A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, President Joe Biden’s plan to remake America’s economy, Ukraine’s troops in the east are quietly confident (11:20) and the race of the AI labs heats up (18:10).
Chad Gerber (February 6, 2023) – The Arctic Circle: a place so far from our reality, yet so close to our dreams. Fellow filmmaker, Jaxon Roberts, and I spent 10 days exploring the north of Scandinavian countries: Norway, Sweden and Finland. Met with freezing blizzards, magical wildlife, and untouched landscapes as far as the eye can see – it’s safe to say it was a life -changing experience.
February 6, 2023: The political fallout of the sighting of a Chinese spy balloon above Montana. Plus: protests in India over the Adani scandal, the latest trade and economy news, and the 2023 Grammy Awards.