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Asha Gopalkrishnan reads feature articles from The Economist, an authoritative weekly focusing on world news, international politics, economics and business news and opinion.

Current Articles From The Economist
TitlePodcast DescriptionAuthor/ReaderDuration
The Economist - Sep, 2021Poor and parched: Why Madagascar is going hungry; Roe on the ropes: Supreme Court green-lights a near total abortion ban in Texas; After the airlift; Can they build it?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:29
The Economist - Aug 7, 2021Unstablecoins: Why regulators should treat stablecoins like banks; Well-founded fears: At 70, the global convention on refugees is needed more that ever.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:24:10
The Economist - Jul 24, 2021Adapting to climate change: A 3 degree C world has no safe place. Dry and disorderly: The countries of the Middle East and north Africa are parched. Brainstorming: Research on monkeys is ethically troublingReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:08
The Economist - Jul, 2021The new fault lines on which the world economy rests; The longest war: America's war in Afghanistan is ending in crushing defeat; Get ready for queues: The mystery at the heart of NHSReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:23
The Economist - Jun 19, 2021To stop the ransomware pandemic, start with the basics; The other border surge: Many Central American Migrants are staying in Mexico; Technology has a growing role in ecosystemsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:33
The Economist - Jun, 2021The world economy: The new geopolitics of global business; China shifts from a two-child to a three-child policy; India plans to remake Lakshadweep for tourismReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:05
The Economist - May, 2021The pandemic: Ten million reasons to vaccinate the world; Stopping the cycle: Only negotiations can bring lasting peace to Israel and Palestine; In India the poor are losing jobs, going hungry an falling victum to scams.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:32
The Economist - Apr, 2021The bonds that hold England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland together are weaker than ever.; Joe Bid3en is wrong to withdraw from Agghanistan.; Predicting an uncertain worldReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:06
The Economist - Mar, 2021Covid-19 has brought together biomedical technologies that will transform human health; Preventing brain injuries could lower crime rates; Fintech-The digital payments boomReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:24:11
The Economist - Mar, 2021The world economy: Joe Biden's stimulus is a high-stakes gamble for America and the world; A terrible toll: Violence against women is a scourge on poor countriesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:34
The Economist - Feb, 2021Tech competition: The rules of the tech game are changing; Floating a trial balloon-Dusting the upper atmosphere counter climate change; Nukes of hazardReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:23
The Economist - Feb 6, 2021Global finance: The real revolution on Wall Street-High tech meets high finance; The toll on growth: The pandemic could undercut Africa's precarious progressReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:06
The Economist - Jan, 2021The outlook for America looks grim, but that could quickly change; Where everybody knows your name: Messaging services are providing a more private internetReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:20
The Economist - Jan 2, 2020Foreign policy after Bexit: Britain has lost the EU. Can it find a role? The great nakk if China: Why retailers everywhere should look to China. Evidence mounts Eritrean forces are in Ethiopia.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:21:15
The Economist - Dec 5, 2020Coal's endgame: The dirtiest fossil fuel is on the back foot; A device called Nemo will shed light on small-scale fisherfolk; India's super-rich are getting richerReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:27:48
The Economist - Nov, 2020Predictability, for a start: What the world wants from Joe Biden; Suddenly, hope: The promise of the covid-19 vaccine is immense.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:25:00
The Economist - Oct 31, 2020America's election: Why it has to be Biden; The zombification of Britain: Why Rishi got it wrong; It takes a village: Haea Abdi died on August 5thReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:23:33
The Economist - Oct 10, 2020Winners and losers: The pandemic has caused the world's economies to diverge; How Sweden hopes to prevent a second wave of Covid-19; The virus has hit President TrumpReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:05
The Economist - Sep, 2020Is it the end of the oil age?; The 90% economy, revisited: Is the world economy recovering? As Bangladeshís relations with India weaken, ties with China strengthenReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:38
The Economist - Aug 27, 2020What Putin fears: Russians and Belarusians are tired of backwards-looking autocrats; Dementia:As humanity ages the numbers of people with dementia will surgeReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:21
The Economist - Aug 13, 2020The probable true winner has fled. Belarusians are furious. Why Kamala Harris was a good choice for Joe Biden. Cambodians are bingeing on microfinance loans.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:21:30
The Economist - Aug 2, 2020Locked out: As the pandemic recedes, let migrants move again; Terminal conditions: Air travel's sudden collapse will reshape a trillion-dollar industryReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:25
