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How Biden can be a global leader | The Economist
How Biden can be a global leader | The Economist

Joe Biden's greatest challenge will be to repair America's reputation—currently the lowest it's been for two decades. How can the new president re-boot America's global leadership? Find our latest co...

Published: 01/19/2021
How can business survive climate change? | The Economist
How can business survive climate change? | The Economist

Climate change is about to upend the corporate world through weather-related disasters, regulation and lawsuits. Can businesses react and adapt in time? Read more here: https://econ.st/3slTXIE Read T...

Published: 01/13/2021
Inflation: could covid-19 cause prices to rise? | The Economist
Inflation: could covid-19 cause prices to rise? | The Economist

In the past two decades inflation has puzzled economists by remaining low in good times and bad. Could the pandemic cause it to rise? Sign up to The Economist’s daily newsletter to keep up to date wi...

Published: 01/08/2021
Bill Gates: How to fund the green revolution | The Economist
Bill Gates: How to fund the green revolution | The Economist

Bill Gates outlines his vision for a global green revolution. He tells Zanny Minton Beddoes, our editor-in-chief, how renewable energy is merely the first step in combatting climate change. 00:00 - H...

Published: 01/01/2021
Misty Copeland: why ballet has so few black dancers | The Economist Podcast
Misty Copeland: why ballet has so few black dancers | The Economist Podcast

Misty Copeland made history by becoming the first black female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. She talks to The Economist about the lack of diversity in ballet. 00:00 - Misty Copeland: s...

Published: 12/28/2020
The World in 2021: five stories to watch out for | The Economist
The World in 2021: five stories to watch out for | The Economist

The World in 2021 will start to look beyond covid-19: to the launch of an asteroid-smashing space probe, the next step in the fight against climate change and China’s supremacy at the box office. Here...

Published: 12/23/2020
Malaria: history's deadliest pandemic | The Economist
Malaria: history's deadliest pandemic | The Economist

The covid-19 pandemic may have derailed the world in 2020, but a far deadlier disease has shaped human history for thousands of years. Malaria defeated armies, fuelled the slave trade and jump-started...

Published: 12/17/2020
How to restore trust in politics | The Economist
How to restore trust in politics | The Economist

In America, Britain and other Western countries, voters have lost trust in politics. Is the answer to reboot an ancient idea? Read more here: https://econ.st/3ov9kvo Sign up to our weekly newsletter:...

Published: 12/09/2020
Life after Trump: what’s the future of the Republican Party? | The Economist
Life after Trump: what’s the future of the Republican Party? | The Economist

Donald Trump has finally accepted that a presidential transition from his administration to Joe Biden’s should begin. We answer your questions on what the Republican Party could look like in a post-Tr...

Published: 12/04/2020
Care after covid: the future of elderly health-care | The Economist
Care after covid: the future of elderly health-care | The Economist

Across the rich world around half of covid-19 deaths have been in care homes. Countries need to radically rethink how they care for their elderly—and some innovative solutions are on offer. Find The ...

Published: 11/27/2020
Covid-19: why vaccine mistrust is growing | The Economist
Covid-19: why vaccine mistrust is growing | The Economist

A vaccine for covid-19 could be rolled out before the end of the year. But a worrying rise in mistrust of vaccines threatens its effectiveness. Now & Next is a series from The Economist Films: https:/...

Published: 11/18/2020
Joe Biden wins: what next for America?
Joe Biden wins: what next for America?

Joe Biden has won the race to become America’s next president. Our experts answer your questions on potential court battles, a divided country and the future of America. Further content: Find The Ec...

Published: 11/08/2020
Election 2020: What has President Trump done to America? | The Economist
Election 2020: What has President Trump done to America? | The Economist

In the 2020 election, President Donald Trump will be judged on his handling of the covid-19 pandemic. But what else will be his legacy if he loses? Further content: Find The Economist’s coverage of ...

Published: 10/31/2020
Covid-19: how to fix the economy | The Economist
Covid-19: how to fix the economy | The Economist

Governments will have to deal with the economic fallout from the pandemic for decades to come. If they get their response wrong, countries risk economic stagnation and political division. Read more he...

Published: 10/23/2020
Election 2020: what the data tell us | The Economist
Election 2020: what the data tell us | The Economist

The presidential election has been transformed by data. From key swing states and early voting to voter suppression and possible election-night chaos, Elliott Morris, our data journalist and election ...

Published: 10/16/2020
Can deep-sea mining help the environment? | The Economist
Can deep-sea mining help the environment? | The Economist

Mining companies and governments will soon be allowed to extract minerals from the deep-ocean floor. These rare metals are vital for a more environmentally sustainable future on land, but at what cost...

