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Delivered before breakfast, The Economist Morning Briefing tells you what’s on the global agenda in the coming day, what to look out for in business, finance and politics and, most importantly, what to make of it. Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions, including the full Economist Morning Briefing: https://www.economist.com/briefingoffer Digital subscribers to The Economist should log in at https://briefing.economist.com for access to the full ...
 
The Economist unlocks American politics, tackling a new theme each week and digging into the data, ideas, and history shaping the country at this dramatic moment. John Prideaux, The Economist's US editor, hosts with Charlotte Howard, New York bureau chief, and Washington correspondent Jon Fasman. Correspondents from across the US and the rest of the world plus expert guests - politicians, pollsters, professors - join the in-depth reporting and discussion every Friday.
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective” and “The Undercover Economist”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
 
The Economist unlocks the science, data and politics behind the most ambitious inoculation programme the world has ever seen. Alok Jha, The Economist’s science correspondent, hosts with Natasha Loder, our health-policy editor. Each week our reporters and data journalists join them in conversation, along with scientists around the world. They inject the perfect dose of insight and analysis into the global effort to escape the pandemic.
 
Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.
 
Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
For over 175 years, The Economist has provided fair, rigorous, and mind-stretching analysis for a globally curious audience. This podcast, from The Economist Intelligence Unit, builds on that legacy by providing perspectives for industry and management to understand how the world is changing, and how that creates opportunities to be seized, and risks to be managed. Each episode will draw on the expertise of our editors, and other thought leaders to examine insights from our global programmes ...
 
Think Like an Economist and you’ll see the world more clearly, empowering you to make better decisions at work, at home, and in your community. Leading economists Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers will take you on a joyous romp through their field as they introduce you to the big ideas in economics, and show how you can apply them to live in your own life. Their signature approach reveals that every decision is an economic decision and this podcast uncovers the economic forces that shape t ...
 
Since the late 19th century, politics and economics have been split from each other, pretended and positioned as separate and unassuming forces. This could not be further from the truth. Before the dawn of Adam Smith, the grandfather of modern day economics, there was but one holistic concept, the Political Economy. Come join Max and Jorrel, modern day Political Economists, as they do their best to converse and discuss political theory, history, economics, and more in the lenses of contempor ...
 
Do you consider economics to be boring and overly complex? This podcast will change your mind. Tune in to grasp complex economic theory, problems and events in a digestible way so you can keep informed and empower yourself with the tools to engage in intellectual debate. If you're looking to boost your general knowledge of world-wide economic events and understand how changes in markets and government policies affect your well-being, this is the place to start. Follow and contact me on Insta ...
 
We are a "deep dive" news podcast, for Americans who get their news from the Internet. Our mission is to give the listener succinct, fact based analysis both non-ideological and independent from a California, Silicon Valley perspective. Your host Jim Herlihy is a published author: his novel “Deceit and Dirty Money” is available on line. He served as President of the SF Public Library Commission 1992 - 1996. While working in Latin America, he was a stringer for The Economist, The Times and th ...
 
New Foundations is new podcast from The Economist Intelligence Unit, supported by Pictet Wealth Management. Across eight episodes, we explore technological breakthroughs and bold ideas with the potential to bring about radical social, environmental and economic change — and look at the forces, and the actors, that will accelerate, slow down and shape that change. Disclaimer: The findings and views expressed in the podcast are for information only and are not intended as an offer or solicitat ...
 
A weekly podcast on ways to stay calm and compel others as you communicate. Along with executive communications tips and strategies, we interview intriguing individuals who've found the "Sage approach" by finding gifts, opportunities, and knowledge within trying situations. New Zealander show host, Debbi Gardiner McCullough, has written on social and business trends and struggles for the Economist, the Guardian, and Financial Times of London. She's a self-retired college professor of writing ...
 
Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media discuss the top news stories of the week. Drawing on their contacts and sources at the White House, Capitol Hill and elsewhere, our panel of journalists provide unique insights and analysis that go beyond the headlines and give listeners the "inside" story on what they see and hear in the news. Subscribe to a Podcast of the show Broadcast Schedule Issues in the News is broadcast on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. You can a ...
 
Journey into the past, and you'll discover the secret history of the future. From the world's first cyberattack in 1834, to 19th-century virtual reality, The Economist's Tom Standage and Slate's Seth Stevenson examine the historical precedents that can transform our understanding of modern technology, predicting how it might evolve and highlighting pitfalls to avoid. Discovering how people reacted to past innovations can also teach us about ourselves.
 
Peter Schiff is an economist, financial broker/dealer, author, frequent guest on national news, and host of the Peter Schiff Show Podcast. The podcast focuses on economic data analysis and unbiased coverage of financial news, both in the U.S. and global markets. As entertaining as he is informative, Peter packs decades of brilliant insight into every news item. Join the thousands of fans who have benefited from Peter’s commitment to getting the real story out to the world.
 
