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Checks and Balance
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.
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4.7 stars from 1,600 ratings
Excellent
Love The Economist and love the checks and balances podcast. Keep up the excellent work, team!
Bryce Canada via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/14/21
Excellent podcast
This is a “not to miss” podcast providing a very good overview of topics on the U.S. politics and economics. I would love to hear a discussion on the outlook of U.S. foreign policy with Latin America, the forgotten backyard of the U.S.
nb1958&& via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/13/21
Insightful & funny
That about sums it up! The speakers are personable, as well as informed and insightful, and the conversation flows well with good laughs in between. I look forward to it every week. Also I’d like a shoutout if I’m your 1000th review which you said would bring you a particular smattering of joy. 🎉
Sp!tzn4me via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 06/13/21
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