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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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English


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Editor's picks: January 20th-26th 2018

1/18/2018
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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: 00:40:53


How to tame the tech titans

1/18/2018
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Google, Amazon and Facebook are accused of being BAADD­—big, anti-competitive, addictive and destructive to democracy. The charge that sticks is on competition. The three titans do not just compete for a market; increasingly, they are the market. Putting that right calls for new thinking

Duration: 00:08:27


Working for your health

1/18/2018
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Some states in America plan to attach new conditions to health insurance for the poor

Duration: 00:08:06


When the shooting stops

1/18/2018
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Countries emerging from civil war may need to strike grubby deals if the peace is to hold

Duration: 00:13:36


The new space race

1/18/2018
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China’s ambitions in space are growing. America is keeping its distance

Duration: 00:09:06


Editor's picks: January 13th-19th 2018

1/11/2018
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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: 00:45:18


The one-year-old Trump presidency

1/11/2018
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Pinch yourself: the latest obsession is over the president’s sanity. Trump-watching is compulsive. But, as a measure of the first year of his first term, it is also incomplete and a dangerous distraction

Duration: 00:07:05


India’s missing middle class

1/11/2018
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Companies hope that up to 400m Indians are on the path to prosperity taken by China. But decades of state intervention mean that India’s middle class is tiny and growing inequality will keep it that way. Companies need to deal with India as it is, not as they wish it to be

Duration: 00:07:31


Failed by the state

1/11/2018
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How 143 mentally ill South Africans were sent to their deaths

Duration: 00:06:55


The king of Wall Street

1/11/2018
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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the mightiest financier of them all? We size up two fund-management tycoons

Duration: 00:07:34


Unhappy teenagers

1/11/2018
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Young people in rich countries are better behaved and less rowdy than they used to be. They are also more unhappy

Duration: 00:14:13