The Economist

The week ahead: Mugabe’s downfall

Dodany: 17 listopada 2017


We assess the future for Zimbabwe following the removal of President Robert Mugabe. Also, will Alabama send a Democrat to the US Senate? And Chile’s disgruntled voters head to the polls to elect a...

The Economist asks: How has Donald Trump impacted America's cities?

Dodany: 16 listopada 2017


In this special episode, Anne McElvoy travels to Chicago and New York to get a sense of how each city’s power players are responding to the presidency. She talks to Rahm Emanuel, Chicago's mayor,...

Babbage: Negative emissions

Dodany: 15 listopada 2017


Countries around the world have agreed to cut carbon emissions but what are they doing to remove the existing CO2 from the air? And how a new generation of surgical robots is about to enter the...

Money talks: Can you say CPTPP?

Dodany: 14 listopada 2017


Only three days into his term, President Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Now, the remaining 11 countries are forming a new trade deal called the CPTPP. Host Philip Coggan and...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the November 11th 2017 edition

Dodany: 13 listopada 2017


This week: our Washington correspondents go head-to-head to find out who knows more about the first year of the Trump presidency; how crapsules might just save your life; and the consolations of...

The week ahead: The Trump test

Dodany: 10 listopada 2017


One year after President Trump was elected, we quiz our correspondents' knowledge about his time in office. What is the connection between Larry Flynt and Mr. Trump? And what was behind that pained...

The Economist asks: How has President Trump changed Washington?

Dodany: 9 listopada 2017


In this special episode, Anne McElvoy returns to America's capital one year-on from the election to find out how party politics has been transformed by Donald Trump's presidency. She checks in with...

Babbage: Leapfrogging forward

Dodany: 8 listopada 2017


Technology in Africa is making huge advances but will it enough to close the economic gap between Africa and the West? Plus, how scientists are trying to harness the microbiome to rid us of tooth...

Money talks: ICO Bubble with benefits

Dodany: 7 listopada 2017


Our Technology Editor, Ludwig Siegele, says that despite the froth, Initial Coin Offerings could challenge the dominance of the tech giants. Also, will Venezuela finally default on its debt and...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the November 4th 2017 edition

Dodany: 6 listopada 2017


This week: Richard Dawkins on the only source of absolute truth; the croissant crisis in France; and a tribute to Fats Domino, the real king of rock ’n’ roll

The week ahead: Do social media threaten democracy?

Dodany: 3 listopada 2017


As the US Senate hears evidence on the spread of Russian misinformation online, we ask if social media are undermining democracy. Plus, how the Weinstein storm is ripping through Westminster. And...

The Economist asks: Richard Dawkins

Dodany: 2 listopada 2017


Anne McElvoy and Jan Piotrowski ask one of the world's best-known evolutionary biologists whether science can guide us through a turbulent world of post-truth. Can there really be an objective...

Babbage: Unidentified flying rock

Dodany: 1 listopada 2017


The first interstellar visitor to the solar system arrives, turns and leaves. What can be learned from the mysterious object? Also, researchers are kitting out drones to deliver supplies to the...

Money talks: A healthy deal?

Dodany: 31 października 2017


Is Amazon’s rumoured entry into the pharma market the real impetus behind the CVS Health and Aetna deal? And Barry Eichengreen, Economist from the University of California, questions how long the...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 28th 2017 edition

Dodany: 30 października 2017


This week: Armando Iannucci on the farce in the White House; the bad side of driving in Myanmar; and a cultural history of hauntings for Halloween

The week ahead: Separatism and sensibility

Dodany: 27 października 2017


As Catalonia’s regional government declares independence, we explore the next stage of the unfolding crisis in Spain. Russia's president Vladimir Putin has established himself as the country's...

The Economist asks: Armando Iannucci

Dodany: 26 października 2017


The creator of the hit satire shows "Veep" and "The Thick of It" explains how to laugh at a mass-murdering former dictator, how Russia is receiving his latest film "The Death of Stalin", and...

Babbage: All about that base

Dodany: 25 października 2017


Minutes ago, Nature announced an important development in gene editing. Host Hal Hodson and Natasha Loder discuss how this technique is so precise and what this means for curing genetic diseases....

Money talks: Wait and See MPC

Dodany: 24 października 2017


Callum Williams, our Britain economics correspondent, argues that the Bank of England should raise interest rates early next year rather than next week. Nobel Economist Jean Tirole shares his...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 21st 2017 edition

Dodany: 23 października 2017


Hilary Clinton ran a close race when it came to being America’s first woman president. But what does she think the Democrats need to do to win back the White House? Also, why artificial...