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Tasting menu from Economist Radio

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A selection of the tastiest morsels from The Economist's print edition, offering a pithy selection of our articles, audio and readers' feedback. Published every Monday on Economist Radio.

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A selection of the tastiest morsels from The Economist's print edition, offering a pithy selection of our articles, audio and readers' feedback. Published every Monday on Economist Radio.

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Tasting menu from Economist Radio

Latest release on Mar 25, 2019

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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the March 23rd 2019 edition

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To understand the future of Silicon Valley, look across the Atlantic, where the European Union is pioneering a new way of controlling big tech. Plus, the hackers perfecting the art of getting free stuff, and why civilisations create the gods that suit their needs. Josie Delap hosts. 


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Mar 25 2019

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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the March 16th 2019 edition

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After Theresa May’s deal was decisively rejected for a second time, Brexit will almost certainly be delayed. It is time for Parliament to seize the initiative. Plus, how sharing a plate of food could help international diplomacy. And, the world wide web has turned 30—what does its future hold? Lane Greene hosts

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Mar 18 2019

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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the March 9th 2019 edition

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A new “scramble for Africa” is taking place. This time Africans themselves stand to benefit the most. Also, a dispatch from the frozen Antarctic, and what the samba-dancers of Rio de Janeiro reveal about Brazil’s neglected history – and its present. Christopher Lockwood hosts

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Mar 11 2019

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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the March 2nd 2019 edition

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India’s prime minister Narendra Modi may be hoping brinkmanship against Pakistan will fire up voters ahead of April’s elections. Both countries must stop playing with fire. Plus a tour of the neglected treasures of ancient Peru—and is there such a thing as a perfect guide to the English language? Anne McElvoy hosts

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Mar 04 2019

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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the February 23rd 2019 edition

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The Chinese economic model of steroidal state capitalism is facing a global backlash and offering diminishing returns. Can President Xi be persuaded to reform? Plus, how gumbo tells the story of the American South and why a good astronaut needs a sense of humour. Lane Greene hosts

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Feb 25 2019

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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the February 16th 2019 edition

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After three decades in the wilderness, socialism is back. Millennial socialists offer a sharp critique of what has gone wrong in Western societies—are they right? Also, why atomic clocks, like wine, get better with age and government-sanctioned science fiction hits big screens in China. Anne McElvoy hosts

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Feb 18 2019

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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the February 9th 2019 edition

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Despite wildfires and polar freezes, energy firms are planning to increase fossil fuel production. The climate consequences could be grave. Also, the challenge of putting the morals back into McDonald’s. And the next express beauty trend – botox-to-go. Anne McElvoy hosts

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Feb 11 2019

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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the February 2nd 2019 edition

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The world’s democracies are right to seek change in Venezuela. The question is how. Plus, why Christian pilgrims are flocking to Abu Dhabi, the joy of missing out, and who really was Wild Bill Hickok? Anne McElvoy hosts

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Feb 04 2019

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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the January 26th 2019 edition

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The global flow of money and goods is stagnating. The world needs to prepare for a new era of “slowbalisation”. Plus, why more people are braving the bullring in America. And we introduce “The Intelligence”, a new daily current-affairs podcast from Economist Radio.

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Jan 28 2019

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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the January 19th 2019 edition

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This week's cover story analyses Britain's Brexit mess and argues the case for a second referendum as the only way out of it. Also, why modern work is so miserable and a night ride with the rebel bikers of Yangon. Anne McElvoy hosts

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Jan 21 2019

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