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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: November 18th-24th 2017

11/16/2017
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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: 01:04:07


Fall of the dictator

11/16/2017
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This week we analyse the downfall of Robert Mugabe, the last of Africa’s liberation-era dictators. During 37 years in power he ruined his country and immiserated his people. The wonder—and the shame—is that he lasted so long

Duration: 00:08:09


What they don’t tell you about climate change

11/16/2017
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Stopping CO2 from entering the atmosphere will almost certainly fail to keep global warming below the promised 2°C—for that you also have to suck out huge amounts of the CO2 that is already there. But almost nobody is talking about how

Duration: 00:19:14


America’s blue-collar revival

11/16/2017
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Working-class wages are surging at last. But for how long?

Duration: 00:07:31


Slot machine

11/16/2017
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The allocation of airport capacity is skewed toward legacy carriers. It is time to break their grip

Duration: 00:04:45


Transgender identity

11/16/2017
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As more people change gender, they are sparking a debate that enrages some and confuses many

Duration: 00:22:35