Tag Archives: Queen Elizabeth II Death

Opinion: Why Monarchy In Britain Matters, Putin War Failures, China Land Crisis

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, why the British monarchy matters, Vladimir Putin’s war is failing (10:31), and China’s property crisis hasn’t gone away (17:59). 

Previews: The Economist Magazine – Sept 17, 2022

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Why the monarchy matters

The monarchy is an anachronism, yet it thrived under Elizabeth II. That holds lessons for her successor and for democracies elsewhere

Opinion: Death Of Queen Ends Era, Bolsonaro’s Threat, EU Energy Crisis

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the death of Elizabeth II marks the end of an era. Also, why Jair Bolsonaro poses a threat to Brazilian democracy (11:15), and Europe’s energy market in crisis (19:12). 

Stories: Queen Elizabeth II Mourned, Russia’s Energy Disruptions, DOJ Appeals

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving British monarch, dies at 96. EU ministers meet in Brussels to discuss Russia’s energy disruptions. And the DOJ appeals the special master review of documents seized by the FBI.