The Economist

The week ahead: You’re fired

Dodany: 16 marca 2018


What does the sacking of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state mean for America? Also, Tanzania’s descent into dictatorship. And, a special feature on escaping gang life in El Salvador from our...

The Economist asks: Is Russia waging war on the West?

Dodany: 15 marca 2018


Anne McElvoy, our Senior Editor, asks Sir Francis Richards, former head of GCHQ, and Arkady Ostrovsky, our Russia Editor, if the diplomatic clash sparked by the Skripal case will escalate — and...

Babbage: Remembering Stephen Hawking

Dodany: 14 marca 2018


We speak to leading scientists about the life and legacy of Professor Stephen Hawking. And, what is being done to help the ailing Coral reefs? Also, the out of control Chinese space station. Hal...

Money talks: Battle with Beijing

Dodany: 13 marca 2018


Simon Rabinovitch, our Asia economics editor, discusses the likely impact of American trade tariffs and Mr Trump’s intervention in the Qualcomm-Broadcom deal on China. And why is America’s...

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

Dodany: 12 marca 2018


President Trump's protectionism is the greatest threat to the global trading system since its inception after the second world war. Plus, Tina Tchen, one of the lead lawyers on the #Time’sUp...

The week ahead: Russia’s deadly spy games

Dodany: 9 marca 2018


Who is responsible for the poisoning of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal? Also, the wait for elections in Malaysia. And a new doping scandal hits British sport’s

Economist asks: How can #Time’sUp bring down sexual harassment?

Dodany: 8 marca 2018


We ask Tina Tchen, one of the lead lawyers working on the biggest legal defence fund against sexual harassment, what #Time’sUp's priorities should be. Also, basic steps to make our workplaces...

Babbage: Exploring the ocean's hidden depths

Dodany: 7 marca 2018


In this week's programme, we dive into The Economist's Technology Quarterly issue on oceans. We discuss offshore aquaculture, how to map the sea floor and the threat of plastics. Joining us is Dr...

Money talks: Steely Tariffs

Dodany: 6 marca 2018


Are we on the brink of a trade war? Soumaya Keynes, our economics correspondent, explains President Donald Trump’s plans for tariffs on steel and aluminium imports and goes back to basics with...

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

Dodany: 5 marca 2018


This week: Japan’s ageing drivers refuse to give up their wheels, how your sense of smell affects politics, and the bell tolls—for whom

The week ahead: Xi forever?

Dodany: 2 marca 2018


Could Xi Jinping's rule as president last until his death? Also, Italy's woeful election choices. And what is next for Canada’s economy. Robert Guest hosts.

Economist asks: Should leaders should face the music?

Dodany: 1 marca 2018


What risk does Anne McElvoy, our senior editor, take when she talks to Nassim Nicholas Taleb? The author of Skin in the Game discusses whether having more at stake would make the powerful better...

Babbage: Automation for the people

Dodany: 28 lutego 2018


What are the social problems facing the world of vehicle automation? Also, the rise of robot laboratories. And looking for life in the Atacama desert. Kenneth Cukier hosts

Money talks: American companies face off with the NRA

Dodany: 27 lutego 2018


In the aftermath of the Florida shooting, is corporate America being forced to take a stance? Also; Soumaya Keynes speaks to Dani Rodrik, Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the February 24th 2018 edition

Dodany: 26 lutego 2018


Russian meddling is exposing weaknesses in Western democracy – the West needs to do something about it. Also: the new gold rush to the stars, and why South Korea’s fortune-telling industry foresees...

The week ahead: Russia's disinformation machine

Dodany: 23 lutego 2018


What is being done to stop Russia interfering in western politics? The state of South Africa after Jacob Zuma. And: discovering the fortune-telling boom in South Korea. Christopher Lockwood hosts

The Economist asks: McMafia

Dodany: 22 lutego 2018


Hossein Amini, co-creator of the hit tv drama McMafia, shares the secrets of writing 'Game of Thrones with mobs’. Also, what it's like to work with Harvey Weinstein. Anne McElvoy hosts

Babbage: Bad AAAS

Dodany: 21 lutego 2018


We bring you the highlights from the American Association for the Advancement of Science including transferring genes through the father, asteroid mining and how to grow a human organ. Tim Cross...

Money talks: The oil club

Dodany: 20 lutego 2018


Henry Tricks, our energy and commodities editor asks whether the chumminess between oil producing countries will last. Also, how will Facebook tackle the challenges ahead and the unlikely home for...

Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the February 17th 2018 edition

Dodany: 19 lutego 2018


How can the world prevent Africa’s worst war from reigniting? Also, the inbuilt prejudice of the algorithms that can dictate whether you get a credit card or a place at university. And why the...