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The Economist Asks: How could Ukraine win the war?

Dodany: 24 listopada 2022

Ben Hodges, a former commanding general of US Army Europe, believes that Ukraine has achieved “an irreversible momentum” since the liberation of Kherson. He predicts the country could declare...

Scar from the madding crowd: Korea probes a tragedy

Dodany: 24 listopada 2022

Grief about the deaths of more than 150 people in a crush has turned to anger, and the investigation into what actions were taken—or not taken—has turned political. Our correspondent looks into the...

Money Talks: Why it’s time to talk about Indonesia

Dodany: 23 listopada 2022

Indonesia is the world’s third-largest producer of coal. Not only does it power the country, it powers the economy. But the country’s president, Joko Widodo, wants to change that. Indonesia is...

A whole other kettle of fission: Ukraine’s imperilled nuclear plant

Dodany: 23 listopada 2022

The power station in Zaporizhia has served as an impromptu military base for Russian forces—but danger is mounting and there are signs that troops may soon give it up. The sportswear-industry boom...

Babbage at COP27: Part four—“Africa’s COP” concludes

Dodany: 22 listopada 2022

COP27 was an arduous summit, with mixed results. A landmark agreement to create a new “loss and damage” fund was a historic achievement. But many delegates were disappointed by the lack of progress...

Ploy story: a defenestration at Disney

Dodany: 22 listopada 2022

Executives have squeezed out Bob Chapek and re-anointed Bob Iger as boss. But the firm’s woes are less about leadership and more about the new economics of Hollywood. We ask why Zimbabwe’s teen...

Drum Tower: Better than a punch in the face

Dodany: 21 listopada 2022

Xi Jinping and Joe Biden met face-to-face for their first time as national leaders. Both men spoke about feeling the eyes of the world on them. What does the world need from this relationship? The...

Damage collateral: a tide turns at COP27

Dodany: 21 listopada 2022

An issue ignored for three decades came to dominate the summit’s agenda: reparations to poor countries for climate-driven “loss and damage”. Alas, halting those coming losses did not feature much....

Editor’s Picks: November 20th 2022

Dodany: 20 listopada 2022

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, is this the end of crypto? Also, why Indonesia matters (11:00) and Glenn Youngkin’s unique...

Checks and Balance: Trump's back

Dodany: 18 listopada 2022

As Donald Trump launches a third White House run, we report on the view from Mar-a-Lago and the rise of Ron DeSantis. Are attempted presidential comebacks ever a good idea? And how will a fractured...

In come taxes: Britain’s austere economic plan

Dodany: 18 listopada 2022

The “Autumn statement” was filled with belt-tightening, from stealthy tax rises to public-service cuts. But perhaps the bitterest part of the pill has been left for the next government to swallow....

The Economist Asks: Will the clean-energy transition be fast enough?

Dodany: 17 listopada 2022

AS THE end of COP27 nears, US energy secretary Jennifer Granholm talks to Anne McElvoy from the climate summit in Egypt. They discuss the impact the global energy crisis is having on Joe Biden’s...

Musketeers heading for the exits: chaos at Twitter

Dodany: 17 listopada 2022

Elon Musk gave Twitter’s remaining staff an ultimatum: commit to “working long hours at high intensity” for “hardcore” Twitter, or leave. We evaluate his reign so far. Under President Daniel...

Money Talks: The cryptocalypse

Dodany: 16 listopada 2022

Until last week, Sam Bankman-Fried - or SBF as he’s become known - was crypto’s poster-child. He was a regular in Washington, DC where he schmoozed journalists, regulators and lawmakers alike. He...

Strike price: missiles fall in Poland

Dodany: 16 listopada 2022

How did apparently Russian-made munitions kill two people on NATO soil? An accident in the fog of war seems likely, but listen closely: the immediate international response has been telling. Donald...

Babbage at COP27: Part three—the energy crisis

Dodany: 15 listopada 2022

COP27 takes place amid war in Ukraine and an energy crisis. In the third episode of our series covering the summit, we explore how energy-security concerns are affecting efforts to...

Get the Bali rolling: the G20 meet begins

Dodany: 15 listopada 2022

The G20 Summit gets under way in Bali today at a time of tensions over Ukraine and Taiwan, and worries about high food and energy prices. We look at what progress, if any, is likely to result from...

Drum Tower: Back to the future

Dodany: 14 listopada 2022

As China re-shapes the existing world order, its officials argue that the values behind it are Western and not universal. Western leaders worry that China is merely trying to make the world safe...

Bolt from the blue: Democrats hold the Senate

Dodany: 14 listopada 2022

America’s upper legislative chamber remains in Democrats’ hands; they may even expand their majority. We explain what that means for the Biden administration, and why Democrats outperformed...

Editor’s Picks: November 13th 2022

Dodany: 13 listopada 2022

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the Trump effect, (10:30) imagining peace in Ukraine and (18:00) should fans watch the World...