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The Economist: The week ahead

The Economist

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News & Politics 102

Editors and correspondents of The Economist discuss the events shaping the world next week, in the studio and in the field. Published on Economist Radio every Friday.

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The week ahead: China's restless millions

July 8th, 2016

Episode 105 of 133 episodes

The battle for Downing Street hots up in Britain as the race for Tory leader is whittled down to two. As China's middle class gets bigger and richer, they pose a growing threat to the ruling Communist Party. Finally, Zimbabwe wants a $1 billion bail-out from the IMF. Our Africa editor thinks they shouldn't get it. Christopher Lockwood hosts.

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