The old format and hosts was much more intelligent and useful. Consider going back to prior format.
djsjrtksjsjr via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/10/22
Regular listening to Economist podcasts is like exercise, balanced diet etc. so many good reasons to do it but there will be a few people who don’t get it. There is no bias beyond it being sensible and non-doctrinaire. Listen every week!
Sunnythe dawg via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/08/22
I look forward to thus podcast every week. Great hosts and topics covered. Fantastic analysis.
A.Gerritsen via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/08/22
Newt Gingrich went to mainland China then proceeded to Taiwan
Kurt in Detroit via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/04/22
Jon Fasman is not the person to do your remembrances. The segment on Diana Kennedy was too stilted; he inserts himself clumsily into the story.
Aloysius 2 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/02/22
not good
Okkkkkkk90909 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/29/22
With customary 20/20 hindsight, I would have hoped that Anne McElvoy challenged senator Cruz on his immigration policy. He is proud of the fact that his father came to America with nothing but 100 dollars sewn into his pocket. I wonder what would be the fate of a person like his father arriving...Read full review »
anonnimous user [email protected] via Apple Podcasts · Singapore · 07/27/22
I really enjoy the Economist podcasts but Checks and Balances, which focuses on the USA, is getting increasingly disconnected from the approach of the main “newspaper” and seems to have more in common with the Guardian opinion pages. The latest 3 part series on critical race theory was a case in...Read full review »
Bukitima via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/25/22
Total garbage. I subscribed to this expecting it to be very informative, and present factual information in a balanced manner. Instead it is so heavily partisan, very left-wing pro-Democrate biased. Very much have the knives out for the Republicans and very condescending to anyone who dares to...Read full review »
John69Jeffries via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/24/22
This is a pretty good podcast on interesting topics but can be a bit to biased at times.
Mr. Even T via Apple Podcasts · Norway · 07/24/22
Poorly reasoned, unbalanced and biased hiding under a veneer of supposed research and objectivity
Mikdoc via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/23/22
The three part CRT piece on checks and balances was poor but most episodes are great
R2G5C5 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/22/22
I find the discussions informative, both for the “Checks and Balances” episode and all the other episodes, but the lack of conservative voices in the discussions is very noticeable. For instance, in this episode there was no consideration of the economic impact of any of the proposed increases of...Read full review »
browngangbc via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/22/22
Informative, simple, and a wide array of shows keeps you interested and hooked on for the next episode! The best definition of good journalism or any other form of communication is to speak in the language of the listener, and the Economist does it brilliantly.
Bissida via Apple Podcasts · India · 07/22/22
Whether you’re into finance or not — the best podcast out there.
Richard_h via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/17/22
I am a long time listener to all the Economist’s podcasts and I have always appreciated their non-partisan approach to news that is impossible to get in the US. Checks and Balances was particularly impressive due the ....uhmmmm....subject matter. But recently Checks and Balances has deviated from...Read full review »
BD Earl via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/15/22
This is the best podcast. One I look forward to each week. Checks and Balances provides wonderful insight in a thoroughly enjoyable presentation. The possibility of a TicTok explaining inflation expectations is enough to inspire me to my first ever podcast review.
Cheyanne.Fewings via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 07/09/22
The Economist on woke steroids.Truly disgusting title.
CARL 14 via Apple Podcasts · Switzerland · 07/07/22
Money and the power behind it: “Follow the money… that simple!
Gladiolo Soy via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/05/22
A first I thought the biases were based on a European viewpoint, which is valuable. But after extended listening, I realize it’s biases are more similar to the DNC platform - very biased with a complete lack of objectivity.
jetpilot1960 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/03/22
I was hoping for an insightful discussion from a variety of perspectives which grapples with tough issues. If that is what you are also looking for, this seems to be the wrong place. I’d recommend the “Honestly” podcast.
J45612346 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/03/22
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guyhinako via Apple Podcasts · Israel · 07/02/22
I get most the audience and workers on the podcast probably range from progressive to center-left but it would be nice if they atleast tried to give good faith argumentation to the constitutional reasons why conservative justices made their decisions. All the analysis seems to be how does the...Read full review »
Andrewhroekdnf via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/01/22
Great news podcast. Really digging the new World Ahead mini series. It’s great fun and informative at the same time!
DSSGSS via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/28/22
The Economist Explains asks Why does America allow abortions until fetal viability? As you know in Europe, there are restrictions many ranging from 12-20 weeks. Checks and Balance starts with this is shocking, end of all abortion coming to 50% of Americans. I tell my friends, articles in The...Read full review »
moving on-missu via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/25/22
I enjoy most of the offerings on the Economist Podcast. I have been a fan of The Intelligence with Jason Palmer. Not a big fan of the addition of John Fasman.
dil 1 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/24/22
Probably won’t be listening to Babbage specials anymore, episode on Myopia was weirdly propaganda laced? Interviewer hypothesizes of his own accord why people suffer short sightedness and Asian people are short sighted from studying too much .. bizarre episode. Episode then interviews an...Read full review »
annashordd via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/21/22
Most of the analysis is great, but on guns, they seem to think that just passing anti-gun legislation will somehow stop gun violence. I'm sure they recognize that the war on drugs doesn't stop people from using drugs, and that making abortion illegal wouldn't stop people from getting...Read full review »
FireShield95 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/17/22
Too western biased for me, and I am in the west. Talks about the ‘world’ as if it’s only the US and EU. Russia has 1/2 the world propping up its economy and Ruble is the strongest currency in the world this year - CBS News. Cross check this one and don’t get blinded by western bias. It’s not...Read full review »
Xavier1900 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/13/22
Warning: you need to fact check everything you hear on this podcast. There is such a heavy bias, most reports are full of lies and innuendo. Presents a hard left-leaning bias peddled to Americans with British accents combined with the occasional American socialist voice. Gets most issues WRONG,...Read full review »
BGreig3 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/10/22
The economist has some well researched and interesting topics I enjoy them 👍
ArGrHr via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/08/22
The Economist still seems to believe that UK ‘is paying the price’ for leaving the EU. Why is this? Surely a liberal free market supporting paper would not think that EU policy formed by a largely unelected commission with protectionism at its heart was a positive force for good in the world. If...Read full review »
Jcchk via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/24/22
I love whoever is writing the titles
Marie Barfoed via Apple Podcasts · Denmark · 05/19/22
I love listening to these podcasts for their journalistic excellence, breadth of topics, and depth of analysis.
Ceres80 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/14/22
Every day I look forward to every episode of news on a variety of often overlooked topics. God bless the Intelligence which is easily my favorite.
Moist Nugget Jr. via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/12/22
So mainstream. The interview with Bill Gates about pandemic response was particularly cringe worthy. SARS-Cov2 was a naturally emerging zoonotic disease? LOL
SpencerDancerPants via Apple Podcasts · Switzerland · 05/04/22
BUT he neeeeeds to stop saying “ Pyutin “🤢 at least try to give the impression you’ve had /some/ contact w. original sources and correct pronunciation…
dschungelcamp für die ohren via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 04/14/22
The pre-election compilation of reporting of the French election is wonderful, providing real context to a story not necessarily followed.
wenateiner via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/10/22
Terrific journalism. Always insightful.
Simon Drought via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 04/02/22
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