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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
Stockmarket v economy: the impact of Covid-19 | The Economist
Stockmarket v economy: the impact of Covid-19 | The Economist

American stockmarkets have enjoyed a record-breaking streak, even though the country’s economy faces the deepest recession in living memory. Why is stockmarket performance so seemingly cut off from cu...

Published: 07/24/2020
China v America: who is in charge? | The Economist
China v America: who is in charge? | The Economist

Global leadership has been missing during the covid-19 pandemic. While President Trump has been pulling America out of global organisations like the WHO, China is seeking to increase its international...

Published: 07/17/2020
Covid-19: why travel will never be the same | The Economist
Covid-19: why travel will never be the same | The Economist

Covid-19 has devastated global travel and—as the industry recovers from the effects of the pandemic—tourism will be increasingly localised and complicated. This won’t just affect foreign holidays; it ...

Published: 07/10/2020
Covid-19: what will happen to the global economy? | The Economist
Covid-19: what will happen to the global economy? | The Economist

The covid-19 pandemic has caused economic chaos and uncertainty. Zanny Minton Beddoes, our editor-in-chief, and Edward Carr, our deputy editor, answer your questions about the global economy Further ...

Published: 07/03/2020
How to fix the United Nations | The Economist Podcasts
How to fix the United Nations | The Economist Podcasts

As the United Nations turns 75 years old, the world order it established has never been under greater strain. On “The Economist Asks” podcast, Antonio Guterres, the UN secretary-general, explains how—...

Published: 06/26/2020
Covid-19: is working from home really the new normal? | The Economist
Covid-19: is working from home really the new normal? | The Economist

The covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a shift towards remote working. This could affect not just people’s working lives, but the shape of cities, gender equality and even how we measure time. Read mor...

Published: 06/25/2020
Covid-19: what you need to know about the second wave | The Economist
Covid-19: what you need to know about the second wave | The Economist

The world now faces the threat of a second wave of coronavirus outbreaks. Zanny Minton Beddoes, The Economist’s editor-in-chief, and Slavea Chankova, our health-care correspondent, answer your questio...

Published: 06/24/2020
The carbon cycle is key to understanding climate change | The Economist
The carbon cycle is key to understanding climate change | The Economist

Until a few hundred years ago there was a perfect balance of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere. Human activity has disrupted that balance. What can be done to restore it? Find our school brief...

Published: 06/19/2020
How to fix America's police | The Economist
How to fix America's police | The Economist

For young black men in America, being killed by police is now the sixth-leading cause of death. Why do American police kill so many people and why is it so hard to stop it? Read more here: https://eco...

Published: 06/13/2020
$1bn to save the ocean | The Economist
$1bn to save the ocean | The Economist

We asked Sir David Attenborough and four other leading thinkers on ocean conservation how they would invest $1bn to protect the ocean. Some of their answers may surprise you. https://www.woi.economist...

Published: 06/08/2020
Covid-19: what’s really going on in Russia? | The Economist
Covid-19: what’s really going on in Russia? | The Economist

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has covid-19 “under total control”, but whistleblowers say the official figures are fabricated. As well as leading to many more deaths, this could dent Mr Putin’s populari...

Published: 06/05/2020
How scientists calculate climate change | The Economist
How scientists calculate climate change | The Economist

Climate activists talk a lot about following “the science” around climate change. What actually is the science and how is it calculated? Read more here: https://econ.st/3ci07Qy Find our school briefi...

Published: 05/29/2020
Covid-19: why the economy could fare worse than you think | The Economist
Covid-19: why the economy could fare worse than you think | The Economist

Three months after lockdown was relaxed in China, its economy is now running at around 90% of normal levels. Although 90% may sound fine, for many it could be catastrophic. Read more here: https://eco...

Published: 05/27/2020
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