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Checks and Balance from The Economist
The Economist unlocks American politics, tackling a new theme each week and digging into the data, ideas, and history shaping the country at this dramatic moment. John Prideaux, The Economist's US editor, hosts with Charlotte Howard, New York bureau chief, and Washington correspondent Jon Fasman. Correspondents from across the US and the rest of the world plus expert guests - politicians, pollsters, professors - join the in-depth reporting and discussion every Friday. Our GDPR privacy...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 2,036 ratings
Love love the show
As a centrist the Economist podcasts have become my go to.
bluebill987 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/07/22
Charlotte Howard TikTok dance
Long time listener, first time commenter… I’d like to see Charlotte do a TikTok dance explainer, I’d even join the app to do so.
nicholas addams jazzbar via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 08/02/22
Sad. Another left leaning, disconnected, elitist, dishonest and biased show. If there is any effort to be centrist or evenhanded it is very faint. This is like listening to a couple of professors in college who never actually ran a business or worked their way up in corporate America.What is...Read full review »
nonicknamesplease!!-! via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/31/22
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