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: Noxious business

    22/09/2015 Duración: 14min

    Volkswagen confessed to cheating on emissions tests in America in the latest corporate blow-up. How do firms deal with costly disasters both accidental and self-induced?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Putin's Russia: TV, the nuclear button

    21/09/2015 Duración: 10min

    Arkady Ostrovsky, The Economist's Russia and East European editor, on how oligarchs, ideologues and television rebuilt Russia  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting menu: September 18th 2015 edition

    18/09/2015 Duración: 09min

    This week: speed-dating birds, successful slum clinics and the economics of deception  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: Spoofing Wall Street

    18/09/2015 Duración: 13min

    The trader accused of instigating the 2010 'flash crash' faces an extradition hearing, the UN lays out a new set of global development goals and Pope Francis heads to America  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Economist asks: Brexit, part III

    17/09/2015 Duración: 16min

    Britons have long had a selective relationship with the grand European project. In the final episode of the series, we ask whether it might be about to lead to a final Brexit  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Hybrid fliers

    16/09/2015 Duración: 13min

    The hybrid and electric plane industry takes off and advanced artificial intelligence is used to diagnose disease  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: Far-out and far left

    15/09/2015 Duración: 13min

    Britain's Labour party has a new leader and possibly a new, radical economic agenda, Africa's farms aren't growing and the upside to tube strikes  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting menu: September 11th 2015 edition

    11/09/2015 Duración: 10min

    This week: a new human ancestor, a rift in Japan's Yakuza and the enduring effects of bank heists  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: Rival factions

    11/09/2015 Duración: 11min

    Greece holds a snap election, the UN attempts to unify two warring halves of Libya's parliament and Donald Trump and his fellow Republican candidates get ready for another debate  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Economist asks: Brexit, part two

    10/09/2015 Duración: 14min

    In the second of a three-part series, we explore Britain’s dealings with the European Union and ask if David Cameron can win his battle to renegotiate the terms of the membership  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: What lies beneath

    09/09/2015 Duración: 10min

    Radar scans reveal an enormous site of underground stone monoliths near Stonehenge and subterranean plant seed banks could save harvests and lives in the face of climate change  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: Tumble and fall

    08/09/2015 Duración: 09min

    The commodities crash forces the mining and trading group behemoth, Glencore, to drastically adjust its balance sheet as global trade stalls and the copper market swoons  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: Another bite of the Apple

    06/09/2015 Duración: 11min

    The tech world anticipates the launch of Apple's new iPhone, an anti-corruption campaigner runs for a seat in Russia's regional elections and North Korea commemorates its National Day  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting menu: September 4th 2015 edition

    04/09/2015 Duración: 10min

    This week: the mystery of a Nazi gold train in Poland, the history of the much heralded herring and a new weapon in the war on malaria  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Economist asks: Brexit, part one

    03/09/2015 Duración: 15min

    A referendum on Britain’s place in the European Union is likely to take place in September 2016. In the first of a three-part series, we ask assorted experts what is at stake  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Cards on the table: The Economist interviews Donald Trump

    03/09/2015 Duración: 40min

    Donald Trump has become the surprise Republican frontrunner early on in the 2016 US presidential cycle. His popularity – and fame – is reflected in the wide media coverage he has been enjoying. His policies, such as they are, have had less attention  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Inspectors' gadgets

    02/09/2015 Duración: 11min

    New technology used by nuclear weapons inspectors and 3D printing buildings on Earth and in outer space  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: Chinese ripples

    01/09/2015 Duración: 09min

    Another week of market volatility sees the Fed possibly going ahead with a rate rise, Chinese manufacturing drop and oil prices see saw  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: Pomp and circumstance in Beijing

    28/08/2015 Duración: 10min

    China stages a grand military parade, elections take place in Guatemala amid a high-level corruption scandal and President Obama gives a speech on the future of the Arctic.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting Menu: August 28th 2015 edition

    28/08/2015 Duración: 12min

    This week: The Great Fall of China, the economics of croissants and a tennis-loving physicist serves his final match  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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