Tag Archives: World News

World News: Rise Of E-Money, Spain’s Indignados Protests & Dostoevsky

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the rise of e-moneyten years after Spain’s indignados protests (10:03) and “the brothers Karamazov” on stage (17:36).

World News: Taiwan’s Dangerous Situation, Post-Covid Syndrome

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Taiwan: the most dangerous place on earthpost-covid syndrome (09:00) and Buttonwood: private-credit markets (28:55)

News Analysis: Putin’s Next Move, India’s Pandemic & The Rise Of Robot Critics

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Putin’s next movethe pandemic in India (10:20) and the rise of the robot critic (18:35).

Politics: Untied Kingdom, Political CEO’s, Myanmar’s Failing State (Podcast)

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, from United Kingdom to Untied Kingdomcorporations and democracy in America (09:00) and Myanmar: Asia’s next failed state (17:10).

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).

Morning News Podcast: U.N. Coronavirus Report, China-Iran Agreement

We discuss the UN’s report into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic and hear about a new comprehensive agreement signed between Beijing and Tehran.

Plus: we head to Iceland as the countdown to Eurovision begins.

World News: Science After Covid, Rwanda & VW Chases Tesla (Podcast)

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: science after the pandemic, Rwanda: paragon or prison? (9:10) And Herbie goes electric (33:55)