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Millions rely on The Economist for their economic, science, technology, and world news. The Economist Podcasts includes several distinct podcasts on these topics. Episodes come out every weekday.
Secret History of the Future podcast analyzes the history of technology. It also prophesied the world's future and illuminates how technology operates in the present. Babbage is about people and innovations that are changing the world. The World Ahead is especially captivating. It envisions the science fiction future that may come to be. Science fiction lovers and realists may feel excitement or alarm when listening. Whatever the case, all these podcasts provide up-to-date information on science and technology.
Other Economist podcasts on this feed devote themselves to economics, politics, and business. These include Checks and Balances. Host John Prideaux leads colleagues worldwide in discussions of the US presidential elections. Money Talks offers a more direct view of present happenings in business and the economy. Those interested in The Economist's print articles can listen to Editor's Picks. If listeners want to hear directly from those who make the news, there is The Economist Asks. It provides entertaining and informative debates between newsmakers. Anne McElvoy hosts this chat show, which comes out every Thursday.
The Economist Podcasts are for everyone. These podcasts understand that the economy runs on more than money. The way money moves and who gets access to science and technology is political. From The Intelligence to Drum Tower, The Economist covers it all and more.