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Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist

    Editor’s Picks: January 18th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: January 18th 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: Donald Trump’s reckoning, the new era of innovation (9:20), and Mikhail Gorbachev’s afterlife (16:45). 
     
     
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    • 28 min
    Editor’s Picks: January 11th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: January 11th 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the shame and the opportunity of Trump’s legacy, how to deal with China (8:50), and why the crazy upward march in stock prices might just continue (15:45).
     
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    Editor’s Picks: January 4th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: January 4th 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: Britain’s place in the world, the future of global e-commerce (9:25), and using urine to heat homes (16:30).
     
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    Editor’s Picks: December 28th 2020

    Editor’s Picks: December 28th 2020

    A selection of three articles read aloud from the holiday issue of The Economist. This week: a history of Christmas newsletters, the life of Desiderius Erasmus (18:20) and the lure of pebbles (37:45).


     
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    • 55 min
    Editor’s Picks: December 21st 2020

    Editor’s Picks: December 21st 2020

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: reflecting on the plague year, ten years after the Arab spring (9:50), and what if CEOs’ memos were clear and honest? (15:30).
     
     
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    Editor’s Picks: December 14th 2020

    Editor’s Picks: December 14th 2020

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: after the pandemic, will inflation return? Religious discrimination in a New York village (09:35). And, the global repercussions of an English ruling on transgender teens (13:45)
     
     
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