The Economist

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the November 10th 2018 edition

Dodany: 12 listopada 2018

After America's mid-term elections, how do the Democrats need to change their game to succeed in 2020? Also, a tour of the entrepreneurial city that brought blue jeans to the Soviet Union, and five...

The week ahead: Sessions ails

Dodany: 9 listopada 2018

President Trump wastes no time after America's mid-term elections before sacking Jeff Sessions, the attorney-general. What will the ouster mean for the special counsel’s Russia investigation? As...

The Economist asks: Where next for a divided America?

Dodany: 9 listopada 2018

After the hoopla of the mid-term elections - blue wave or red comeback - what does this all mean for America? Anne McElvoy talks to our US Editor, John Prideaux, Chip Roy, former advisor to Ted...

Babbage: Economist in space

Dodany: 7 listopada 2018

Highlights from The Economist’s Space Summit in New York, including an interview with Apollo 9 astronaut Russell 'Rusty' Schweickart. Also, how to prepare for space exploration with Dava Newman,...

The Secret History of the Future: Infinite Scroll

Dodany: 7 listopada 2018

The Renaissance scholars couldn’t keep up with new information (“Have you read the latest Erasmus book?” “I don’t have time!”) and needed a better way to organize it. Thus came the invention of...

Money talks: Mid-term matters

Dodany: 6 listopada 2018

As Americans go to the polls, how will Mr. Trump's economic policies play out in the mid-term elections? Who will benefit from America's opportunity zones? And, the buzz around the SEC and what...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the November 3rd 2018 edition

Dodany: 5 listopada 2018

In this week’s issue, could America’s mid-term elections stop the toxic polarisation of federal politics? Plus, how artificial intelligence could transform life for urban commuters. And a glimpse...

The week ahead: America’s mid-terms

Dodany: 2 listopada 2018

Next week, Americans head to the polls. Why will it be such a consequential election? President Donald Trump has made a caravan of Central American migrants into an object of scaremongering—but the...

The Economist asks: Angela's exit

Dodany: 1 listopada 2018

Joschka Fischer, former foreign minister and leader of the Green party in Germany, and Anne McElvoy discuss life after Chancellor Merkel’s retreat from power and whether Germany’s dominance in...

Babbage: Turning the oceans green

Dodany: 31 października 2018

Can greenhouse emissions be cut in maritime transport? Also, with the US midterms a week away, Courtney Kennedy from PEW Research Centre discusses the reliability of polling data. And the...

The Secret History of the Future: A Little Less Conversation

Dodany: 31 października 2018

Some people thought the laying of the transatlantic cable might bring world peace, because connecting humans could only lead to better understanding and empathy. That wasn’t the outcome, and recent...

Money talks: End of Austerity?

Dodany: 30 października 2018

Analysis of Britain's Budget with our Britain economics correspondent. What is driving the fall in tech stocks? And, is Harley Davidson struggling to fire on all cylinders?Helen Joyce hosts. Sound...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 27th 2018 edition

Dodany: 29 października 2018

Australia’s economy has been growing for a record 27 years without a recession—could the rest of the world benefit from playing by Aussie rules? Also, how China’s tech giants are revolutionising...

The week ahead: Oil and trouble

Dodany: 26 października 2018

What will the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian journalist, do to Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s image, and to already-jittery oil markets? Eritreans continue to spill across the...

The world ahead: Universal lessons

Dodany: 25 października 2018

What would it look like if every child around the world attended school? And we also consider how far the ‘gig economy’ can go. Also, we ask the question: what foodstuff will be sustaining mankind...

The Economist asks: What does it mean to be educated?

Dodany: 25 października 2018

Tara Westover was 17 when she first stepped into a classroom, but went on to earn a PhD. She talks to Anne McElvoy about a childhood on the edge of society, why she chose philosophy over coding—and...

Babbage: Pie in the sky

Dodany: 24 października 2018

Could delivering goods by drone soon become a common occurrence? Also, cyber-security expert Bruce Schneier discusses his latest book. And a new innovation for the disposing of human waste from...

The Secret History of the Future: VR or It Didn’t Happen

Dodany: 24 października 2018

In the Victorian era, plaster casts became a way to preserve important artifacts in 3-D. Now, virtual reality promises to preserve places and experiences. But who decides what gets preserved? And...

Money talks: China jitters

Dodany: 23 października 2018

Is China’s slowing economic growth a cause for concern and will the market jitters spread? Amazon moves into digital advertising in a big way. And, our very own super-hero Captain Sensible takes us...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 20th 2018 edition

Dodany: 22 października 2018

The era of engagement is over. America now sees China as an increasingly dangerous rival. Plus, how Bollywood is boosting domestic tourism in India. And a portrait created by AI goes under the...