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The Economist

Babbage: Maskarade

Dodany: 8 kwietnia 2020

The “silent transmission” of covid-19 means people without symptoms could be a major source of its spread. How effective are masks as a defence? Plus, Kenneth Cukier asks Ivan Oransky, co-founder...

Movement at the epicentre: Wuhan’s lockdown lifts

Dodany: 8 kwietnia 2020

People are spilling from the Chinese metropolis where the global outbreak took hold. But controls actually remain tight, and authorities’ attempts to spin pandemic into propaganda are not quite...

Money Talks: Banking on it

Dodany: 7 kwietnia 2020

Banks have entered this financial crisis in better health than the previous one. But how sick might they get? Emerging-market lockdowns match rich-world ones but their governments cannot afford...

States’ evidence: Brazil’s messy covid-19 response

Dodany: 7 kwietnia 2020

President Jair Bolsonaro still dismisses the disease as “just the sniffles”, so state and local authorities—and the country’s vast slums—have taken matters into their own hands. The physical and...

An app for that: covid surveillance

Dodany: 6 kwietnia 2020

To keep track of the spread of covid-19, some governments are turning to digital surveillance, using mobile-phone apps and data networks. We ask whether this will work—and examine the threat to...

Editor’s Picks: April 6th 2020

Dodany: 5 kwietnia 2020

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, covid-19 presents grim choices between life, death and, ultimately, the economy (11:02),...

Checks and Balance: How long?

Dodany: 3 kwietnia 2020

President Trump changed tone and course this week, extending federal guidelines on social distancing to the end of April. New York is now the epicentre of the global pandemic. Yet large parts of...

Trough to peak: how high will American unemployment go?

Dodany: 3 kwietnia 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has sent America’s mighty jobs machine into screeching reverse. How bad might the labour market get? Covid-19 is just one reason why Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Muhammad...

The Economist Asks: Cory Booker

Dodany: 2 kwietnia 2020

The global total of confirmed coronavirus cases has exceeded one million; a quarter of them are in America. The new epicentre of this pandemic is the New York tri-state area. As politicians argue...

No port of call: coronavirus may sink the cruise industry

Dodany: 2 kwietnia 2020

Cruise ships had been enjoying a golden era—until covid-19 came along. The pandemic has been a catastrophe for the industry. Stranded passengers have taken ill and even died, ships have been banned...

Babbage: Fighting contagion with data

Dodany: 1 kwietnia 2020

How are location data from mobile phones being used to combat covid-19? And, as more people are forced to stay at home, can broadband and mobile internet connections keep up? Plus, the...

Wishful thinking: America’s offer to Venezuela

Dodany: 1 kwietnia 2020

The Trump administration makes Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro an offer he seems sure to refuse: an end to sanctions in return for power-sharing and elections. The coronavirus pandemic has crushed oil...

Money Talks: The home front

Dodany: 31 marca 2020

At the beginning of a financial year like no other, millions of newly furloughed or unemployed Americans face rent and mortgage payments. How long can the financial system withstand the strain...

In need of Comfort: New York's covid-19 crisis

Dodany: 31 marca 2020

New York is at the centre of America’s—and the world’s—coronavirus crisis. The metropolis has also been caught in a damaging three-way political division, involving three of its native sons. In the...

The World Ahead: Pandemic predictions

Dodany: 30 marca 2020

As the covid-19 situation worsens, host Tom Standage explores what the pandemic reveals about the perils of prediction and what other future threats we might be overlooking. Also, what a simulation...

Containment or complacency? Covid-19 in Japan

Dodany: 30 marca 2020

Japan has reported a relatively low number of coronavirus cases. But concern is growing. The Olympics have at last been postponed and infections are on the rise. Uganda’s president faces a...

Editor’s Picks: March 30th 2020

Dodany: 30 marca 2020

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the role of big government in the time of covid-19, (10:20) assessing the havoc the pandemic is...

Checks and Balance: Counting the cost

Dodany: 27 marca 2020

President Trump worries a sustained lockdown may do more damage than the covid-19 pandemic itself. More Americans have been laid off in the past week than ever before. He wants the country back...

Life sentences? Prisons and covid-19

Dodany: 27 marca 2020

Outbreaks among inmates are all but inevitable. Efforts at prison reform that were already under way will get a boost, because now they will save lives. We examine the international variation in...

The Economist Asks: Sir David Attenborough

Dodany: 26 marca 2020

For decades Sir David Attenborough has brought the natural world into people’s homes. But his upcoming film, “A Life On Our Planet”, offers a stark message about human impact on the environment....