Tag Archives: Political Podcasts

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).

Analysis: The ‘Bossy State’, Boris Johnson’s ‘Party’ Issues, U.S.-China Politics

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, beware the bossy stateBritain’s party-animal prime minister (11:45) and, why America and China are one military accident away from disaster (18:00)

Politics: The New Normal Has Arrived, Metaverse Lords, Future Of Europe

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the Christmas double issue of The Economist. This week: has the new normal already arrived? Plus, meet the lords of the metaverse (10:10) and, a century apart, two men with very different dreams contend for Europe’s future (17:50).

Politics: How America Counters China, Merkel Exits Germany, Nigeria

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the mess Merkel leaves behind, America gets serious about countering China (11:01) and Nigerian megachurches practise the prosperity they preach (17:36).

Political Analysis: How To Stop Ransomware, U.S. -Russia & Working At Home

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: how to stop the ransomware pandemic, America and Russia return to traditional great-power diplomacy (10:15) and picking the best days to work from home (19:20).

Morning News Podcast: Extended Voting Deadline Allowed, Hurricane Zeta

Supreme Court declines to disturb ballot deadlines in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in southeastern Louisiana, and Colorado firefighters battling wildfire leave apology note after cutting fence to save home.