The Economist - Jul 7, 2020Tackling racism: The new ideology of race; Lock, unlock, repeat: Australia‚??s second city faces a new wave of contagion; Hometruths about breadmaking: Sourdough economics: no need to kneadReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:19
The Economist - Jun 20, 2020A floating Arctic laboratory: An icebreaker called Polarstern is revealing the Arctic√ʬ?¬?s secrets; Time to rediscover statesmanship: Three future scenarios for the UNReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:24:57
The Economist - Jun 13, 2020Race and social change: The power of protest and the legacy of George Floyd; Of chainsaws and supply chains: How big beef and soya firms can stop deforestationReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:21:49
The Economist - Jun 6, 2020Police violence, race and protest in America; The invisible outbreak: Covid-19 quietly sweeps across Yemen; SpaceX is making human space travel routineReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:49
The Economist - May 16, 2020Wireless charging of electric cars looks increasingly promising; Unemployment insurance, Inefficiencies bedevil America√?¬Ę√?¬?√?¬?s response to soaring joblessness; Globalisation unwoundReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:55
The Economist - Apr 11, 2020Less globalisation, more tech: The changes covid-19 is forcing on to business; Catherine Hamlin died on March 18th-the obstetric surgeon who helped thousands of Ethiopian womenReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:10
The Economist - Mar 26, 2020$2 billion bazooka: Congress puts aside its habitual dysfunction and responds to covid-19. Spain has suffered more covid-19 deaths than any country save Italy.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:12
The Economist - Mar 12, 2020Covid-19: The politics of pandemics; Uncle Sam v the coronavirus: Covid-19 is spreading rapidly in America. The country does not look readyReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:06
The Economist - Feb, 2020The world gets ready: Covid-19 is now in 50 countries, and things will get worse- But there are proven ways to limit the damage.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:01
The Economist - Feb 22, 2020Big tech: How to make sense of the latest tech surge; Is there anybody out there?: The search for extraterrestrial intelligence moves up a gearReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:38
The Economist - Jan 16, 2020Vast sums are wasted on treatments for back pain that make it worse. Asia's hunger for sand is harmful to farming and the environment. Housing for the poor.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:24
The Economist - Jan 9, 2020How to block blazes: The lessons from Australia's fires. Other countries are vulnerable; In good taste-the museum of disgusting food provides a sick bag.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:44
The Economist - Dec 5, 2019Stormy weather: NATO marks its 70th anniversary in typically chaotic fashion. The parable of Finland: PISA results can lead policymakers astray.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:17
The Economist - Nov 28, 2019Measuring the 1%: Economists are rethinking the numbers on in equality. An academic disagreement has big real-world implications.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:16
The Economist - Nov 15, 2019Squeezing the Rich: Billionaires are only rarely policy failures. Diversity Memo: How to make your firm more diverse and inclusive.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:03
The Economist - Oct 31, 2019The message from the world's biggest and wildest IPO. The future of management education. The Grenfell inquiry blames the fire brigade.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:35
The Economist - Oct 17, 2019Nordic noir: Money-laundering scandals expose a host of weaknesses; A walk in the woods: How to make use of all of a tree; California gives teenagers more sleepReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:32
The Economist - Sep 28, 2019Quantum computing: Google claims to have demonstrated "quantum supremacy"; "The best way to eradicate poverty in America is to focus on children"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:14
The Economist - Sep 19, 2019A warming world: The climate issue, it must be tackled urgently and clear-headedly; In deep trouble: Climate change is forcing Asian cities to rethink their defencesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:51
The Economist - Sep, 2019British politics: Boris Johnson's Unconservative Party sets Britain for a dangerously polarized election. Balancing act: Part-time jobs help women stay in paid work.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:12
The Economist - Aug 8, 2019Staring into the abyss: Chinese troops must stay off the streets of Hong Kong; Mass shootings: America is the only rich country that has frequent mass shootingsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:00
The Economist - Aug, 2019Rainforests: Deathwatch for the Amazon; If it bleeds, pay heed: Ebola is a reminder of why the world should pay attention to Congo; Pfzier and Mylan create genericsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:59
The Economist - Jul 6, 2019Counter-flow: Financial links between China and America deepen, despite the trade war; What caused the shameful scenes at America's southern border?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:58
The Economist - Jun 29, 2019Can the Financial Center, London survive Brexit?; India presents America with a choice between geopolitics and trade; Adani√?¬?√?¬Ę√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?s giant Australian coal mine gets the go-aheadReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:45
The Economist - Jun, 2019People v power: The rule of law in Hong Kong; Guardians of the galaxy, content moderators do a vital job-often for a pittanceReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:22
