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Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist

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Selected articles from the audio edition of The Economist

    Editor’s Picks: January 17th 2022

    Editor’s Picks: January 17th 2022

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, beware the bossy state, Britain’s party-animal prime minister (11:45) and, why America and China are one military accident away from disaster (18:00)
     
     
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    • 24 min
    Editor’s Picks: January 10th 2022

    Editor’s Picks: January 10th 2022

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how to talk to Mr Putin, the rise of performative work (9:45) and the lingering effects of covid-19 on elite footballers (15:00)
     
     
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    • 18 min
    Editor’s Picks: January 3rd 2022

    Editor’s Picks: January 3rd 2022

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how to think about the threat to American democracy, which economies have done best and worst during the pandemic (10:33) and whether video games really are addictive (17:34)
     
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    Editor’s Picks: December 27th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: December 27th 2021

    A taste of the special Christmas double issue of The Economist. This week: Hong Kong’s parents face up to an uncertain future for their children. And the rise and rise of an unfairly ignored building material—corrugated iron (14:50)
     
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    • 28 min
    Editor’s Picks: December 20th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: December 20th 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the Christmas double issue of The Economist. This week: has the new normal already arrived? Plus, meet the lords of the metaverse (10:10) and, a century apart, two men with very different dreams contend for Europe’s future (17:50).
     
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    • 36 min
    Editor’s Picks: December 13th 2021

    Editor’s Picks: December 13th 2021

    A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: what would America fight for? Also, why two years after a famous election victory, Boris Johnson’s would-be radical administration has run into the ground (09:20). And we explore how Beijing’s Winter Olympics may hasten China’s break with the West (17:10).
     
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    • 23 min

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