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16:25 | Dec 27th, 2019

In 2019 Anne McElvoy challenged the people making the news. From presidential candidates and CEOs to fashion icons and even a relationship therapist. Among her guests were Democratic hopeful Pete Butt...Show More

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One of the best news podcast around! Jason Palmer is awesome.

20:12 | May 10th, 2019

Anne McElvoy asks Melinda Gates whether gender equality starts in the kitchen. The American philanthropist explains why the tech world risks entrenching bias into the future, but defends the Gates Fou...Show More

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Melinda Gates had to defend why Gates Foundation to halve its paid family leave. The extended defense is here: More

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19:34 | Apr 16th, 2019

Emmanuel Macron, France’s president, was already battling the flames of national protest when fire broke out at the Notre Dame cathedral. Will the tragedy, and Mr Macron’s leadership, bring the countr...Show More

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32:27 | Jan 23rd

At the World Economic Forum, which celebrates its 50th anniversary, The Economist’s editor-in-chief Zanny Minton Beddoes, Anne McElvoy and Patrick Foulis debate the future of the annual alpine gatheri...Show More

25:08 | Jan 22nd

The new coronavirus, which was discovered in December in the city of Wuhan China, is now causing a global scare. What are the symptoms of the Wuhan virus and how can it be contained? Also, a new biote...Show More
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