide-area motion ...

  • 00:41:48

    ?The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is restarting after a three-year break for maintenance and upgrades. In the first of two episodes, host Alok Jha travels to the Franco-Swiss border to find out what the particle accelerator could reveal abo ...

  • 00:24:07

    Stablecoins are essential to the financial plumbing of the cryptocurrency world. They’re pegged to a real-world asset, usually the dollar. But when that peg breaks, things can turn ugly in a hurry. Much of India is suffering through a part ...

  • 00:29:16

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the forces that stand to transform India’s economy over the next decade (11:06), how surveilling workers could enhance productivity (21:0 ...


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