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Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist

    Editor’s Picks: March 30th 2020

    Editor’s Picks: March 30th 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 causing in emerging countries, (17:45) and, a guide to videoconferencing etiquette.
     
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    Editor’s Picks: March 23rd 2020

    Editor’s Picks: March 23rd 2020

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the covid-19 pandemic is shutting planet earth down (10:55) America’s financial plumbing has seized up (19:30) and the show must go on for London’s theatres.
     
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    • 23 min
    Editor’s Picks: March 16th 2020

    Editor’s Picks: March 16th 2020

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the politics of pandemics, (09:40) stress-testing the NHS, (17:50) and, the fallout of the oil war.
     
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    • 24 min
    Editor’s Picks: March 5th 2020

    Editor’s Picks: March 5th 2020

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the covid-19 pandemic threatens an economic crisis as well as a health crisis. Both need fixing. (9:16) The battle for liberty in Africa—across the continent, young protesters are standing up to ageing autocrats. (17:06) And, how Jack Welch, former boss of GE, transformed American capitalism.


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    • 28 min
    Editor’s Picks: February 27th 2020

    Editor’s Picks: February 27th 2020

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, what can be done about the viral pandemic that is sweeping the world (9:07), the dangerous consequences of forcing Americans to choose between Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump (16:56), and three lessons from Bob Iger, the king of Disneyland.
     
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    • 24 min
    Editor’s Picks: February 20th 2020

    Editor’s Picks: February 20th 2020

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how to make sense of the latest tech surge, (10:20) examining Jeff Bezos’s $10bn promise to fight climate change (15:30) and, Bagehot on Boris - the imperial prime minister. Zanny Minton-Beddoes, The Economist’s Editor-in-chief hosts.


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    • 22 min

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