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The Intelligence from The Economist

Автор: The Economist

Dicky birds: the next pandemic?

19.07.2024 • 00:24:09

The scars of the covid pandemic are still raw, but now a virus spreading among farm animals could leap to humans. Could bird flu become the next pande...

Veep show: America meets J.D. Vance

18.07.2024 • 00:25:45

J.D. Vance was largely unknown in American politics until Donald Trump picked him as his running-mate for vice-president. Last night he gave his first...

Food for thought: raising the world’s IQ

17.07.2024 • 00:22:48

If you don’t have enough food in the first 1,000 days of your life, your brain may never reach its full potential. Our correspondent discusses what be...

Lost in stagnation? Japan’s economic paradox

16.07.2024 • 00:21:56

After decades of torpor, is Japan recovering its dynamism? Our correspondent turns to an ancient bento box merchant to test Japan’s economic future. A...

An assassination attempt: what next for America?

15.07.2024 • 00:19:36

After the shocking attempt to kill former President Donald Trump, how will America respond? Though leaders have called for calm, the risk is that an a...

An officer and a gen AI: the future of war

12.07.2024 • 00:26:43

Artificial intelligence is already making a difference in the theatre of war, and more involvement will certainly come. That raises a host of thorny e...

Bidin’: will Joe go or no?

11.07.2024 • 00:22:46

Democrats’ worried murmurs have become public statements. Polls give Donald Trump a widening lead. Why won’t President Biden make way for a younger su...

Change of heart surgeon: Iran’s reformist president

10.07.2024 • 00:23:20

Masoud Pezeshkian rode to victory on a promise of reforms that Iran’s people seem desperately to want. Will the former heart surgeon be permitted to c...

Holey alliance: NATO’s worries at 75

09.07.2024 • 00:23:17

It was formed to unite the world’s strongest countries and preserve peace, but as NATO holds a celebration summit for its 75th anniversary, it faces t...

Lurch in the left: France’s election shock

08.07.2024 • 00:24:47

A tactical ploy to diminish the chances for Marine Le Pen’s hard-right National Rally has worked—a surprise result that puts the left in front, but no...