The Economist - May, 2019Work: The rich world is enjoying an unprecedented jobs boom; The language struggles of immigrants to America; TransferWise becomes Europe's most valuable fintechReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:29
The Economist - May 18, 2019Laughing matters: The boundaries between politics and stand-up comedy are crumbling; Supremely wrong: A majority of Americans want abortion to be legal the first two trimestersReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:20
The Economist - May, 2019Banking services: Tech's raid on the banks; Netflix and pills: The antibiotic industry is broken; Agent orange: Under Narendra Modi, India's ruling party poses a threat to demomocracyReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:33
The Economist - May 4, 2019Hi Tech's new stars have it all - except the certainty of high profit. A glimmer of light - how to solve South Africa's energy crisis.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:57
The Economist - Apr 13, 2019Central banks: The independence of central banks is under threat from politics; The cost of cross-border payments needs to drop; Push to overturn Roe v WadeReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:41
The Economist - Mar 30, 2019King Bibi: Benjamin Netanyahu: a parable of modern populism; Renewable-power struggle: REBA is a new lobby for corporate buyers of clean energyReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:04
The Economist - Mar 23, 2019The future of big tech: Why big tech should fear Europe. Giving the children of alumni a leg-up makes no sense.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:40
The Economist - Feb 22, 2019For the president to declare a state of emergency is spurious. It May also be legal. How Brexit matters in devastating blow for British manufacturing. Danes build barrier.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:34
The Economist - Feb 14, 2019The resurgent left: Millenial socialism-It is not the answer to capitalisms's problems. What we talk about when we talk-Less language than you think is devoted to conveying informationReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:21
The Economist - Feb 9, 2019Even as concerns about global warming grow, energy firms are planning to increase fossil fuel production. Germany's economy is slowing due to export model.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:03
The Economist - Feb, 2019America's government shutdown took a toll. Brexit is a problem that only Britain can fix. Those who love networking and those who want to be left alone.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:42
The Economist - Jan 24, 2019Slowbalistation: The steam has gone out of globalisation; First, wash your hands: Why Dutch hospitals are so good at beating superbugsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:33
The Economist - Jan 17, 2019Snowing on the parade: America's government shutdown is an act of economic self-harm; Britain's crisis: Bexit, mother of all messesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:04
The Economist - Jan 22, 2018Red moon rising: How China could dominate science. Should the world worry?; Trump's cards: How the shutdown in Washington endsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:39
The Economist - Nov 24, 2018Why suicide is falling around the world, and how to bring it down more. Mapping the making of America. An imaginative history of the country shows what has and hasn't changed.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:28
The Economist - Nov, 2018Where next? Divided government for a divided country. The demography of Vietnam-destitute dotageReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:30
The Economist - Nov 3, 2018The Trump cult-Republican voters love the president for whom he hates; Streaming video-wars: Game of phones-HBO prepares to challenge NetflixReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:53
The Economist - Oct 20, 2018China V America: Era of engagement is over; The superpowers have become rivals. The Saudi Sand Trap; Why to steer clear of the kingdom.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:44
The Economist - Oct 18, 2018School bullying: The unhappiest days of their lives; Cyber-bullying: Clicks and stones; Tesla: Taking one hand off the wheelReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:42
The Economist - Sep 20, 2018Black Lives Matter is becoming slightly more conventional-protest or win elections? What immigration system should Britain adopt after Brexit?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:56
The Economist - Sep 8, 2018Has finance been fixed? The sustem is safer. But the right lessons may not have been learned. Traffic jams: The slow and the furiousReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:06
The Economist - Aug 2, 2018The black hole of coal: India shows how hard it is to move beyond fossil fuels. A renewable-energy revolution is neither imminent nor pain-free.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:40
The Economist - Jul 14, 2018Voting reform: American democracy's built-in bias towards rural Republicans; In somewhat turmoil: What doesn't kill her makes Theresa May stronger.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:43
The Economist - Jun 23, 2018Stop it: How Western immigration policies clash with values. Wild ride: Radical Saudi Arabian reforms are changing the Arab world.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:46
The Economist - Jun 20, 2018Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador - AMLO: Mexico's answer to Donald Trump. Urban Myths: In praise of gentrification - accusations lack force...Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:59
The Economist - Jun 16, 2018How democracy dies: Lessons from the rise of strongmen in weak states. California on the Nile, for some: Why Arab states have lost of expensive villas, but little for the poor.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:00
