The Economist

The week ahead: Plan B, or not to be?

Dodany: 18 stycznia 2019

Britain’s prime minister has just days to assemble a Plan B for Brexit. She is short on time, popular ideas and political allies. The leaders of France and Germany will sign a treaty aimed at...

The Economist asks: What’s behind the new anti-Semitism?

Dodany: 17 stycznia 2019

Deborah Lipstadt made headlines for facing down a libel charge from the English author David Irving after she accused him of Holocaust denial. Anne McElvoy asks her about the return of “the oldest...

Babbage: A growing conCERN

Dodany: 16 stycznia 2019

We discuss CERN’s latest plans for a successor to the Large Hadron Collider. Also, our healthcare editor explains how scientists hope to develop vaccines more quickly for unexpected viruses. And,...

Money talks: Cost of the shutdown

Dodany: 15 stycznia 2019

Will the government shutdown in America cause long-lasting economic damage? Henry Tricks reports on how robots and automation will help Chinese firms cope with rising wages and the trade war. Also,...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the January 12th 2019 edition

Dodany: 14 stycznia 2019

Could China become a scientific superpower? Plus, the perils of competitive parenting and a movement for gender equality in European street names. Josie Delap hosts

The week ahead: Let’s break a deal

Dodany: 11 stycznia 2019

Brexit negotiations became more fraught this week, ahead of Tuesday’s make-or-break vote on the prime minister’s deal. As South Africa’s ruling party unveils its manifesto, we ask whether its...

The Economist asks: How pushy should parents be?

Dodany: 10 stycznia 2019

Childhood is not what it used to be, according to The Economist's special report this week. The race to set children on the path to professional and personal success now begins before preschool....

Babbage: Will China dominate science?

Dodany: 9 stycznia 2019

In a special show, we examine China’s impressive scientific advances and question what they mean for the future of the sciences—and of China. Among the guests is the Chinese-American astronaut...

Money talks: The Euro at 20

Dodany: 8 stycznia 2019

As the Euro turns 20 years old, we look back at its launch and ask what the future holds for the currency. After Apple announced it was cutting its quarterly revenue forecast, we discuss whether...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the January 5th 2019 edition

Dodany: 7 stycznia 2019

As Donald Trump enters the second half of his first term, his luck may be about to change. Plus, the young economists to watch this decade. And should companies monitor their employees’ health?...

The week ahead: Hungry for change

Dodany: 4 stycznia 2019

As Venezuela starts 2019 wracked with hunger, inflation and an increasingly autocratic government, we take a look ahead to President Nicolás Maduro’s second term presiding over the mess. Trade...

The Economist asks: Best of 2018

Dodany: 3 stycznia 2019

Anne McElvoy looks back over a year in interviews. Among her guests were several casualties of the Trump administration, from James Comey to Steve Bannon. Tina Tchen, lead lawyer on the Time’s Up...

Babbage: Success of 'disability tech'

Dodany: 2 stycznia 2019

In this special episode of Babbage, we discuss some of the advancements in technology that could change the lives of those living with a disability — an app that is helping those who are visually...

Money talks: Bright economic stars

Dodany: 1 stycznia 2019

Who are the world’s most exciting young economists? Every ten years, since 1988, The Economist has chosen those whose innovative research is likely to shape our future. Their work varies from the...

Tasting menu: A walk through Queens

Dodany: 31 grudnia 2018

In a taste of our Christmas double issue, Jon Fasman takes a walk across Queens, New York City, and through America’s past, present and future. He hears from recent and long-standing Queens...

The week ahead: Bolsonaro’s bold agenda

Dodany: 28 grudnia 2018

Next week Brazil will inaugurate a new president who has a sweeping set of reforms in mind. What will it take to make them work? We take a look at The Economist’s country of the year poll, and...

The Economist asks: The wordsmiths

Dodany: 27 grudnia 2018

Our Johnson columnist, Lane Greene, decodes the language of 2018 with Lynne Murphy, author of “The Prodigal Tongue” and Anton La Guardia, keeper of The Economist’s style guide. Which words best sum...

Babbage: Best of 2018

Dodany: 26 grudnia 2018

In this festive special we look back at some of our favourite stories from 2018. Could IVF could save the northern white rhino from extinction? Also, the discovery of liquid water on Mars. And, how...

Tasting menu: The cover story

Dodany: 24 grudnia 2018

The Economist’s editor-in-chief, Zanny Minton Beddoes, and deputy editor, Edward Carr, discuss the cover stories of 2018. From Donald Trump swinging on a wrecking ball, to likening Brexit to toilet...

The world ahead: Will you (not) marry me?

Dodany: 21 grudnia 2018

Why will civil partnerships become more common – among straight people? What will the future look like for CCTV surveillance? Also, the business opportunities in North America for retailing...