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Omicron and the world economy, the “free banking” debate and an unlikely outcome of Stalin’s gulags

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Dec 6th 2021

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A SELECTION of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: what the Omicron variant means for the world economy, what experiments with “free banking” in the 18th and 19th centuries reveal about the future of stablecoins (10:53) and how the legacy of Stalin’s gulag continues to shape Russian fortunes (18:16). Runtime: 23 min

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