The latest issue of The Economist features a selection of three essential articles that are read aloud in the podcast. In this issue, the first article discusses why Donald Trump poses the biggest danger to the world in 2024. The second article investigates how experiments with funding can supercharge scientific innovation, with a runtime of 09:35. Lastly, the Bartleby column, on work and management, explores the curse of the badly run meeting, with a runtime of 14:30.
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