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The Economist: The week ahead

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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: Drawbridge dystopia

September 16th, 2016

Episode 119 of 133 episodes

Protectionists stage protests across Germany. Andreas Kluth, our Berlin bureau chief, explains why anti-Americanism and a fear of globalisation are at the heart of the demonstrations. Also on the show: al-Qaeda's pragmatic comeback; and what are the odds that a party-less outsider could become France's next president? Helen Joyce hosts.

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