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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 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; Adaniís 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‚??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√ʬ?¬?s recovery and China√ʬ?¬?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
The Economist - Dec 20, 2014Russia and The Ruble-As ye sow, so shall ye reap; Pakistan-From the graveyard; Food Allergies-Patching things upReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:51
The Economist - Dec 13, 2014The United States needs to overhaul its law-enforcement system; The Communist Party has upgraded its propaganda for the internet ageReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:30
The Economist - Dec 6, 2014The New Economics of Oil - Sheikhs V Shale; The Transformation of Cities - A Suburban World; Corporate Debt in India: Power CutReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:21
The Economist - Nov 22, 2014Russia: A Wounded Economy; Murders in Jerusalem-Keep God Out of It; Nigeria's Film Industry: Selling Blackberry BabesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:40
The Economist - Nov 15, 2014The Collapse of Ukraine: Ukraine's economy needs more Western help - especially investment in infrastructure; Indian Government: The Full LotusReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:12:34
The Economist - Nov 8, 2014Republicans have won a huge victory. Now they must learn to compromise; Ukraine's Separatists: Shrinking CountryReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:14
The Economist - Nov 1, 2014Iran: The Revolution is Over. Changes make a nuclear deal more likely eventually. Stem Cell Research: Having the Stomach For ItReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:54
The Economist - Oct 25, 2014The Euro Zone: The World's Biggest Economic Problem; Ebola and Big Data: Call for Help; Improving IVF: Great ExpectationsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:33
The Economist - Oct 18, 2014The Epidemic in West Africa: The War on Ebola; Remaking India: Yes Prime MinisterReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:10
The Economist - Oct 11, 2014Human Rights: The Gay Divide; Hong Kong Protests: The Waiting GameReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:16
The Economist - Oct 4, 2014Hong Kong Protests: The Party v The People; The War Against Islamic State: Unintended ConsequencesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:04
The Economist - Sep 27, 2014America and Islamic State: Mission Relaunched; The British Constitution: Now for the English QuestionReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:02
The Economist - Sep 13, 2014Fighting Islamic State: The Long Haul; The Andaman Islands: From Outpost to Springboard; Social Media in Saudi Arabia: A Virtual RevolutionReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:10
The Economist - Sep 6, 2014Democracy in China: The Struggle for Hong Kong; Muslim America: Islamic, Yet IntegratedReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:19
The Economist - Aug 28, 2014NATO's Summit: Mr. Putin's Wake-Up Call; The Euro Zone: That Sinking Feeling (Again)Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:34
The Economist - Aug 23, 2014China: What China Wants; Race Relations in America: The Lessons of FergusonReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:56
The Economist - Aug 16, 2014America and the Middle East: Back to Iraq; Illegal Immigration: Europe's Huddled MassesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:34
The Economist - Aug 9, 2014Prostitution: A Personal Choice; The Gaza War: Will the Ceasefire Hold?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:28
The Economist - Aug 2, 2014Israel: Winning the Battle, Losing the War; Business in India; An Unloved BillionaireReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:20
The Economist - Jul 26, 2014Russia, MH17 and the West: Web of Lies, Israel and Gaza: Stop the Rockets, But Lift the SiegeReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:44
The Economist - Jul 19, 2014The American Economy: America's Lost Oomph; Sanitation in India: The Final FrontierReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:01
The Economist - Jul 12, 2014Scottish Independence: Don't Leave Us This Way; Israelis and Palestinians: From Two Wrongs, RuinsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:36
The Economist - Jun 7, 2014Football: Beautiful Game, Dirty Business; Russia and the West: Vladimir Putin's European AdventuresReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:38
The Economist - May 31, 2014Asian Business: A World to Conquer; Migration from Africa: No Wonder They Still TryReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:05
The Economist - May 24th, 2014Narendra Modi: India's Strongman; China and Russia: Best FrenemiesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:38
The Economist - May 17, 2014The European Union: Europe Goes to the Polls; India's New Government: Kick-Starting IndiaReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:20
The Economist - May 3, 2014The Weakened West: What Would America Fight For?; Manmohan Singh: Man Out of TimeReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:20
The Economist - Apr 19, 2014Russia and Ukraine: Insatiable; Women, Work, and Children: The Return of the Stay-at-home MotherReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:13
The Economist - April 9, 2014India's Election: Can Anyone Stop Narendra Modi?; Higher Education: Is it worth it?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:38
The Economist - Mar 29, 2014New Roles of Technology: Rise of the Robots; India's Election: Seasons of AbundanceReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:46
