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The World Ahead from The Economist
This future-gazing series examines an assortment of speculative scenarios, what-if conjectures and provocative prophecies. Not all of them will come to pass, but thinking about possible futures can help us understand the present, and catch glimpses of the world ahead.Sign up for Economist Podcasts+ at you’re already a subscriber to The Economist, you’ll have full access to all our shows as part of your subscription.
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4.5 stars from 258 ratings
Tom and Warren, we’ll done
Charlotte Howard however, what does she add to the show? Who is behind Ms Howard’s career? Ms Howard missed the whole energy sector dominance of the past 3 years as energy corespondent she placed readers of The Economist in a lagging position. Shame on you for keeping her on and spreading her...Read full review »
moving on-missu via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/23/23
If you are going to do a look at future. Don’t simplify the content. Would be more interesting if you actually pretended to be in 2042. What was the point of doing an intro transition only then to be left explain what might happen from the present stand point. Either commit to being ‘in’ 2042 or...Read full review »
DavidTalks121 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/28/22
Kosher industrial meat
John Fazman, I’m not in any way a religious Jew but from my experience with kosher laws if a product is synthetic and nothing unkosher came into contact with the product during or in its production there isn’t a kosher problem.
onrus via Apple Podcasts · Israel · 06/11/22
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