The Economist Radio (All audio)

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The Economist was founded in 1843 "to throw white light on the subjects within its range". For more from The Economist visit http://shop.economist.com/collections/audio

Episodios

  • Money talks: Separation anxiety

    08/07/2015 Duración: 09min

    Greece seems to have lost allies as Eurozone ministers set a new deadline for reforms, Barclays sacks its chief executive and China's stockmarket is floundering  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Hacking the hackers

    08/07/2015 Duración: 09min

    The Hacking Team gets hacked, exposing alleged illegal activities, and NASA's New Horizons probe flickers back to life as it approaches the planetoid Pluto  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Pick of our week: July 3rd 2015

    03/07/2015 Duración: 11min

    This week: Windmills lose their shine in The Netherlands, China's über-rich get humble and a famous cat utters its last meow.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: A papal visit

    02/07/2015 Duración: 11min

    The ICC tries Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, Russia looks for friends at a meeting of the BRICS and Pope Francis visits Latin America, where he may chew some coca  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Break-ups

    01/07/2015 Duración: 11min

    Embryos frozen during relationships lead to legal troubles down the road, and SpaceX loses a cargo carrier in the risky business of rocketry  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: Only God and Merkel

    30/06/2015 Duración: 08min

    As capital controls take hold in Greece and a referendum is set, the mood grows increasingly anxious in Athens  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Pick of our week: June 26th 2015

    26/06/2015 Duración: 11min

    This week: The French turn their backs on baguettes, South Koreans tighten their apron strings and a forgotten pope is resurrected  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The great debate: Assisted dying

    25/06/2015 Duración: 42min

    The Economist's editor-in-chief Zanny Minton-Beddoes, Lord Falconer, Baroness Finlay and professor Theo Boer debate the arguments for and against assisted dying with Anne McElvoy  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Mapping crises with mobiles

    24/06/2015 Duración: 10min

    How mobile phone data can help aid workers during humanitarian crises and start-ups which tweak your phone’s connectivity take on the big mobile network companies  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: The Greek saga continues

    23/06/2015 Duración: 09min

    As the deadline for repayment looms, Greece finally offers a concrete set of reforms, Russian assets are seized abroad and a look at China's booming and busting stock markets  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The cost of higher education: Four years out of pocket

    22/06/2015 Duración: 14min

    Peter Capelli, Mitchell Daniels and Michael Crow speak with The Economist's Anne McElvoy about costs, benefits and improvements in American higher education  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Pick of our week: June 20th 2015

    19/06/2015 Duración: 10min

    This week: A turtle lands in Tokyo, the death of a much-loved villain and how friendship encourages romance  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: Grudges

    18/06/2015 Duración: 13min

    Japan and South Korea meet to smooth old hard feelings, Malians sign another peace accord to calm a violent north and China and the US talk about hacking and trade  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Quantum leaps and bee-conomics

    17/06/2015 Duración: 09min

    Computer companies are harnessing the power of quantum mechanics and why the majority of bees have no economic value  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: Debt relief

    16/06/2015 Duración: 07min

    If Greece does not reach a deal capital controls may become necessary, the Swiss economy stays strong despite its currency gamble and the impact of debt relief on very poor countries  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Cesar Hidalgo on economic complexity: Why information grows

    15/06/2015 Duración: 12min

    Cesar Hidalgo from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab talks about how knowledge helps global economies and enhances their capacity to grow  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Pick of our week: June 13th edition

    12/06/2015 Duración: 11min

    This week: Lessons from Sesame Street, the history of the duel and stumbling robots  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: A code for barons

    11/06/2015 Duración: 12min

    Jeb Bush announces his candidacy for US president, Saudi Arabia opens up its stock exchange and the Magna Carta turns 800  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Up in e-smoke

    10/06/2015 Duración: 07min

    Organs on chips allow researchers to mimic complicated human systems and Wales plans to ban e-cigarettes  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: Iceland's return

    09/06/2015 Duración: 06min

    Sweeping changes at Deutsche Bank and HSBC and Iceland's capital controls are lifted, delicately  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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