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Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist

    Editor’s Picks: September 20th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: September 20th 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the dream and danger of decentralised finance, how America is substantially reducing child poverty (10:02) and a defence of, like, “like” (18:57)
     
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    Editor’s Picks: September 13th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: September 13th 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, America then and now: the bitter legacy of 9/11. Why nations that fail women fail, (9:42) and a forgotten revolution in pottery (17:58)
     
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    Editor’s Picks: September 6th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: September 6th 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the threat from the illiberal left, the future of meetings (13:42) and covid and the internet are fuelling bonkers beliefs (22:56)
     
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    Editor’s Picks: August 30th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: August 30th 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, after Afghanistan, where next for global jihad?, Why Fundamental physics is humanity’s most extraordinary achievement (9:33) And pheasants revolt in Britain (14:51) 
     
     
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    Editor’s Picks: August 23rd 2021

    Editor’s Picks: August 23rd 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the fiasco in Afghanistan is a grave blow to America’s reputation, Bartleby asks whether you should work (a little) on your holiday (10:00) and, 700 years on, how Dante can still help people find hope amid adversity (15:40)
     
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    Editor’s Picks: August 16th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: August 16th 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: China’s attack on tech, function in Washington (10:09), and our prediction model for Germany’s election (17:15)
     
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    • 25 min

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