Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download and subscribe to Special Relationship, from The Economist and Mic by The Economist and Mic, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download

Special Relationship, from The Economist and Mic

By The Economist and Mic

To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts.


Special Relationship is a podcast collaboration that examines the US presidential election from the characteristic perspectives of two leading news organizations. Hosted by The Economist’s John Prideaux and Mic’s Celeste Katz, Special Relationship grapples with the major themes and issues in a campaign that has been anything but predictable. Each episode is a conversation, fusing deep dives into specific themes with broader perspectives provided by global and historical comparisons from both sides of the pond. It’s a unique transatlantic partnership between two distinctive voices. It’s a special relationship.

Customer Reviews

can’t wait for more!

really excited for this podcast as someone who love to read both mic and the economist. great mashup for a unique perspective and don’t think there’s enough on what people outside the u.s. think about the craziness of 2016.

Fresh perspective

Great way to get unique global perspective on the US elections from reporters stationed all over the world.

Fascinating! Looking forward to more.

Super interesting! Loved the interviews with voters. Can't wait for episode 2!