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Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist

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The Economist - Editor's picks -Jan 12th-18th 2019

1/10/2019
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A must-read selection of articles from this week's issue of The Economist, straight from the desk of Zanny Minton Beddoes

Duration:00:19:45

Red moon rising: How China could dominate science

1/10/2019
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China’s moonlanding on January 3rd signalled the soaring ambition of its science. Our cover this week looks at whether the world should be worried by the prospect of a scientific superpower wrapped up in a one-party dictatorship. China is pouring billions of dollars into research across a vast range of disciplines—its scientists published more papers than those of any other country in 23 of the 30 busiest fields. President Xi Jinping is counting on being able to harness leading-edge research...

Duration:00:08:05

Politics in Washington: How America’s shutdown ends

1/10/2019
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A brawl is brewing over presidential authority

Duration:00:04:59

Peak smartphone: Bad news for Apple. Good news for humanity

1/10/2019
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The maturing of the smartphone industry should be celebrated, not lamented

Duration:00:04:42

The Economist - Editor's picks -Jan 5th-11th 2019

1/3/2019
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A must-read selection of articles from this week's issue of The Economist, straight from the desk of Zanny Minton Beddoes

Duration:00:28:42

American politics: The Trump Show, season two

1/3/2019
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Our first cover of 2019 looks at the Donald Trump Show as it enters its next season. In the first two years of his presidency, Mr Trump was lucky. A roaring economy and surging financial markets gave him an air of invulnerability despite the chaos and sleaze in the White House. Now the weather has changed. The sugar-high from the tax cut is fading. Markets are volatile. His conduct, already being scrutinised by a special counsel, will be probed by Democrats now running the House of...

Duration:00:08:31

Brazil’s new president: Out with the old

1/3/2019
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Voters hope that Jair Bolsonaro will be transformational. He may do grave harm

Duration:00:11:00

Markets and the economy: Whoosh!

1/3/2019
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What the end-of-year turmoil means for 2019

Duration:00:07:14

The Economist - Editor's picks - Dec 22nd-Jan 4th 2018

12/18/2018
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A must-read selection of articles from this week's issue of The Economist, straight from the desk of Zanny Minton Beddoes

Duration:00:24:39

Looking back: The world is fixated on the past

12/18/2018
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How to get the best from an outbreak of nostalgia

Duration:00:07:23

Saudi Arabia: A prince fails to charm

12/18/2018
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The country's economic reforms are not attracting investors or creating jobs

Duration:00:07:33

Peace offering: China plays nice

12/18/2018
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Tariff cuts and policy changes are designed to sustain the trade truce with America

Duration:00:07:50

The Economist - Editor's picks - Dec 15th-21st 2018

12/13/2018
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A must-read selection of articles from this week's issue of The Economist, straight from the desk of Zanny Minton Beddoes

Duration:00:24:38

Very rocky: The real lesson from Theresa May’s bruising week

12/13/2018
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Safe from further coups, the prime minister should put her plan to a vote—and then to a referendum

Duration:00:07:44

Investing and the super-rich: How the 0.001% invest

12/13/2018
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The family offices through which the world’s wealthiest 0.001% invest are a new force in global finance that few have heard of

Duration:00:07:39

Saffron stumble: India’s moribund opposition shows signs of life

12/13/2018
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Congress wrests three state assemblies from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party

Duration:00:07:02

The Economist - Editor's picks - Dec 8th-14th 2018

12/6/2018
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A must-read selection of articles from this week's issue of The Economist, straight from the desk of Zanny Minton Beddoes

Duration:00:22:26

The case for a second referendum: The best way out of the Brexit mess

12/6/2018
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Parliament cannot agree on what kind of Brexit the people want. Rather than guess, it should ask them

Duration:00:07:20

US-China trade: A truce appears over as soon as it began

12/6/2018
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The arrest of Meng Wanzhou of Huawei looks like a resumption of hostilities

Duration:00:04:53