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.


The week ahead: Farewell, King B

October 14th, 2016

Episode 114 of 114 episodes

The death of Thailand's long-serving monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, has spawned worries about the country's stability. The last presidential debate might be Donald Trump's political swan song. So-called 'localists' in Hong Kong challenge Beijing's rule. And female protesters in Poland pressured the government to back down from an abortion bill. Rob Gifford hosts.