The Economist - Jun 2, 2018A cruel and unusual border policy; Panic, but not yet: Italy needs to be handled with care; A fine balance: California considers taking custody of some street peopleReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:52
The Economist - May, 2018Pharmaceuticals: Why Trump's plan will not cut drug prices. Opening the gates: Chinese travellers of all sorts have become ubiquitous.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:28
The Economist - Apr 19, 2018The Trump presidency-The Republican Party is organised around one man: That is Dangerous; Why America's post office should be privatised.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:51
The Economist - Mar 31, 2018As AI pushes beyond the tech industry, work could become fairer-or more oppressive. AI is changing the way firms screen, hire and manage their talent.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:10
The Economist - Mar 15, 2018America v China: The battle for digital supremacy; Overpriced: Why Africa's poor pay high pricesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:51
The Economist - Mar 2, 2018How the West got China wrong-It bet that China would head towards democracy and the market economy. Taiwan's toilet-paper shortage: Wiped outReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:01
The Economist - Feb 8, 2018Souped Up Growth: America's extraordinary economic gamble. They Don't Dig It: Mining firms are dismayed by a new Congolese mining law.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:25
The Economist - Feb 2, 2018Data and medicine: A revolution in health is coming-Welcome to Doctor You; Political insurgents: Learning from Europe's populistsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:01
The Economist - Jan 18. 2018Tame the tech titans: The dominance of Google, Facebook and Amazon is bad for consumers and competition. Surviving a nuclear blastReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:35
The Economist - Jan 11, 2018American politics: The one-year-old Trump presidency. Is it really this bad? India's missing middle: India has a hole where its middle class should beReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:01
The Economist - Jan 4, 2017Brain-computer interfaces may change what it means to human; A swarm of submarine drones will scour the depths for Malalysian Airlines flight 370Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:48
The Economist - Dec, 2017The corruption of South Africa: To avoid a dire, two-decade dynasty of dysfunction, the ANC should ditch the Zumas. Fewer 14-year-olds are getting married.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:49
The Economist - Nov 23, 2017Inheritance tax: A hated tax but a fair one; No crop left behind: Improving the plants that Africans eat and breeders neglect.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:10
The Economist - Nov 4,2017Facebook, Google and Twitter were supposed to save politics as good information drove out prejudice and falsehood. Something has gone wrong. Modi-Too much on appearance.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:14
The Economist - Nov 12, 2017The persecution of the Rohingya is the latest atrocity the UN has failed to stop. Fishing and sperm whalesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:11
The Economist - Oct 21, 2017Left behind-The right way to help places hurt by globalisation; Recyclin: Quick and dirty-Food delivery is a booming business. Waste is piling up too.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:46
The Economist - Oct 14, 2017Xi Jinping has more clout than Donald Trump: World be wary! Will sickening accusations against a studio boss change Hollywood?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:18
The Economist Sep 30, 2017A dynamic Emmanuel Macron and a diminished Angela Merkel point to a new balance in Europe. Stanislav Petrov, "the man who saved the world"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:48
The Economist - Sep 23, 2017How China is battling ever more intensely in world makets; Ryanair cancels more than 2,000 flights; Click, meet and marry in IndiaReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:40
The Economist - Sep 2, 2017Natural disasters: How to cope with floods? The to-do list goes far beyond coping with climate change. How Donald Trump weakens America's Influence in Asia.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:05
The Economist - Aug 26, 2017The Muslim Brotherhood in retreat: Blanket repression is the wrong way to deal with political Islamists; Genetic engineering is used to make leatherReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:15
The Economist - Aug 19, 2017Populism-proof: The Phillippine president's ideas have not hurt the exonomy. Indian officials are humiliating people who defecate outdoors.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:56
The Economist - Aug 12, 2017Electric cars: The death of the internal combustion engine; Still yearning: The Republican Party is turning against illegal immigrationReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:25
The Economist - Aug 5, 2017It could happen: How to avoid nuclear war with North Korea; American politics: Republicans in Congress should be braverReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:36
The Economist - Jun 24, 2017The economy under Modi: India's prime minister is not as much a reformer as he seems. Heir Lifted: Understanding Saudi Arabia's new crown prince.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:48
The Economist - Jun 17, 2017Emmanuel Macron: Electoral victory will make France's president a potent force; Inferno in the capital: A deadly fire in a London tower prompts sharp questionsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:10:59
