Tag Archives: Political Podcasts

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: China Reopens & Disrupts World, Britain-EU, Indo-Pacific Revived

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how China’s reopening will disrupt the world economy, a realistic path to a better relationship between Britain and the EU (8:54) and reinventing the Indo-Pacific (17:35).

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).

Political Analysis: Trump’s Effect, Imagine Peace In Ukraine, Qatar World Cup

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the Trump effect, (10:30) imagining peace in Ukraine and (18:00) should fans watch the World Cup in Qatar? 

Sunday Morning Stories: News Headlines From London, Athens & Istanbul

Emma Nelson, Charles Hecker and Terry Stiastny unpack the weekend’s biggest talking points. Plus, Tyler Brûlé in Athens, Hannah Lucinda Smith in Istanbul and Monocle 24’s Andrew Mueller with a Eurovision update.

News: Russian Attacks On Power Plants, Protests In Iran, Ethiopia-Tigray War

We repot on Ukraine’s spiraling energy crisis as a third of the country’s power stations are destroyed. Plus: the Tigray conflict in Ethiopia escalates, a flick through the day’s papers, and the latest business news.

Opinion: How Not To Run Britain, Xi Jinping ‘Grasped’, Fathers Shrinking Brains

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Britain in crisis: how not to run a country. Also, how to make sense of China’s president (10:00), and why becoming a father shrinks your cerebrum (18:05).

Opinion: Will Trump Run In 2024, Visa-Mastercard, A New British Prime Minister

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, will Donald Trump run again? Also, the future of the Visa-Mastercard payments duopoly (9:35) and, what kind of prime minister will Britain get? (21:45).

Opinion: Ukrainians Who Fled To Russia, Notions Of The Sun, Economic Magic

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, what happened to the Ukrainians who fled to Russia, how the sun is both our creator and destroyer (27:56), and how magicians won the attention economy (34:32).