Unsustainable envelopment goals: China’s zero-covid fight


Manage episode 318165441 series 1539090
By The Economist. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The Omicron variant is destined to test the limits of a policy that has already proved costly: consumption, growth and confidence are all flagging. The effects of Russia’s gulag did not stop when the labour camps closed: there appear to be long-term benefits for nearby areas. And why cycling in the Arab world is on the rise.

For full access to print, digital and audio editions of The Economist, subscribe here www.economist.com/intelligenceoffer

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2852 episodes