The Economist - Jun 19, 2017Donald Does DoHa: America is no longer a force for stability in the Gulf. We've Got the Powr: Big Business sees the promise of clean energy.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:41
The Economist - May 27, 2017Deep trouble: How to improve the health of the ocean. A unicorn apart: Among private tech firms, Airbnb has pursued a distinct strategy.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:54
The Economist - May 25, 2017Israel's economy is a study in contrasts. Dazzling high-tech firms divert attention from a serious productivity problem.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:35
The Economist - May 17, 2017The impulsiveness and shallowness of America's president threaten the economy and the rule of law. The gift: Carrying a child should be celebrated and paid.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:58
The Economist - May 6, 2017Regulating the internet giants: The world's most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. The fight against AIDS: Protecting women from HIV and pregnancy.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:04
The Economist - Apr 22, 2017British election gives Theresa May the hope of a far larger majority, and a better chance of a better Brexit. Canada and US see Syrian crisis differently.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:44
The Economist - Apr, 2017The White House: The Trump presidency is in a hole; Brexit begins: Britain's brutal encounter with realityReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:18
The Economist - Apr 1, 2017Can Europe be saved? If it is to survive, the EU must become a lot more flexible. An unwelcome resurgence: Coca-growing in Columbia is at an all-time highReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:41
The Economist - Mar 18, 2017The global economy enjoys a synchronised upswing; Elon Musk supercharges progress on energy storage; The Brexit process is delayed by a fortnightReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:51
The Economist - Mar 11, 2017Subatomic opportunities: The strangeness of the quantum realm opens up exciting new possibilities; Green shoots: Egypt's economy improvingReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:10
The Economist - Feb 25, 2017Wind and solar power are disrupting electricity systems. Congress and the courts will poke holes in the president's deportation plans.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:03
The Economist - Feb 18, 2017Reproductive technologies: Gene editing, clones and the science of making babies; Donald Trump's White House: Flynn's firing raises more questionsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:22
The Economist - Feb 11, 2017Russia and America: Trump seeks a grand bargain with Putin-It is a terrible idea; Winner takes all: Driven to distraction-Smartphones are addictiveReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:30
The Economist - Jan 21, 2017What is Donald Trump likely to achieve in power? Sex selection in Asia: From too few girls to too many menReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:01
The Economist - Jan 7, 2017Conquering chaos: Why states fail and how to rebuild them? Fixing fragile nations: lessons from Afghanistan and South SudanReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:50
The Economist - Dec 17, 2016The war in Syria: The lessons from Aleppo's tragic fate; Micro-universities: Some small colleges are finding clever ways to stay openReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:27
The Economist - Dec 3, 2016India's policy: India's currency reform was botched in execution; After Fidel: The transistion to a better Cuba will not be easyReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:43
The Economist - Nov 26, 2016The burning question: Climate change in the era of Trump; Breaking the habit: The future of oilReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:40
The Economist - Nov 12, 2016Amerca's new president: The Trump era. His victory threatens old certainties about America and its role in the world. What will take their place?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:38
The Economist - Oct 29, 2016Canada's example to the world: Liberty moves north; Off grid solar power: Africa unplugged.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:56
The Economist - Oct 22, 2016Election 2016: Hating Hillary. America's probable next president is deeply reviled. Why?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:59
The Economist - Oct 15, 2016Election 2016: The debasing of American Politics. The Trump has trampled all over the unwritten rules. Hillary Clinton's campaign: Hacked offReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:45
The Economist - Oct 1, 2016Anti-globalists: Why they're wrong; Florida: Where past and future collideReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:56
The Economist - Sep 24, 2016America's presidential election: Indecision time; Saudi Arabia: The real game of thronesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:11:36
The Economist - Sep 17, 2016British politics: Britain's one-party state; The superstar company company: A giant problemReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:27
The Economist - Sep 10, 2016Politicians have always lied. Does it matter if they leave the truth behind entirely? Politics in Hong Kong: The city that scares China.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:55
The Economist - Jul, 2016The triumph of the Brexit campaign is a warning to the liberal international order. Growing cities in Africa and Asia are bound to spread out.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:53
The Economist - Jul 3, 2016Artificial Intelligence: March of the machines; The nuclear deal with Iran: Teeting pains or trouble?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:20
