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

  • 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.

  • The Economist Asks: Europe’s huddled masses

    27/08/2015 Duración: 12min

    With millions of displaced people in the countries surrounding Europe, The Economist’s deputy editor and Europe editor explore one of the most divisive topics on the political agenda today  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: The microbes in our midst

    26/08/2015 Duración: 10min

    Scientists say a universal flu vaccine is on the horizon and a new study unearths the thousands of bacteria and fungi in our homes  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: China's boom gone bust

    25/08/2015 Duración: 12min

    The stockmarket rout in China could be the first step towards a recasting of the global economy or a summertime speedbump in an otherwise healthy economy  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: Journalism on trial by the Nile

    23/08/2015 Duración: 12min

    In Egypt, a verdict is expected in the trial of three Al-Jazeera staff, Mexico hosts the first UN Arms Trade Treaty conference and New Orleans commemorates 10 years after Hurricane Katrina  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting Menu: August 21st 2015 edition

    21/08/2015 Duración: 10min

    This week: Asia's floundering fertility rates, how to invest like the Amish and why arachnophobes shouldn't look up  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Climate's wild child

    19/08/2015 Duración: 13min

    A new technique makes editing the human genome much easier and this year's El Niño, a disrupting climate phenomenon, could be the strongest ever  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: Not so hot commodities

    18/08/2015 Duración: 11min

    Commodities take a further dive which has impacted inflation globally and America finally eases its ban on crude oil exports  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Pick of our week: August 14th 2015

    14/08/2015 Duración: 14min

    This week: North Korea goes back in time, Russia destroys tonnes of food and an iconic free diver makes her final descent  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: China and Russia rattle sabres together

    14/08/2015 Duración: 10min

    China and Russia hold joint military exercises, Sri Lanka's former leader, Mahinda Rajapaksa, vies for a parliamentary seat and Japan's economy is expected to shrink  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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