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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


America’s future as a global power

11/9/2017
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Donald Trump’s foreign policy has been less awful than his campaign rhetoric suggested it might be. But he has made some serious errors and has done real damage to his country’s soft power. America’s influence has dwindled, and it will not be easy to restore

Duration: 00:06:58