Show cover of Editor's Picks from The Economist

Editor's Picks from The Economist

Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Tracks

Editor’s Picks: November 27th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Europe’s crisis of energy and geopolitics, how crypto goes to zero (10:19) and the consequences of America’s success against organised crime (16:32)  Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25:06 11/27/2022
Editor’s Picks: November 20th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, is this the end of crypto? Also, why Indonesia matters (11:00) and Glenn Youngkin’s unique approach to Trumpism (19:40) Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26:38 11/20/2022
Editor’s Picks: November 13th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the Trump effect, (10:30) imagining peace in Ukraine and (18:00) should fans watch the World Cup in Qatar? Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24:37 11/13/2022
Editor’s Picks: November 6th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, climate policy is off target, (10:40) Qatar’s World Cup isn’t quite over the goal line and (18:35) why do people who worry about exams do worse?  Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22:53 11/06/2022
Editor’s Picks: October 31st 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Rishi Sunak’s promise of stability is a low bar for Britain, (10:35) the risks of Bidenomics and (18:20) will Iran’s women win? Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25:47 10/31/2022
Editor’s Picks: October 24th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the coming house-price slump, why Xi Jinping has no interest in succession planning (10:10) and how to make better use of antidepressants (19:29). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/podcastoffer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24:30 10/23/2022
Editor’s Picks: October 17th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, China’s next chapter, why emerging markets look unusually resilient (10:05) and why it is time to legalise cocaine (15:40). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21:12 10/16/2022
Editor’s Picks: October 10th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the outlook for the world economy, how worried you should be about Elon Musk’s superpowers (12:50), and a study allays fears that covid vaccines harm menstrual cycles (16:50). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23:08 10/09/2022
Editor’s Picks: October 3rd 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Britain in crisis: how not to run a country. Also, how to make sense of China’s president (10:00), and why becoming a father shrinks your cerebrum (18:05). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22:29 10/02/2022
Editor’s Picks: September 26th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, a new-look Gulf, Vladimir Putin's partial mobilisation (10:45), and the Google-Meta advertising duopoly (15:00). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24:27 09/26/2022
Editor’s Picks: September 19th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, why the British monarchy matters, Vladimir Putin’s war is failing (10:31), and China’s property crisis hasn’t gone away (17:59). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23:17 09/19/2022
Editor’s Picks: September 12th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the death of Elizabeth II marks the end of an era. Also, why Jair Bolsonaro poses a threat to Brazilian democracy (11:15), and Europe’s energy market in crisis (19:12). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27:14 09/12/2022
Editor’s Picks: September 5th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the disunited states of America, why Britain can't build (9:15) and Pakistan’s worst floods in recent memory (17:05).  Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24:33 09/05/2022
Editor’s Picks: August 29th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, are sanctions on Russia working? Plus, Joe Biden’s sweeping debt-forgiveness plan (10:00) and in defence of commuting (15:10). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21:02 08/29/2022
Editor’s Picks: August 22nd 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, will Donald Trump run again? Also, the future of the Visa-Mastercard payments duopoly (9:35) and, what kind of prime minister will Britain get? (21:45)  Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29:19 08/22/2022
Editor’s Picks: August 15th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how to prevent a war between America and China over Taiwan, thanks to Vladimir Putin, Germany has woken up (10:20), and Britain’s summer of discontent (18:40). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31:57 08/15/2022
Editor’s Picks: August 8th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, MBS: despot in the desert, the era of big-tech exceptionalism may be over (49:05), and why it’s OK not to be perfect at work (55:30). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
61:33 08/08/2022
Editor’s Picks: August 1st 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, what happened to the Ukrainians who fled to Russia, how the sun is both our creator and destroyer (27:56), and how magicians won the attention economy (34:32).  Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
73:54 08/01/2022
Editor’s Picks: July 25th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, why ESG should be boiled down to emissions, why the Tory leadership race should focus on Britain's growth challenge (10:00), and how software developers aspire to forecast who will win a battle (18:20)  Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
33:49 07/25/2022
Editor’s Picks: July 18th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, why the Democrats need to wake up and stop pandering to their extremes, Europe’s winter of discontent (9:50), and why bottling white wine in clear glass is an error (18:09). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22:20 07/17/2022
Editor’s Picks: July 11th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, why Britain is in a dangerous state, why the world’s most exciting app is also its most mistrusted (10:49), and Trumpism’s new Washington army (18:38).  Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28:22 07/11/2022
Editor’s Picks: July 4th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how to win the long war in Ukraine, why the Supreme Court’s judicial activism will deepen cracks in America (10:20), and beach reads for business people (17:55). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22:36 07/04/2022
Editor’s Picks: June 27th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how to fix the world’s energy emergency without wrecking the environment, the Biden-Harris problem (10:15), and China’s worsening mental-health crisis (16:45).  Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23:11 06/26/2022
Editor’s Picks: June 20th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the remaking of globalisation, Latin America’s vicious circle (9:55), and does the tank have a future? (17:55). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30:28 06/19/2022
Editor’s Picks: June 13th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, why foundation models are artificial intelligence’s new frontier, the stagnation nation: a chronic British disease (10:30), and why visiting the scenes of stories is an act of imagination (18:20). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24:00 06/12/2022
Editor’s Picks: June 6th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, a new nuclear era, what America’s next recession will look like (10:15), and why you shouldn’t bring your whole self to work (31:40). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
37:24 06/06/2022
Editor’s Picks: May 30th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, How Xi Jinping is damaging China’s economy, Why America should make it harder to buy guns (10:15) And The power of small gestures (15:13)  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20:54 05/30/2022
Editor’s Picks: May 23rd 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how the war in ukraine is tipping a fragile world towards mass hunger (10:36), why the tide is out for cryptocurrency assets (16:40), and pouring graphene’s bright future.  Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
36:09 05/23/2022
Editor’s Picks: May 16th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the forces that stand to transform India’s economy over the next decade (11:06), how surveilling workers could enhance productivity (21:07), and full-genome screening for newborn babies is now on the cards. Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29:16 05/16/2022
Editor’s Picks: May 9th 2022
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how to save the supreme court from itself, how wearable technology promises to revolutionise health care (10:29) and our Bartleby columnist on why working from anywhere isn't realistic (18:29) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24:12 05/09/2022