The Economist - Jun 18, 2016The Orlando attack: Aftermath of a tragedy. The right lessons to learn from a deadly massacre. Female genital cutting: The unkindest cutReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:01
The Economist - Jun, 2016Education: How to make a good teacher. Fortunately, it can be taught. Consequences of Brexit: Alternatives to E.U. membership are vague.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:25
The Economist - Jun 4, 2016Free Speech: Curbs on it are growing tighter, so it's time to speak out. Bernie Sanders thinks he can be nominated - he's wrongReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:23
The Economist - Jun 5, 2016The migrant crisis in Europe last year was only one part of a worldwide problem. The rich world must get better at managing refugees, By Tom NuttallReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:50
The Economist - May 21, 2016How to combat the dangerous rise of antibiotic resistance. So-called virginity tests: Test are nonsensical, degrading and too common.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:00
The Economist - May 14, 2016The misery of the Arab world is caused mainly by its own failures. The Republicans are in tatters over Donald Trump.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:56
The Economist - May 7, 2016Donald Trump's victory is a disaster for Republicans and for America. EU Referendum: So far opinions have barely shifted.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:20
The Economist - Apr 23, 2016Hillary Clinton's plan for the economy: Can she fix it? Sleeplessness: Neurological Night WatchReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:11:43
The Economist - Apr 16, 2016To see how bright the future of solar energy is, look to the developing world; Business in Africa: 1.2 billion opportunitiesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:09
The Economist - Apr 9, 2016The Panama Papers: A torrential leak of a trove of documents that has reveled the secrets of offshore business.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:17
The Economist - Apr, 2016Venezuela today looks like Zimbabwe 15 years ago. Why it would be wrong for the government to bail out Britain's steel industryReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:35
The Economist - Mar 26, 2016Bombings in Brussels: The new normal. Trump and the world: Don't deal with it.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:49
The Economist - Mar, 2016After Moore's Law: The future of computing; Obituary: Nancy Reagan. Keeping Control.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:53
The Economist - Feb 27, 2016The Republicans: Time to fire Trump-The front-runner is unfit to lead a great political party, let alone America, Traffic in megacities: Jam todayReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:47
The Economist - Feb 20, 2016Mobile Telecoms & Wireless: The Next Generation. A new wave of mobile technology is on its way and will bring drastic change.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:23
The Economist - Feb 13, 2016Violent unrest in Hong Kong suggests a need for political cures. Regulating Cannabis: The right way to do drugs. Bernie Sander's economic policyReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:47
The Economist - Feb 6, 2016A European problem demands a common, coherent EU policy. Let refugees in, but regulate the flow. What sort of president would Ted Cruz make?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:56
The Economist - Jan, 2016Immigration and Asylum: Migrant men and European Women, The ultimate victim of sexual assault by migrants could be Agela Merkel's refugee policy.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:10
The Economist - Dec 5, 2015The speed of business: hyperactive, yet passive, The new government in Poland has made an awful startReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:02
The Economist - Nov 28, 2015Climate Change: Clear Thinking Needed. For Egypt and others, the alternatives to nuclear power hold more promise.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:17
The Economist - Nov 14, 2015The world economy: The never-ending story, The oil market: Abnormally normalReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:58
The Economist - Nov 14, 2015First America, then Europe. Now the debt crisis has reached emerging markets. For once, oil prices are responding to supply and demand, not OPEC.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:03
The Economist - Nov 7, 2015Germany and Europe-The Indispensable European, Industrialization in Africa-More a marathon than a sprintReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:51
The Economist - Oct 24, 2015Management: Reinventing the company by redesigning the building block of capitalism, Africa's middle class: Few and far betweenReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:45
The Economist - Oct 17, 2015There is a risk that Britain will leave the European Union. It needs to be countered.The airliner shot down in the Ukraine is a wake-up call.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:27
The Economist - Oct 10, 2015President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is taking Egypt down a familiar dead end. Viruses and parasites: Eradicating disease.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:19
The Economist - Oct 3, 2015Zimbabwe: Backs to the Wall - Drought & a Weak Rand. Hillary In the South: Not Quite Fireproof - A Commanding, But Not Insuperable LeadReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:03
The Economist - Sep 19, 2015Only an EU-wide agreement on asylum can save passport-free travel in Europe, Small farmers in Africa need to produce more.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:21
The Economist - Sep 10, 2015Europe should welcome more refugees and economic migrants, Canadians have been pinching pennies on aid and defenceReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:24