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Has the #MeToo movement run into trouble? The renowned philosopher and author of “Citadels of Pride: Sexual Abuse, Accountability, and Reconciliation” talks to Anne McElvoy about the moral complexities of mass-sharing experiences of sexual assault and shaming of alleged perpetrators. Also, can rules of consent keep up with behaviour? And, as a musi…
 
#84 Big Tech as Big Brother Christian Economists don’t want a Big Brother, because we have a Good Father. The Free Market Forum is a conference supported by Hillsdale College in Michigan. I have attended a few times and always learned something valuable about the interaction of Christianity and Economics. A couple years ago, there……
 
How do we measure the costs and benefits of lockdowns and how can we move forward to fully open the economy? Plus, the "statistical" value of a human life – how this measure underpins government decision making. The Economists are back on RN!Guests:Bob Gregory, Emeritus Professor, Australian National University and former board member of the Reserv…
 
How has the world's biggest technology investor Softbank ridden the wave of the pandemic? And, the surging threat of cyber-heists—the methods and menace of the new bank robbers. Also, survival of the fittest in economic theory. Simon Long hosts For full access to print, digital and audio editions, subscribe to The Economist at www.economist.com/pod…
 
Guest expert Ariana Torres, Assistant Professor in the Departments Horticulture & Landscape Architecture and Agricultural Economics from Purdue University joins us to discuss diversification, marketplaces changes she's seen during COVID and non-traditional markets that producers can sell into. Ariana's expertise draws on her experience working on h…
 
Max and Jorrel once again spice things up by starting a NEW SERIES that studies our political leaders. After learning from the political economists of the past, we put Kamala Harris to the test to see if she is a well worthy public servant. After diving into her political history, Max gives her a rating for each category: international, domestic, e…
 
Professor Frederick was a shining star in the field of Economics. An excellent teacher and a brilliant researcher. His research on developing countries was widely published, and he had been up for a Nobel Prize. And then, one day, while out in the field testing his theories on Nigerian villages and education, he disappeared. Some claimed that he ha…
 
The loss of biodiversity poses as great a risk to humanity as climate change. Catherine Brahic, The Economist’s environment editor, investigates whether technology can help to monitor, model and protect Earth’s ecosystems. Also, do conservation scientists need to employ a new approach to work better with technologists? For full access to The Econom…
 
In pride month, senior editor Naka Kondo and managing editor Michael Gold have a virtual watercooler chat about Pride and Prejudice, a research by The Economist Intelligence Unit on LGBT rights. Read the Pride and Prejudice report. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The first covid-19 vaccines came from rapid innovation. They have already saved millions of lives. What new technologies are in the pipeline? Robin Shattock’s team at Imperial College London is developing a self-amplifying RNA vaccine. Moz Siddiqui of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, describes a drone system delivering shots to remote areas. And Pamela …
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: how to stop the ransomware pandemic, America and Russia return to traditional great-power diplomacy (10:15) and picking the best days to work from home (19:20). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:…
 
The Group of 7, the US, Canada, France, Japan, UK, Germany and Italy met in Cornwall, England for three days to co-ordinate economic policies post pandemic, agree a new infrastructure investment plan and discuss the rise of China as a global economic power. But the G7 members represent less than 45% of global GDP versus over 70% in the early 1990s.…
 
The coronavirus pandemic took the world by surprise. But experts had been predicting something similar for decades. Which other threats deserve more attention—from solar flares and rogue AI to antibiotic resistance? And how has the pandemic affected efforts to prepare for them? Also, the mission to crash a space probe into an asteroid, and how it c…
 
Has the #MeToo movement run into trouble? The renowned philosopher and author of “Citadels of Pride: Sexual Abuse, Accountability, and Reconciliation” talks to Anne McElvoy about the moral complexities of mass-sharing experiences of sexual assault and shaming of alleged perpetrators. Also, can rules of consent keep up with behaviour? And, as a musi…
 
Some black actor paid two black guys to beat him up. Then he accused two rednecks of attacking him. Social media erupted with support for him and denounced all racist rednecks. Meanwhile, he refused to turn over his phone, and even when confronted with hard evidence that he’d lied, he stuck to his bullshit story. He was indicted for filing a false …
 
In this episode, Shruti and Yashica Dutt discuss India’s caste system, being Dalit and “passing” as non-Dalit, the intersection of caste and gender, reservations in the Indian educational system and much more. Dutt is an Indian writer and journalist who has written on a broad range of topics including fashion, gender, identity, culture and caste. S…
 
The court’s term is not quite over, with contentious rulings still pending. We examine the latest decisions to gauge how its new conservative justices have affected its ideological bent. As a former Mauritanian president heads to jail we examine the country’s efforts to tackle corruption and bridge deep societal divides. And the long philosophical …
 
The court’s term is not quite over, with contentious rulings still pending. We examine the latest decisions to gauge how its new conservative justices have affected its ideological bent. As a former Mauritanian president heads to jail we examine the country’s efforts to tackle corruption and bridge deep societal divides. And the long philosophical …
 
