The Economist

Money talks: International monetary fun

Dodany: 25 lipca 2017


Host Philip Coggan and guests discuss the economic futures of the UK and USA,both of which have had their prospects downgraded in the International Monetary Fund’s updated World Economic Outlook....

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the July 22nd 2017 edition

Dodany: 24 lipca 2017


This week: An exorcism in Paris, a challenge to the cult of Che, and how American English is influencing that of the British

The week ahead: Schwarzenegger campaigns to terminate gerrymandering

Dodany: 21 lipca 2017


Why is Arnold Schwarzenegger fighting for more competitive politics? He tells David Rennie, the Economist’s Lexington columnist, that politicians in gerrymandered seats are like overweight people...

The Economist asks: Admiral McRaven

Dodany: 20 lipca 2017


Which country poses the greatest global threat? The former Navy SEAL, who led the mission that killed Osama Bin Laden, analyses strategies against North Korea's irrational leader and its nuclear...

Babbage: Winter is coming

Dodany: 19 lipca 2017


Scientists have pinpointed the cause of a catastrophic freeze across Europe during the Middle Ages—could a similar event be on the horizon? Author Douglas Rushkoff on why technology firms are...

Money talks: Goodbye Benito

Dodany: 18 lipca 2017


Brazil’s rigid labour market regulations were transplanted wholesale from Benito Mussolini’s Italy back in 1943. Now President Michel Temer has approved an overhaul. Will it encourage job...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the July 15th 2017 edition

Dodany: 17 lipca 2017


This week: Russia’s dissident superheroes, how climate change will affect America’s GDP and the stories and techniques behind fine-art photography

The week ahead: Junior move

Dodany: 14 lipca 2017


US editor John Prideaux parses the latest scandal to hit the American president. Did Donald junior break any laws by meeting a Russian lawyer during the presidential campaign? Also, many African...

The Economist asks special: The World If…

Dodany: 13 lipca 2017


In this episode, hosted by Daniel Franklin, we look at The Economist's annual assortment of scenarios taken to their logical extremes. We discuss the Macron miracle, a world where blockchains rule...

Babbage: The power of young blood

Dodany: 12 lipca 2017


Scientists are investigating the apparent benefits of infusing young blood into the body of an older animal. Author and academic Tim Wu explains why our attention is such a vital commodity. And...

Money talks: A stormy time for America’s GDP

Dodany: 11 lipca 2017


A new report has established a link between America’s annual GDP and climate change. But can weather shifts really affect an entire country’s economy? Also, why China is likely to lead in...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the July 10th 2017 edition

Dodany: 10 lipca 2017


This week: Ethiopia’s cunning pirates, how to use Twitter to study dialects and Colombia’s colourful future in ecotourism

The week ahead: Ballistic ambitions

Dodany: 7 lipca 2017


Defence editor Matthew Symonds tells us why there is very little the world can do to stop North Korea from developing nuclear missiles. Also, why Britain's "Corbynistas" are actually middle class....

The Economist asks: Is big data fundamentally racist?

Dodany: 6 lipca 2017


Algorithms are increasingly being used to make sense of the world. But does big data implicitly discriminate against people based on income, race or class? We ask Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist and...

Babbage: Fluid intelligence

Dodany: 5 lipca 2017


Zapping the brain with a weak electric current enhances its visual cortex. Is this a way to help squeeze more value out of our grey matter? Also, how a new miniature phone camera is making us...

Money talks: Vorsprung durch Angst

Dodany: 4 lipca 2017


Germany is admired for a stable economy and holding on to blue-collar jobs but derided for its persistent trade surpluses. Our economics editor John O’Sullivan examines what Chancellor Merkel’s...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the July 1st 2017 edition

Dodany: 3 lipca 2017


This week: The chocolate curtain dividing Europe, frozen treats behind battle lines and how science got women wrong

The week ahead: The Donald divide

Dodany: 30 czerwca 2017


What would President Trump have to do to repel his ardent supporters? US editor John Prideaux reports on the state of his strongholds from West Virginia to Kansas. Also, is Theresa May's deal with...

The Economist asks: What’s new about our morality?

Dodany: 29 czerwca 2017


Author Eden Collinsworth discusses how morality is changing in politics, sex and business. What is the impact of President Trump on America’s ethical argument - and has technology changed what we...

Babbage: Printing the future

Dodany: 28 czerwca 2017


3D printing is finally revolutionising the mass production of everything from trainer soles and teeth to metal car parts. We explore a new realm of fake news, as creating convincing video and audio...