The Economist - Mar 22, 2014"Diplomacy and Security After Crimea: The New World Order"; "Law Enforcement in the United States: Armed & Dangerous"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:19
The Economist - Mar 15, 2014Russia and Ukraine: The Nome Front; The Malaysia Airlines Disappearance: Confusion Reigns; Photographic Agencies: Moving PicturesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:15
The Economist - Mar 6, 2014Crisis in Ukraine: Kidnapped by Kremlin; African Demography: The Dividend DelayedReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:33
The Economist - Mar 1, 2014Saving Ukraine: How the West Can Help; Inequality in America: How to be a True ProgressiveReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:53
The Economist - Feb 22, 2014Ukraine in Flames: Putin's Inferno; North Korea: Humanity at it's Very WorstReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:13
The Economist - Feb 15, 2014The Parable of Argentina: There are Lessons for Many Governments from One Country's 100 Years of Decline; The Economics of Shale Oil: Saudi AmericaReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:33
The Economist - Feb 8, 2014The Global Economy: The Worldwide Wobble; Immigration: Barack Obama, Deporter-in-Chief; Sanctions Against Israel: A Campaign that is Gathering WeightReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:48
The Economist - Feb 1, 2014Russia and the World: The Triumph of Bladimir Putin; The Cost of Medicine: Physician Heal ThyselfReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:50
The Economist - Jan 25, 2014Multinationals: China Loses its Allure, Road Safety: Reinventing the Wheel, European Climate Policy: Worse than UselessReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:18
The Economist - Dec 5, 2013Investment Management: The Rise of Blackrock; Genetically Modified Crops; Poverty in Hungary: How to Help the HomelessReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:01
The Economist - Nov 30, 2013The Iranian Nuclear Deal: Unlocking the Mid East; Nigeria: Why Northerners Feel Done Down; Digital Money: The Bitcoin BubbleReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:54
The Economist - Nov 23, 2013America & the World: The Man Who Used to Walk on Water; Reincarnation at Nokia: Planning the Next BouncebackReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:04
The Economist - Nov 16, 2013The Recorded World: Every Step You Take; Cyclones & Climate Change; The New Normal; Saudi Arabia and its Labourers: Go Home, But Who Will Replace You?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:34
The Economist - Nov 9, 2013Britain: Little England or Great Britain?; The Global Economy: The Perils of Falling Inflation; Exploring Media: The ExceptionReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:07
The Economist - Nov 2, 2013China: Go on, Bet the Farm; Immigration: A Fresh Countdown; Obamacare: The DebacleReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:11
The Economist - Nov 1, 2013The Euro Zone: Europe's Other Debt Crisis; South Korea's Education System; The Great Decompression; Finance in America; Subterranean Capitalist BluesReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:30
The Economist - Oct 19, 2013Problems With Scientific Research: How Science Goes Wrong; The Debt Ceiling Deal: Last-minutemen; Ryanair's Future: Oh Really, O'Leary?Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:07
The Economist - Oct 12 2013"The World Economy: The Gated Globe"; "Indian Politics: Splitting Headaches"; "America & Asia: Not Being There"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:04
The Economist - Oct 5, 2013America's Government Shutdown: No Way to Run a Country; Ukraine and the European Union: West or East?; Climate Science: Stubborn ThingsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:43
The Economist - Sep 21, 2013America, Russia and Syria: The Weakened West; Communal Violence in India: An Old Curse ReturnsReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:26
The Economist - Sep 14, 2013The German Election: One Woman to Rule Them All; Women in India: Ending the ShameReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:03
The Economist - Sep 7, 2013Striking Syria: Fight This War, Not the Last One; Raguram Rajan joins the RBI: Into the pressure CookerReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:26
The Economist - Aug 31, 2013Syria: Hit Him Hard; The Maldives Goes to the Polls: Yellow Fever; Food Companies and Innovation: Cultural RevolutionReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:32
The Economist - Aug 22, 2013India's Economy: How India Got its Funk; Race Relations in America: Chasing the DreamReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:25
The Economist - Jul 20, 2013"The Curious Case of the Fall in Crime"; "Youth Unemployment in Europe: Guaranteed to Fail"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:55
The Economist - Jul 13, 2013"The Arab Spring: Has it Failed"; "Europe's Zombie Banks: Blight of the Living Dead"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:16
The Economist - Jun 15, 2013"Surveillance: Secrets, Lies and America's Spies"; "Turkey's Upheaval: Descent into Confrontation"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:14
The Economist - June 8, 2013"Turkey's Troubles: Democrat or Sultan"; "Zambeef: A Rare Meat Success in Africa"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:21
The Economist - June 1, 2013"The World's Next Great Leap Forward; Towards the End of Poverty"; "British Politics & the Young; The Strange Rebirth of Liberal England"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:33
The Economist - May 25, 2013"The Euro Crisis: The Sleepwalkers"; "American Politics: How to Save Obama's Second Term"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:47
The Economist - May 11, 2013India's Demographic Challenge: Wasting TimeReader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:21:38