The Economist - Sep 5, 2015On refugees, Germany√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬Ę√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?s chancellor is brave, decisive and right; Why low-income Americans often have to pay moreReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:02
The Economist - Aug 22, 2015Of what is the universe really made? In the third of our briefs on scientific mysteries we ask just what it is that makes up 95% of the cosmos.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:25
The Economist - Aug 15, 2015Emerging markets are being squeezed by America√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬Ę√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?s recovery and China√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬Ę√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?s slowdown; Taxis v Uber: A tale of two cities; Google: Spelling it outReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:32
The Economist - Aug 8, 2015Ideas fuel the economy. Today√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬Ę√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?s patent systems are a rotten way of rewarding them. North Korea√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬Ę√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?s new monied classes: Bread and circuses.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:46
The Economist - Jul 11, 2015Immigration: Building Afromerica; The story of India√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬Ę√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?√?¬?s biggest maker of towels, and their journey from cotton field to big-box storeReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:15
The Economist - Jul 4, 2015Europe's future in Greece's; Race in America Lost, but now found; Barack Obama has recovered his drive; Cannabis capitalismReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:59
The Economist - Jun 27, 2015Doctors should be allowed to help the suffering and terminally ill to die when they choose; India's health data: Sparing Mr Modi's blushesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:39
The Economist - Jun 20, 2015Greece and the euro zone are stuck in an abusive relationship; Africa: Nigeria's moment-How a most important failure can at last come rightReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:07
The Economist - Jun 13, 2015World Economy: Watch Out! The next recession is coming. Renewable Energy: Banishing Clouds - Solar power must address intermittencyReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:25
The Economist - June 6, 2015Why America must stay engaged in the Middle East; The falling cost of renewable energy may allow Africa to bypass the carbon-intensive sortReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:58
The Economist - Apr 18, 2015Families in business and politics should trouble believers in meritocracy; Reform in China: The quiet revolution; Contraception in AmericaReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:12
The Economist - Apr 11, 2015Hillary Clinton in 2016: What does Hillary stand for?; Investors are becoming excited about Europe again - too excitedReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:30
The Economist - April 4, 2015Poor land use in the world's greatest cities carries a huge cost; Muhammadu Buhari was the least bad presidential candidate in Nigeria.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:10
The Economist - Mar 21, 2015Though Islamic State is still spreading terror, there are weaknesses; The rise of the dollar will punish borrowers in emerging marketsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:13
The Economist - Mar 21, 2015The rise of Latinos is a huge opportunity. The US must not squander it; Asia's dominance in manufacturing will make development harder for othersReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:15
The Economist - March 7, 2015After the end of the cold war, the world faces a growing threat of nuclear conflict; The prime minister seeks to go slow for the economyReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:11
The Economist - Feb, 2015The smartphone is ubiquitous, addictive and transformative; There is a heated debate about the role of Islam in jihadism. Will it help?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:32
The Economist - Feb 21, 2015Iraq's Kurds are independent in all but name. They must play their cards cleverly if they are to break away completelyReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:51
The Economist - Feb 14, 2015The view from the Kremlin: Putin's war on the West; Indian politics: Mufflerman triumphs in DelhiReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:41
The Economist - Feb 7, 2015Shareholder activism: Capitalism's unlikely heroes; Air pollution in India: Breathe uneasyReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:11
The Economist - Jan 24, 2015Urbanisation: The great sprawl of China. Hugging the Saudi floggers. America should reconsider its cosy relationship with Saudi ArabiaReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:42
The Economist - Jan 17, 2015Drop in price of oil and gas gives opportunity to fix bad energy policies. Solar is giving Africans access to electricity for the first time.Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:51
The Economist - Jan 10, 2015Islamists are assailing freedom of speech; but vilifying all Islam is the wrong way to counter bloody medievalism; Modi-nomics in IndiaReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:43
The Economist - Jan 3, 2015Difficulties for the on-demand economy; Factory-building may not be the best way to diversify the economy in Saudi ArabiaReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:44

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