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

  • Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 23rd, 2015 edition

    23/10/2015 Duración: 10min

    This week: Hong Kong's controversial post boxes, ridiculous business names and the link between birth order and intelligence  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Arthur Miller and modern-day witch-hunts: The Economist asks: Tom Morris

    22/10/2015 Duración: 16min

    “The Crucible” seems to resonate with every era in which it is performed. How do accusation, evidence and hysteria combine in an age of big data and social media?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Fusion and confusion

    21/10/2015 Duración: 11min

    Fusion energy gets a new star player and an unusual find in our galaxy both perplexes astronomers and gives hope to alien hunters  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: The fintech edge

    20/10/2015 Duración: 10min

    Will Silicon Valley bring down the banks? From payments to remittances, startups are disrupting the world of financial services and luring young talent away from banks  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: Courting Xi

    19/10/2015 Duración: 10min

    Voters take to the polls in Canada, President Xi Jinping begins the first state visit by a Chinese leader to Britain in a decade and local elections are held in Ukraine  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 16th, 2015 edition

    16/10/2015 Duración: 09min

    This week: job-pinching robots, the resurrection of flying boats and the peculiarity of ancient Romans  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Swine lifelines

    14/10/2015 Duración: 11min

    Dell makes a $67 billion bet in the form of the technology industry's largest ever merger and scientists prepare pig organs for human transplants  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: The GDP conundrum

    13/10/2015 Duración: 11min

    Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the most closely watched economic indicator but is it fit for purpose?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: Runners and riders

    12/10/2015 Duración: 12min

    Democrats prepare for their first primary debate in America, Egypt holds a round of parliamentary elections and the Man Booker Prize is awarded to the best English-language novel  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting menu: Audio highlights from this week’s Economist

    09/10/2015 Duración: 09min

    This week: a blue period for China’s art market, a poison test for shellfish and a British political giant is laid to rest  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Myanmar: Blood, dreams and gold

    08/10/2015 Duración: 09min

    Richard Cockett, The Economist’s former south east Asia bureau chief, discusses Myanmar’s colonial past, current president and the country’s increasing geopolitical importance  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Nobel's neutrinos

    07/10/2015 Duración: 14min

    A data transfer pact between the EU and America is struck down in Europe and two scientists working on the changing identities of neutrinos receive the Nobel Prize in Physics  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Wim Wenders: Storytelling

    07/10/2015 Duración: 10min

    The renowned German director discusses film-making, his evolving career in photography and the way every landscape tells a story  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: The art of the tax dodge

    06/10/2015 Duración: 10min

    Corporate tax avoidance schemes cost governments an estimated $240 billion a year. Can new measures to curb the practice keep company profits away from offshore havens?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: A muddled war

    04/10/2015 Duración: 13min

    Russia intervenes in Syria, Republicans in America's House of Representatives elect a new speaker and Nobel Prizes are awarded to top scientists  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Planet Remade: Brightening the clouds

    02/10/2015 Duración: 08min

    Oliver Morton, The Economist’s essays and briefings editor, discusses how changing attitudes towards geoengineering could change the world, literally  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting menu: October 2nd 2015 edition

    02/10/2015 Duración: 10min

    This week: North Korea’s ruling party turns 70, Swaziland’s king goes on a lavish spending spree and a philosophical baseball player lays down his bat  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Opportunity and curiosity

    30/09/2015 Duración: 11min

    Countries pledge to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the UN climate summit in Paris and NASA discovers water on Mars reigniting hopes for life on the red planet  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: The business of skin

    29/09/2015 Duración: 08min

    From newspapers to music, the media world has been upended by the internet. Porn is no exception. How has the industry survived amid an endless torrent of free adult content?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The week ahead: Radical prospectus

    27/09/2015 Duración: 13min

    Narendra Modi visits Washington, Vladimir Putin comes to Paris to discuss the conflict in Ukraine and Jeremy Corbyn's first party conference as Labour leader  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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