The Economist: Tasting Menu-logo

The Economist: Tasting Menu

The Economist

A selection of the tastiest morsels from The Economist's print edition - offering a pithy selection of our articles, audio and readers' feedback. Published every Monday on Economist Radio.

A selection of the tastiest morsels from The Economist's print edition - offering a pithy selection of our articles, audio and readers' feedback. Published every Monday on Economist Radio.
More Information

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Networks:

The Economist

Description:

A selection of the tastiest morsels from The Economist's print edition - offering a pithy selection of our articles, audio and readers' feedback. Published every Monday on Economist Radio.

Language:

English


Episodes

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the November 18th 2017 edition

11/20/2017
More
This week: the sudden end of an era in Zimbabwe, trouble in the American marijuana industry and the sound of silence in the frozen Baltic

Duration: 00:13:29


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the November 11th 2017 edition

11/13/2017
More
This week: our Washington correspondents go head-to-head to find out who knows more about the first year of the Trump presidency; how crapsules might just save your life; and the consolations of philosophy for the middle-aged

Duration: 00:13:19


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the November 4th 2017 edition

11/6/2017
More
This week: Richard Dawkins on the only source of absolute truth; the croissant crisis in France; and a tribute to Fats Domino, the real king of rock ’n’ roll

Duration: 00:10:58


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 28th 2017 edition

10/30/2017
More
This week: Armando Iannucci on the farce in the White House; the bad side of driving in Myanmar; and a cultural history of hauntings for Halloween

Duration: 00:12:54


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 21st 2017 edition

10/23/2017
More
Hilary Clinton ran a close race when it came to being America’s first woman president. But what does she think the Democrats need to do to win back the White House? Also, why artificial intelligence no longer needs its human helpers. And the man who zipped up Neil Armstrong. Lane Greene hosts.

Duration: 00:17:09


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 14th 2017 edition

10/17/2017
More
This week: why Latin America’s left needs a new hero, the author Salman Rushdie on identity politics and how your sense of smell could determine who you fall for

Duration: 00:13:39


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 7th 2017 edition

10/10/2017
More
This week: why the home towns of African leaders are raking in Chinese aid, Berlin defends its most radical theatre, and a requiem for the Playboy emperor

Duration: 00:16:15


Tasting menu: Lexington special

10/2/2017
More
After five years reporting on American politics, our departing Lexington columnist talks about political partisanship, how he prepares his articles and why some elections are like bad pizzas.

Duration: 00:17:53


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the September 23rd 2017 edition

9/25/2017
More
This week: Venezuela pushes rabbit as a food source, Russia celebrates a new national hero, and the pros and cons of the serial comma

Duration: 00:14:19


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the September 16th 2017 edition

9/18/2017
More
This week: Japan adopts Western-style entertaining, Parisian drivers are under siege and how Germany’s election differs from that of America

Duration: 00:09:25


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the September 9th 2017 edition

9/11/2017
More
This week: the pitfalls of obscure journalese, Alaska’s rubbish problem and how British spy novels reveal some core truths about the country.

Duration: 00:11:19


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the September 2nd 2017 edition

9/5/2017
More
This week: a bad joke becomes a bad President, how quantum entanglement could help keep conversations secret and the Great British Bake Off goes global.

Duration: 00:20:48


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the August 26th 2017 edition

8/28/2017
More
This week: religious music is purged in China, knocking down linguistic roadblocks in Peru and the diamonds raining down on Uranus

Duration: 00:13:57


Tasting menu: Farewell to the Tower

8/21/2017
More
In this special episode we celebrate our iconic former office building, as The Economist begins the next chapter of its history in The Adelphi building off The Strand.

Duration: 00:12:23


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the August 12th 2017 edition

8/14/2017
More
This week: eye-watering transfer fees in the world of football, baths running out in Japan and the best puns in the world

Duration: 00:15:51


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the August 5th 2017 edition

8/7/2017
More
This week: China stops importing foreign rubbish, a trip to a Disneyfied Paris and how to make better holograms

Duration: 00:10:46


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the July 29th 2017 edition

7/31/2017
More
This week: a potential cure for goat plague, why Dumbo is one of the most sought after areas of Manhattan, and how much people really know the animals they love

Duration: 00:10:34


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the July 22nd 2017 edition

7/24/2017
More
This week: An exorcism in Paris, a challenge to the cult of Che, and how American English is influencing that of the British

Duration: 00:12:38


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the July 15th 2017 edition

7/17/2017
More
This week: Russia’s dissident superheroes, how climate change will affect America’s GDP and the stories and techniques behind fine-art photography

Duration: 00:09:08


Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the July 10th 2017 edition

7/10/2017
More
This week: Ethiopia’s cunning pirates, how to use Twitter to study dialects and Colombia’s colourful future in ecotourism

Duration: 00:11:26

See More