Tag Archives: News Analysis

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).

Opinion: A Global House Price Slump, Xi Jinping Era Untied, Antidepressants

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the coming house-price slump, why Xi Jinping has no interest in succession planning (10:10) and how to make better use of antidepressants (19:29).

Political Analysis: U.S. Midterm Election Issues And UK Tory Party Chaos

PBS NewsHour – New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post deputy editorial page editor Ruth Marcus join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the top issues that could decide the midterms and the tumultuous state of politics in the United Kingdom

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

Political Analysis: Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas Trump And Midterm Elections

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the Jan. 6 Committee’s decision to subpoena former President Trump and what’s at stake in the upcoming midterm elections.

News Analysis: Midterm Election, Nuclear Threat

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including October surprises in the U.S. and crises on the world stage with just a month until the midterms.

News Analysis: Hurricane Ian, Right-Wing Politics

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the state and federal response to Hurricane Ian and recent election victories by right-wing political parties across Europe.

Analysis: Biden Rebukes Putin, Republican Politics

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Biden’s rebuke of Russia and Putin at the U.N. and the state of Republican politics.

Analysis: Omicron & The Economy, Stablecoins & Russia’s Gulag Legacy

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: what the Omicron variant means for the world economy, what experiments with “free banking” in the 18th and 19th centuries reveal about the future of stablecoins (10:53) and how the legacy of Stalin’s gulag continues to shape Russian fortunes (18:16).

News Analysis: Venture Capital, China Silences Peng Shuai, Museum Fires

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the venture-capital industry is being turbocharged, what the fate of star tennis-player Peng Shuai reveals about one-party rule in China (10’52) and, when a museum is on fire, how do you decide what to save? (19’09).