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Stay ahead with a selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. Published every Monday.
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Stay ahead with a selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. Published every Monday.
If you’re already a subscriber to The Economist, you’ll have full access to all our shows as part of your subscription.
For more information about Economist Podcasts+, including how to get access, please visit our FAQs page here https://myaccount.economist.com/s/article/What-is-Economist-Podcasts.


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    Editor’s Picks: February 19th 2024

    Editor’s Picks: February 19th 2024

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, our cover story examines the new revolution in conservatism. Plus, how worried should Amazon be about its new challengers? Finally, China’s hopes for the tropical island of Hainan.

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    Editor’s Picks: February 12th 2024

    Editor’s Picks: February 12th 2024

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, our cover story in most of the world explains how the next-generation of drones in Ukraine are transforming warfare. Our cover story in America and Asia, meanwhile, asks whether Xi Jinping has lost control of China’s markets. Finally, can Russia compete with the West in AI?

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    Editor’s Picks: February 5th 2024

    Editor’s Picks: February 5th 2024

    A selection of four essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, our cover story in most of the world explains the alternative to agony in the Middle East. Our cover story in Europe and Asia, on the other hand, examines the state of social media, as Facebook turns 20. Also, why China is seeking to reap the political benefits from the crisis in the Red Sea. Plus, what can CEOs learn from the resignation of the English Premier League's most famous football managers?

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    Editor’s Picks: January 29th 2024

    Editor’s Picks: January 29th 2024

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, our cover story in the Americas, Britain and Europe asks: could the border cost President Biden the election? In the rest of the world, our cover story explains how AI could help developing countries. Finally, we explore the modern relevance of 3,000-year-old religious sculptures in India.

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    Editor’s Picks: January 22nd 2024

    Editor’s Picks: January 22nd 2024

    A selection of four essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, our cover story in the Americas, Britain and Europe explores what electing Donald Trump again would mean for American business and the economy. In the rest of the world, our cover story explains why Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s illiberalism may cause India to stagnate. Also, our economics column examines how the post-pandemic business cycle is challenging some long-standing theories. Finally, how China is making the burger its own.

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    Editor’s Picks: January 15th 2024

    Editor’s Picks: January 15th 2024

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the war against the Houthis is part of an escalating struggle for the seas. Also, why the West should keep its markets open to cheap, clean vehicles from China. Plus, America's presidential race looks most likely to be a fight between two elderly candidates. What does the science of ageing say about the election?

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Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
125 Ratings

125 Ratings

ebouch ,

My Top Podcast

Quality articles and opinions on a great variety of topics. Relevant content per minute ratio way above the average podcast!

Rizvee1982 ,

Stop pushing Philip Morris

The content is what one would expect from Economist, but it’s the adverts from Philip Morris are not a little nauseating. Would have expected a bit more judgment from The Economist than to have a cigarette peddler trying to position itself as a “science-based” company.

Lily Young ,

I am afraid to say that The journal is becoming old

Some of the ideas are not very up to date or open.

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