Tag Archives: Global News

Global News: A Worker’s World, Amazon Effect On Sports, Japanese Poetry

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, riding high in a workers’ worldthe Amazon effect on live sport (9:45) and even transience is mutating (17:35).

World News: How To Deal With China, Mexican Border, Global Happiness

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how to deal with ChinaBiden’s border bind (12:01) and how the pandemic has changed the shape of global happiness (27:34). Zanny Minton Beddoes hosts.

Global News: Britain In The World, E-Commerce & Heating Homes (Podcast)

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: Britain’s place in the worldthe future of global e-commerce (9:25), and using urine to heat homes (16:30).

World News Podcast: The Plague Year, Arab Spring Lookback & CEO Memos

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: reflecting on the plague yearten years after the Arab spring (9:50), and what if CEOs’ memos were clear and honest? (15:30).

World News: Inflation Rebound, Religious Discrimination In New York & Transgender Teens

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: after the pandemic, will inflation return? Religious discrimination in a New York village (09:35). And, the global repercussions of an English ruling on transgender teens (13:45)

Global News: Ant Group & Fintech, Covid Disparities, US Election (Podcast)

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: Ant group and fintech come of ageeconomic disparities after covid-19 (09:30) the US election in miniature (17:00). 

Global News: Covid-19 Policy Mistakes, Warren Buffett & Japan, French Diplomacy (Podcast)

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, covid-19: why are so many governments getting it wrong? What Warren Buffett sees in Japan Inc (8:11) and French diplomacy (16:00).

World News: The Demise Of Offices, Third World Land Reform, Mexico’s Jet

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, is the office finished? Land reform in poor countries (09:55), and Mexico’s unsellable presidential jet (18:10). 

Global News Podcast: America’s Ugly Election, Abe’s Japan & British Dogs

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, America’s ugly election: How bad could it get? How Abe Shinzo changed Japan (8:35) and why Britons walk their dogs so much (16:00).

Global News: Putin’s Fears, The Trump Convention & MIT Of France (Economist)

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: what Putin fears, (9:10) Trump at the Republican National Convention and (16:10) France’s university to rival MIT