How has the world's biggest technology investor Softbank ridden the wave of the pandemic? And, the surging threat of cyber-heists—the methods and menace of the new bank robbers. Also, survival of the fittest in economic theory. Simon Long hosts For full access to print, digital and audio editions, subscribe to The Economist at www.economist.com/pod…
 
An admission that the country’s food situation is “tense” is a rare glimpse into the compounding effects of pandemic policies and crop failures. Adherents of wild conspiracy theories in America tend to be white, and often evangelical. But Hispanic Americans are getting conspiracy-curious too. And the moonshine that’s made from an Indian flower with…
 
An admission that the country’s food situation is “tense” is a rare glimpse into the compounding effects of pandemic policies and crop failures. Adherents of wild conspiracy theories in America tend to be white, and often evangelical. But Hispanic Americans are getting conspiracy-curious too. And the moonshine that’s made from an Indian flower with…
 
The loss of biodiversity poses as great a risk to humanity as climate change. Catherine Brahic, The Economist’s environment editor, investigates whether technology can help to monitor, model and protect Earth’s ecosystems. Also, do conservation scientists need to employ a new approach to work better with technologists? For full access to The Econom…
 
Markets begin to comprehend the Fed’s powerless against inflation. Oil prices may put the nail in the coffin of transitory inflation. Crypto traders unload their Bitcoin on Microstrategy.Microstrategy’s diamond hands are made of glass. Barry Silbert hesitates on buying GBTC shares. Tesla’s Bitcoin gamble enters into the red. Government creating mor…
 
The merest mention of future interest-rate rises from America’s central bank sent markets into a tizzy. We consider the merits and the effects of signalling early and often. Europe’s drug use dipped when the pandemic began, but soon rebounded; we examine the rising potency of the continent’s drugs and drug syndicates. And data reveal what makes wor…
 
The merest mention of future interest-rate rises from America’s central bank sent markets into a tizzy. We consider the merits and the effects of signalling early and often. Europe’s drug use dipped when the pandemic began, but soon rebounded; we examine the rising potency of the continent’s drugs and drug syndicates. And data reveal what makes wor…
 
Let’s end the debate: It’s not proper to use pronouns with God. God doesn’t have a gender. And the pronoun “it” doesn’t sound respectful. We’re not sure if God is a single being or multiple entities, so “they” might apply, but we can’t be completely certain. All we know is that God is here. Standing in the middle of our town. Fifty feet tall, surro…
 
Today, June 21, 2021, is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, In celebration of this important day, I'm joined by Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse, a Cree and Mohawk woman, who is running to be the first female indigenous leader of the Assembly of First Nations. Jodi shares her vision and hopes for Canada, for both indigenous and non-indigenous people…
 
The first covid-19 vaccines came from rapid innovation. They have already saved millions of lives. What new technologies are in the pipeline? Robin Shattock’s team at Imperial College London is developing a self-amplifying RNA vaccine. Moz Siddiqui of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, describes a drone system delivering shots to remote areas. And Pamela …
 
What does it take for an idea to change the world? This new monthly series examines how innovation really works. The lithium-ion battery is the most important factor in the recent rise of the electric car and also powers everything from toothbrushes to smartphones to lawnmowers. We talk to the Nobel prize-winning scientists, the co-founder of Tesla…
 
The northern region of Tigray, consumed by war and facing famine, will not vote today. It is all a far cry from what Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed once promised. Italy has piles of cash and a new ministry to guide it through a green revolution; we examine its plans and its challenges. And a rare conservation success off Australia’s coast. For full acce…
 
The northern region of Tigray, consumed by war and facing famine, will not vote today. It is all a far cry from what Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed once promised. Italy has piles of cash and a new ministry to guide it through a green revolution; we examine its plans and its challenges. And a rare conservation success off Australia’s coast. For full acce…
 
Ted still fills the food bowl. Dumps it out in the morning, cleans it out, and puts in fresh food again. Same with the water bowl. And he sifts the litter box every afternoon and changes the litter every week. Vacuums the carpet every few days, and runs a lint-roller over all of the furniture. It’s been five years since he lost his cat. He hasn’t h…
 
This week we hear from Jasper Wang, VP of Revenue & Operations for Defector Media. Defector was formed after a mass staff exodus from former GO Media property Deadspin after an internal dispute about who knew its audience best. Defector is now an employee-owned and operated news site that has introduced measures specifically to ensure its staff hav…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: how to stop the ransomware pandemic, America and Russia return to traditional great-power diplomacy (10:15) and picking the best days to work from home (19:20). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:…
 
Lizzie Richard Tom Norval Joe Serendipidy Duane Justin Tura Planet Z RICHARD Road trip It was going to be the road trip to end them all: Terry in the driving seat, me riding shotgun, and the two girls in the back. Open top convertible, open road and open to any opportunities that came our way. Day two saw us pulled over on the side of the road, smo…
 
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