The Economist

The world ahead: Slow social

Dodany: 22 marca 2019

In this episode we discuss why, after years of trying to make their products as addictive as possible, social-media companies are now heading in the opposite direction. We look forward to key dates...

The never-ending saga: Brexit delayed

Dodany: 22 marca 2019

European leaders nixed Theresa May’s request to postpone Brexit for three months, but have given her a short-term reprieve - delaying it by a few weeks and possibly longer. Thailand is about to...

The Economist asks: Ben Shapiro

Dodany: 21 marca 2019

Anne McElvoy asks the controversial podcast host, and author of “The Right Side of History”, why he thinks the West needs a revival of old-fashioned values. In the wake of the mass shootings in New...

Not now, Theresa: Postponing Britain’s EU goodbye

Dodany: 21 marca 2019

With just eight days to go before Brexit, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May wants to extend the leaving date. As an EU summit gathers, Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, insists she...

Babbage: Insectageddon?

Dodany: 20 marca 2019

The insect apocalypse may not be imminent, but the decline of insect species is still a concern. And we speak to Dr Angela Gallop about her career as one of Britain’s most eminent forensic...

Alpha Beto: O’Rourke’s appeal

Dodany: 20 marca 2019

Beto O’Rourke launched his bid for America’s presidency. Despite his relative lack of experience, he’s already been raking in donations. We look at the source of his appeal. And palm oil is...

Money talks: #Metoo in Economics

Dodany: 19 marca 2019

A new survey published this week shows harassment and discrimination are widespread problems in the academic field of economics. Soumaya Keynes, our US Economics Editor, speaks to those in the...

War and pestilence: Ebola makes a comeback

Dodany: 19 marca 2019

Five years ago Ebola spread across West Africa, killing more than 10,000 people. In August a fresh outbreak hit the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo. We look at why the response this time...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the March 16th 2019 edition

Dodany: 18 marca 2019

After Theresa May’s deal was decisively rejected for a second time, Brexit will almost certainly be delayed. It is time for Parliament to seize the initiative. Plus, how sharing a plate of food...

Replacement anxiety: White supremacist terrorism

Dodany: 18 marca 2019

The terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, has left 50 people dead and a lot of unanswered questions. How big a threat are violent white supremacists? We take a look at a network of museums...

Can't deal with it: Brexit

Dodany: 15 marca 2019

It’s been another brutal week for Britain’s prime minister as her deal to leave Europe was swatted down comprehensively—again. As a delay to Brexit looks likely, we ask what all the chaos reveals...

The Economist asks: Ricky Gervais

Dodany: 14 marca 2019

Anne McElvoy asks the award-winning stand-up comedian and creator of "The Office" whether there are any taboos left in comedy and if it matters when people are offended. They discuss seeing the...

Lights out: Venezuela’s blackout

Dodany: 14 marca 2019

Power cuts in Caracas have endangered lives and deepened the misery of Venezuelans. It’s another sign of the corruption that pervades the Maduro regime. Also, how do you make a 10,000 ton ship...

Babbage: Pioneers of the WWW

Dodany: 13 marca 2019

Kenneth Cukier gets in the Babbage time machine and travels to 1989, when Sir Tim Berners-Lee wrote the famous memo that laid the foundations for the world wide web. Kenn speaks to some of the...

Losing the plot: Brexit

Dodany: 13 marca 2019

The second defeat of British Prime Minister’s plan for withdrawal from the EU has weakened her. But what does it mean for the risk of a no-deal outcome? The chances of a Brexit delay are rising by...

Money talks: Boeing grounded

Dodany: 12 marca 2019

Several countries have grounded Boeing’s 737 Max after two catastrophic crashes. What are the precedents and can the business recover? Also, as China’s giant current-account surplus vanishes, could...

Flying stop: Boeing

Dodany: 12 marca 2019

Following a second fatal crash of Boeing’s 737-MAX, China was quick to ground its fleet of the newish airliner. What does this mean for the world’s largest planemaker? In Russia, protests have...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the March 9th 2019 edition

Dodany: 11 marca 2019 - Średnia ocen: 5

A new “scramble for Africa” is taking place. This time Africans themselves stand to benefit the most. Also, a dispatch from the frozen Antarctic, and what the samba-dancers of Rio de Janeiro reveal...

The sensitive month: Tibet

Dodany: 11 marca 2019 - Średnia ocen: 5

China’s party leaders get nervous in March—a month full of anniversaries that Tibetans hold dear. As the 60th anniversary of Tibet’s uprising approaches, security is tighter than usual....

The Economist asks: Is education the great leap forward for feminism?

Dodany: 8 marca 2019

Meghan Markle (the Duchess of Sussex), Annie Lennox, Adwoa Aboah, Julia Gillard and other guests discuss feminism with Anne McElvoy on International Women’s Day. They debate how to end period...