The Economist - May 4, 2013"China's Future: Xi Jingping and the Chinese Dream"; "South Sudan: A New Country Rises from the Ruins"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:40
The Economist - Mar 27, 2013"Can India become a Great Power?"; "London's Airport Problem: Heathrow: Our Solution"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:27
The Economist - Mar 21, 2013"The Euro Zone Crisis: Just when you thought it was safe"; "India's Shadow Economy: Evasive Action"; "Africa & China: More than Minerals"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:21:14
The Economist - Mar 16, 2013"Immigration: Own Goal"; "Indian Technology Firms: Looking for India's Zuckerberg"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:01
The Economist - Mar 9, 2013"Peer-to-Peer Rental: The Rise of the Sharing Economy"; "Marijuana Legislation: Tax and Tax Again"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:13:30
The Economist - Mar 2, 2013"The World's Fastest Growing Continent: Aspiring Africa"; "India's Muslims: Growing & Neglected"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:14:57
The Economist - Feb 23, 2013"Syria: The Death of a Country"; "Cybercrime: Smoking Gun"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:14
The Economist - Feb 14, 2013"Tax Havens: The Missing $20 Trillion"; "United States: Raising the Minimum Wage"; "Bangladesh: Mass Dissatisfaction"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:30
The Economist - Feb 9, 2013"North Korea: the New Capitalists"; "United States: Deficit-reduction Disorder"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:16:46
The Economist - Feb 2, 2013"The Nordic Countries: The Next Supermodel"; "Welfare: More for Less"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:06
The Economist - January 26, 2013"International Terrorism: Afghanistan?"; "Britain & Europe: The Gambler"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:19
The Economist - January 17, 2013"Barack Obama: How Will History See Me?"; "India's Outsourcing Business: On the Turn."Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:21:56
The Economist - December 22, 2012"Asian Muslim Women: All About Taking Part"; "A Bridge in Mumbai"; "Halfway to Paradise"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:25:58
The Economist - December 19, 2012"Gun Violence in America: Newtown's Horror"; "The Rich World's Economy: The Gift that Goes on Giving"; "Egypt's Referendum: Going the Wrong Way"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:09
The Economist - December 15, 2012"America's Economy: Over the Cliff?"; "Special Report: The Big Picture"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:17:58
The Economist - December 8, 2012"Britain's Future: Goodbye Europe"; "Israel and Palestine: Barriers to Peace"; "Turmoil in Egypt: A Presidential Grab?"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:35
The Economist - December 1, 2012"Battle of the Internet Giants: Survival of the Biggest"; "Capitalism in India: Ratan Tata's Legacy"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:35
The Economist - November 24, 2012"Israel and the Palestinians: Old Battles, New Middle East"; "Kashmir: Fragile Hope"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:17
The Economist - November 17, 2012"France and the Euro: The Time-Bomb at the Heart of Europe"; "Myanmar and America: Goodbye Clenched Fist, Hello Sweaty Palm"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:15:57
The Economist - November 10, 2012" Barack Obama's Second Term: Now Hug a Republican"; "Welfare In India: Money Where The Mouth Is"; "European Railways: Uncoupling the Trains"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:51
The Economist - November 1, 2012"Our American Endorsement: Which One?"; "Hurricane Sandy: Wild is the Wind"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:21:08
The Economist - October 27, 2012"Xi Jinping: The Man Who Must Change China"; "The Presidential Debate: Third Time Lucky"; "Capital Outflows: The Flight of the Renminbi"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:22:11
The Economist - October 20, 2012"Immigration: The Tories Barmiest Policy"; "Sad South Africa: Cry, The Beloved Country"; "Africa's Economy: Bulging in the Middle"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:21:58
The Economist - October 11, 2012"Inequality & the World Economy: Ture Progressivism"; "American Finance: The Prosecutiorial Maze"; "Sri Lanka's Judiciary: Enter the Goons"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:18:07
The Economist - October 4, 2012"America's Election: Everything to play for"; "World Economy: Investors Beware"; "The IMF and the Euro Crisis: Less Cash, More Impact"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:19
The Economist - September 27, 2012"India: Aim Higher"; "Rural Activism: Working the System"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:20:21
The Economist - September 22, 2012"China and Japan: Could Asia really go to war over these?"; The Republican Campaign: The relaunch that wasn't"; "Obituary: Verghese Kurien"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:51
The Economist - September 15, 2012The Economist: "America and the Middle East: Murder in Libya"; "Food and Trade: The New Corn Laws"; "Employment Figures: Bad, Repeat Good"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:10
The Economist - September 8, 2012"Rethinking the Welfare State: Asia's Next Revolution"; "British Universities: Picking on Foreign Students"; "Abortion Laws: And Then There was One"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:19:18
The Economist - September 1, 2012"President Obama: Four More Years?"; "Apple vs Samsung: iPhone, uCopy, iSue"; "The Conflict in Syria: Worse and Worse and No End in Sight"Reader: Asha Gopalkrishnan00:21:15

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