Published: 10/14/2020
Election 2020: can the Democrats win the Senate? | The Economist
Election 2020: can the Democrats win the Senate? | The Economist

In the US 2020 election the battle to control of the Senate is almost as important as the race for the White House, because control of Congress can make or break a presidency. The Economist has create...

Published: 10/09/2020
How to tackle corruption | The Economist
How to tackle corruption | The Economist

Corruption costs the world nearly $3trn a year. Here are some of the innovative ways in which communities, companies and countries are tackling it. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube...

Published: 10/05/2020
Will covid kill globalisation? | The Economist
Will covid kill globalisation? | The Economist

Covid-19 has been the third major disruption to globalisation within the past twelve years. The pandemic will not kill globalisation off, but it will deepen the cracks. Read more here: https://econ.st...

Published: 09/30/2020
America’s pandemic election: what could go wrong? | The Economist
America’s pandemic election: what could go wrong? | The Economist

America’s 2020 presidential election will be a contest like no other. From the effects of mass mail-in voting to the threat of disinformation and delayed results—how ugly could it get? Sign up to our ...

Published: 09/25/2020
Putin, the poisoning and Belarus: what's really going on? | The Economist
Putin, the poisoning and Belarus: what's really going on? | The Economist

Vladimir Putin has been rattled by protests in Belarus and Russia’s far east—and stands accused of poisoning Alexei Navalny, his only real political rival at home. What does Putin really fear? Furthe...

Published: 09/18/2020
David Attenborough talks about his new Netflix film | The Economist Podcast
David Attenborough talks about his new Netflix film | The Economist Podcast

Sir David Attenborough is about about to release his latest film—on Netflix. The 93-year old tells Economist Radio's Anne McElvoy about “A Life On Our Planet”, as well as offering his opinions on Pres...

Published: 09/16/2020
Netflix CEO: why you shouldn't try to please your boss | The Economist Podcast
Netflix CEO: why you shouldn't try to please your boss | The Economist Podcast

With 193m subscribers worldwide, Netflix has revolutionised the TV and film industry. Reed Hastings, the firm’s CEO, tells The Economist Asks podcast that its success is built on the radical managemen...

Published: 09/11/2020
The Economist Essentials: Public Debt | The Economist
The Economist Essentials: Public Debt | The Economist

The covid-19 pandemic is set to increase public debt to levels last seen after the second world war. But is rising public debt a cause for concern? New economic thinking suggests perhaps not, at least...

Published: 09/08/2020
China v America: why universities are on the front line | The Economist
China v America: why universities are on the front line | The Economist

The covid-19 pandemic could cause a massive drop in the number of Chinese students travelling abroad. That would be disastrous for many Western universities—but for the Chinese government, it is a geo...

Published: 09/04/2020
America’s stimulus package: is it working? | The Economist
America’s stimulus package: is it working? | The Economist

America has spent trillions of dollars on stimulus packages to prop up its economy in the face of the covid-19 pandemic. But is it working—and what will the long-term effects be? Our experts answer yo...

Published: 08/27/2020
Covid-19: Bill Gates predicts the end of the pandemic | The Economist
Covid-19: Bill Gates predicts the end of the pandemic | The Economist

Bill Gates had long warned of the risk that a new virus would go global. Now he explains to Zanny Minton Beddoes, our editor-in-chief, how—and when—the covid-19 pandemic is likely to end. To find out...

Published: 08/19/2020
Covid-19: How to vaccinate the world | The Economist
Covid-19: How to vaccinate the world | The Economist

Around $10bn is being spent on finding a vaccine for coronavirus—it’s not nearly enough. And even when a covid-19 vaccine is found how should it be distributed fairly? Our experts answer your question...

Published: 08/14/2020
Election 2020: what a Biden victory could mean for America | The Economist
Election 2020: what a Biden victory could mean for America | The Economist

Joe Biden currently stands a good chance of winning the presidency. He is a lifelong centrist, but could turn out to be the most ambitious Democratic president in generations. Read more here: https://...

Published: 08/07/2020
Olympic champion Edwin Moses on covid-19, race and trans athletes | The Economist Podcasts
Olympic champion Edwin Moses on covid-19, race and trans athletes | The Economist Podcasts

The coronavirus pandemic has derailed the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but that’s not the only problem facing world sport. The Economist Asks podcast spoke to Edwin Moses, former hurdling gold medalist, about...

Published: 07/31/2020
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