The Economist: Editor's Picks
By The Economist
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||CleanThe Economist - Editor's picks - June 16th-22nd 2018||A must-read selection of articles from this week's issue of The Economist, straight from the desk of Zanny Minton Beddoes||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritain is heading for a soft Brexit||In Britain we try to make sense of yet another week of Brexit chaos. Amid the resignations, rebellions and recriminations, a simple truth is beginning to emerge. A “hard” Brexit—free of the clutches of European judges, trade policy and migration r||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDealing with North Korea, Trump puts showmanship first||After a news-packed week, we have three covers. In Asia and the Americas we assess the “historic” meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Talk is much better than belligerence, but North Korea has a long history of deceit. If this we||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLessons from the rise of strongmen in weak states||In continental Europe we look at how democracy suffers under strongmen like Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who will face Turkey’s voters on June 24th after having locked up or purged more than 200,000 people over the past few years for political reasons. Aroun||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCanaries in the coal mine||If you look at the headlines, populism and protectionism seem to be weirdly good for global business. Since 2015 the profits of the world’s 3,000 biggest listed firms have risen by 44% in dollar terms. Yet, as the world's trade system fractures, m...||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLight in the darkness||Shadow banking in China is vast. Estimates of its assets range from $7.8trn to $14trn. But, in the past year, its progress has suddenly been stopped because officials close to President Xi Jinping think that financial risk threatens stability. Where d||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlant-reinforced concrete||How carrot-power can make buildings stronger||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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Amazing! You guys could sell the complete áudio edition through iTunes lime hot cakes!
Just went from amazing to terrible
The Economist has once again made another terrible decision in splitting up each article from their weekly update into separate podcast episodes. This podcast should be one weekly podcast download so that people who subscribe do not miss podcasts or be forced to manually go back and download all of the separate episodes and then manually delete those episodes. This only adds extra time to the process that I don't have.
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