The Economist

Checks and Balance

The global view on democracy in America from The Economist. Every Friday Economist correspondents John Prideaux, Charlotte Howard and Jon Fasman explore one theme shaping American politics in a momentous election year. Joined by colleagues reporting from across the US and the rest of the world, they dig deep into history, culture, and, of course, economics. Together they provide a unique perspective on the 2020 elections and the road to power in America. And answer questions you didn’t know you had, like: What connects an Oval Office portrait to the assassination of Iran’s top general? How did the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan shape Iowa’s rural/urban divide? Who was the last Socialist to run for president?

The global view on democracy in America from The Economist. Every Friday Economist correspondents John Prideaux, Charlotte Howard and Jon Fasman explore one theme shaping American politics in a momentous election year. Joined by colleagues reporting from across the US and the rest of the world, they dig deep into history, culture, and, of course, economics. Together they provide a unique perspective on the 2020 elections and the road to power in America. And answer questions you didn’t know you had, like: What connects an Oval Office portrait to the assassination of Iran’s top general? How did the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan shape Iowa’s rural/urban divide? Who was the last Socialist to run for president?

Episodes: 25

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Checks and Balance: Monuments men

Duration: 42 min

Checks and Balance: Bias beware

Duration: 40 min

Checks and Balance: Generals strike

Duration: 39 min

Checks and Balance: Modelled citizens

Duration: 43 min

Checks and balance: Fair cops

Duration: 42 min

Checks and Balance: The American way

Duration: 36 min

Checks and Balance: Fab phwoar

Duration: 38 min

Checks and Balance: Law law land

Duration: 39 min

Checks and Balance: University challenge

Duration: 38 min

Checks and Balance: Apocalypse Now

Duration: 37 min

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