Tag Archives: Editors Picks

Opinion: Global Order In Danger, Insurrection In Brazil, Prince Harry Book

January 16, 2023 Three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist: the destructive new logic that threatens globalisation, how Brazil should deal with the bolsonarista insurrection (11:55) and a review of Prince Harry’s autobiography (16:45).

Opinion: The End Of Cheap Money, Great Britain’s Tier 2 Cities, Age Of ‘Boring AI’

December 11, 2022: A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week features ‘The End of Cheap Money’, Britain’s Second-Tier Cities & The Age of ‘Boring AI‘.

Opinion: Xi Jinping Zero-Covid Policy, Activision Blizzard, UK Emigration

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Xi Jinping’s zero-covid policy, why trustbusters should let Microsoft buy Activision Blizzard (11:44) and why emigration is in the air for Britons (16:38).

Analysis & Opinion: Energy Crisis Politics, Crypto To Zero, U.S. Organized Crime

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Europe’s crisis of energy and geopolitics, how crypto goes to zero (10:19) and the consequences of America’s success against organised crime (16:32).

Analysis & Opinion: Is It The End Of Crypto?, Indonesia Matters, A New Trumpist

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, is this the end of crypto? Also, why Indonesia matters (11:00) and Glenn Youngkin’s unique approach to Trumpism (19:40).

Analysis: Climate Policy Is Off Target, Qatar’s World Cup, Worries About Exams

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, climate policy is off target, (10:40) Qatar’s World Cup isn’t quite over the goal line and (18:35) why do people who worry about exams do worse?

Opinion & Analysis: A Low Price Bar For Britain, Risky Bidenomics, Iran’s Women

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Rishi Sunak’s promise of stability is a low bar for Britain, (10:35) the risks of Bidenomics and (18:20) will Iran’s women win? 

Opinion: Xi Tightens His Grip, Emerging Market Calm, Legalizing Cocaine

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, China’s next chapter, why emerging markets look unusually resilient (10:05) and why it is time to legalise cocaine (15:40). 

An obsession with control is making China weaker but more dangerous

The Communist Party’s five-yearly congress will further tighten one man’s grip

Opinion: World Economy Woes, Elon Musk’s Might, Vaccine Fears Allayed

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the outlook for the world economy, how worried you should be about Elon Musk’s superpowers (12:50), and a study allays fears that covid vaccines harm menstrual cycles (16:50). 

Opinion: A New Look Gulf, Putin’s Desperate Draft & The Google-Meta Duopoly

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, a new-look Gulf, Vladimir Putin’s partial mobilization (10:45), and the Google-Meta advertising duopoly (15:00).