The Economist Radio (All audio)

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The Economist was founded in 1843 "to throw white light on the subjects within its range". For more from The Economist visit http://shop.economist.com/collections/audio

Episodes

  • Tasting menu: October 2nd 2015 edition

    Tasting menu: October 2nd 2015 edition

    02/10/2015 Duration: 10min

    This week: North Korea’s ruling party turns 70, Swaziland’s king goes on a lavish spending spree and a philosophical baseball player lays down his bat  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Opportunity and curiosity

    Babbage: Opportunity and curiosity

    30/09/2015 Duration: 11min

    Countries pledge to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the UN climate summit in Paris and NASA discovers water on Mars reigniting hopes for life on the red planet  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: The business of skin

    Money talks: The business of skin

    29/09/2015 Duration: 08min

    From newspapers to music, the media world has been upended by the internet. Porn is no exception. How has the industry survived amid an endless torrent of free adult content?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting menu: September 25th 2015 edition

    Tasting menu: September 25th 2015 edition

    25/09/2015 Duration: 12min

    This week: Volkswagen makes a shocking confession, Generation XXX and Picasso's dazzling sculptures  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Economist asks: Lord Browne

    The Economist asks: Lord Browne

    24/09/2015 Duration: 14min

    The former CEO of BP says great businesses should develop connections with society, but the difficulty of doing so means few manage it  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Zoning drones

    Babbage: Zoning drones

    23/09/2015 Duration: 12min

    The rise in drone hobbyism raises questions about how best to control the skies, and scientists hope to catch sight of Einstein's gravitational wave  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: Noxious business

    Money talks: Noxious business

    22/09/2015 Duration: 14min

    Volkswagen confessed to cheating on emissions tests in America in the latest corporate blow-up. How do firms deal with costly disasters both accidental and self-induced?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Putins Russia: TV, the nuclear button

    Putin's Russia: TV, the nuclear button

    21/09/2015 Duration: 10min

    Arkady Ostrovsky, The Economist's Russia and East European editor, on how oligarchs, ideologues and television rebuilt Russia  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting menu: September 18th 2015 edition

    Tasting menu: September 18th 2015 edition

    18/09/2015 Duration: 09min

    This week: speed-dating birds, successful slum clinics and the economics of deception  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Economist asks: Brexit, part III

    The Economist asks: Brexit, part III

    17/09/2015 Duration: 16min

    Britons have long had a selective relationship with the grand European project. In the final episode of the series, we ask whether it might be about to lead to a final Brexit  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Hybrid fliers

    Babbage: Hybrid fliers

    16/09/2015 Duration: 13min

    The hybrid and electric plane industry takes off and advanced artificial intelligence is used to diagnose disease  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: Far-out and far left

    Money talks: Far-out and far left

    15/09/2015 Duration: 13min

    Britain's Labour party has a new leader and possibly a new, radical economic agenda, Africa's farms aren't growing and the upside to tube strikes  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting menu: September 11th 2015 edition

    Tasting menu: September 11th 2015 edition

    11/09/2015 Duration: 10min

    This week: a new human ancestor, a rift in Japan's Yakuza and the enduring effects of bank heists  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Economist asks: Brexit, part two

    The Economist asks: Brexit, part two

    10/09/2015 Duration: 14min

    In the second of a three-part series, we explore Britain’s dealings with the European Union and ask if David Cameron can win his battle to renegotiate the terms of the membership  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: What lies beneath

    Babbage: What lies beneath

    09/09/2015 Duration: 10min

    Radar scans reveal an enormous site of underground stone monoliths near Stonehenge and subterranean plant seed banks could save harvests and lives in the face of climate change  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Money talks: Tumble and fall

    Money talks: Tumble and fall

    08/09/2015 Duration: 09min

    The commodities crash forces the mining and trading group behemoth, Glencore, to drastically adjust its balance sheet as global trade stalls and the copper market swoons  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Tasting menu: September 4th 2015 edition

    Tasting menu: September 4th 2015 edition

    04/09/2015 Duration: 10min

    This week: the mystery of a Nazi gold train in Poland, the history of the much heralded herring and a new weapon in the war on malaria  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Economist asks: Brexit, part one

    The Economist asks: Brexit, part one

    03/09/2015 Duration: 15min

    A referendum on Britain’s place in the European Union is likely to take place in September 2016. In the first of a three-part series, we ask assorted experts what is at stake  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Cards on the table: The Economist interviews Donald Trump

    Cards on the table: The Economist interviews Donald Trump

    03/09/2015 Duration: 40min

    Donald Trump has become the surprise Republican frontrunner early on in the 2016 US presidential cycle. His popularity – and fame – is reflected in the wide media coverage he has been enjoying. His policies, such as they are, have had less attention  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Babbage: Inspectors gadgets

    Babbage: Inspectors' gadgets

    02/09/2015 Duration: 11min

    New technology used by nuclear weapons inspectors and 3D printing buildings on Earth and in outer space  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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