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The Economist Radio (All audio)

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Secret history is awesome

By thethriller - Nov 14 2018
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Really great insights. Full of relevance to today’s big issues. Thanks!

Merkel

By Derivatives Trader - Nov 03 2018
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Fantastic piece on Angela Merkel - very smart interviews, knowledgeable guests

iTunes Ratings

1011 Ratings
Average Ratings
674
157
68
47
65

Secret history is awesome

By thethriller - Nov 14 2018
Read more

Really great insights. Full of relevance to today’s big issues. Thanks!

Merkel

By Derivatives Trader - Nov 03 2018
Read more

Fantastic piece on Angela Merkel - very smart interviews, knowledgeable guests

Top 10 Episode of The Economist Radio (All audio)

Rank #1: Money talks: China jitters

Oct 23 2018
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Is China’s slowing economic growth a cause for concern and will the market jitters spread? Amazon moves into digital advertising in a big way. And, our very own super-hero Captain Sensible takes us on a tour of effective economic policies. Rachana Shanbhogue hosts. Music: Super Hero by TeknoAXE (CC x 4.0)

Rank #2: The Secret History of the Future: Human Insecurity

Oct 03 2018
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The French telegraph system was hacked in 1834 by a pair of thieves who stole financial market information — effectively conducting the world’s first cyber attack. What does the incident teach us about network vulnerabilities, human weakness, and modern-day security? Guests include: Bruce Schneier, famed hacker.

Rank #3: The Economist asks: Can America remain the world's biggest economic power?

Oct 18 2018
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Alan Greenspan,  former chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, and The Economist’s Adrian Wooldridge discuss  America's rise to global economic prominence and its future outlook. Also, what caused the 2008 financial crash, can another bust be avoided —  and the challenge posed by China. Anne McElvoy hosts.

Rank #4: The Economist asks: David Sedaris

Aug 02 2018
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The humourist talks to Anne McElvoy, our senior editor, about making people laugh, overhearing conversations and when can he look back at sad or embarrassing experiences with humour? Also, why he wanted to feed his tumour to a turtle and is there a funny gene in families? And, he reveals all about his sequin culottes.

Rank #5: The Economist asks: Is Russia waging war on the West?

Mar 15 2018
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Anne McElvoy, our Senior Editor, asks Sir Francis Richards, former head of GCHQ, and Arkady Ostrovsky, our Russia Editor, if the diplomatic clash sparked by the Skripal case will escalate — and what has changed since the Cold War.

Rank #6: The Secret History of the Future: The Box That AI Lives In

Sep 05 2018
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In the 18th-century, a device called the Mechanical Turk convinced Europeans that a robot could play winning chess. But there was a trick. It’s a trick that companies like Amazon, Google, and Facebook still pull on us today. Guests include: Jaron Lanier, futurist. Luis von Ahn, founder of CAPTCHA and Duolingo.

Rank #7: The Secret History of the Future: The Fault in Our Cars

Sep 26 2018
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The first pedestrian killed by a car in the western hemisphere was on New York’s Upper West Side in 1899. One newspaper warned that “the automobile has tasted blood.” Today, driverless cars present their own mix of technological promise and potential danger. Can the reaction to that 1899 pedestrian tragedy help us navigate current arguments about safety, blame, commerce, and public space? Guests include: Missy Cummings, Navy fighter pilot and head of the Duke Humans and Autonomy Lab.

Rank #8: The Economist asks: Jordan Peterson

May 24 2018
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We ask the author of '12 Rules for life' what is wrong with modern liberalism.  And he discusses #MeToo, whether people should date their co-workers - and who is the feminist he most admires? Music by Chris Zabriskie “Divider” (CC by 4.0 UK)

Rank #9: The week ahead: The black hole of coal

Aug 03 2018
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India struggles to move away from fossil fuels towards renewables. And is there cause for optimism in Eritrea, Africa’s North Korea? Also, selling marijuana soon becomes legal in Canada. How will it change the country's high streets? Simon Long hosts

Rank #10: Money talks: Sky’s the limit

Sep 25 2018
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The impact on the media industry of Comcast’s blowout bid for Sky. What has changed in the corporate world in the wake of the #MeToo movement? And the annoying CEO habits you might not want to emulate. Andrew Palmer hosts