Checks and Balance from The Economist

By The Economist

The Economist unlocks American politics, tackling a new theme each week and digging into the data, ideas, and history shaping the country at this dramatic moment. John Prideaux, The Economist's US editor, hosts with Charlotte Howard, New York bureau chief, and Washington correspondent Jon Fasman. Correspondents from across the US and the rest of the world plus expert guests - politicians, pollsters, professors - join the in-depth reporting and discussion every Friday.

  1. 1.
    Checks and Balance: Life choices
    40:34
  2. 2.
    Checks and Balance: Twenty years later
    43:22
  3. 3.
    Checks and Balance: The great awokening
    43:10
  4. 4.
    Checks and Balance: Bay botch
    43:45
  5. 5.
    Checks and Balance: The reckoning
    39:46
  6. 6.
    Checks and Balance: The western paradox
    43:39
  7. 7.
    Checks and Balance: Gimme shelter
    44:39
  8. 8.
    Checks and Balance: Vax wielding
    43:37
  1. 9.
    Checks and Balance: Cuba libre?
    41:51
  2. 10.
    Checks and Balance: Trading places
    43:39
  3. 11.
    Checks and Balance: History test
    43:16
  4. 12.
    Checks and Balance: Steal works
    41:25
  5. 13.
    Checks and Balance: Recovery time
    43:53
  6. 14.
    Checks and Balance: Agenda bender
    43:26
  7. 15.
    Checks and Balance: After math
    38:51
  8. 16.
    Checks and Balance: Merit where it’s due
    41:50
  9. 17.
    Checks and Balance: Texas carry’em
    39:28
  10. 18.
    Checks and Balance: One year on
    48:07
  11. 19.
    Checks and Balance: Smart attack
    40:31
  12. 20.
    Checks and Balance: Crime without punishment
    45:38
  13. 21.
    Checks and Balance: 100 days of aptitude
    41:59
  14. 22.
    Checks and Balance: Vlad, bad and dangerous
    42:04
  15. 23.
    Checks and Balance: CEOutrage
    42:52
  16. 24.
    Checks and Balance: Space race
    40:16
  17. 25.
    Checks and Balance: Chain reaction
    31:40
  18. 26.
    Checks and Balance: Size matters
    39:52
  19. 27.
    Checks and Balance: No vacancy
    43:57
  20. 28.
    Checks and Balance: Fixer upper
    41:30
  21. 29.
    Checks and Balance: Sequel opportunities
    39:42
  22. 30.
    Checks and Balance: Back problems
    41:30
  23. 31.
    Checks and Balance: The switch
    45:53
  24. 32.
    Checks and Balance: Lacking class
    39:57
  25. 33.
    Checks and Balance: Camera operators
    44:28
  26. 34.
    Checks and Balance: Sleeves up
    42:29
  27. 35.
    Checks and Balance: Ctrl Alt Delete
    38:49
  28. 36.
    Checks and Balance: On mute
    45:01
  29. 37.
    Checks and Balance: American carnage
    43:51
  30. 38.
    Checks and Balance: Leaving today
    43:57
  31. 39.
    Checks and Balance: The unfinished revolution
    37:09
  32. 40.
    Checks and Balance: On my mind
    38:41
  33. 41.
    Checks and Balance: Using my religion
    41:56
  34. 42.
    Checks and Balance: Sedate expectations
    44:51
  35. 43.
    Checks and Balance: Not going gentle
    40:51
  36. 44.
    Checks and Balance: Opening shot
    38:45
  37. 45.
    Checks and Balance: When I’m 46
    45:48
  38. 46.
    Checks and Balance: Not so great
    46:39
  39. 47.
    Checks and Balance: What Don’s done
    42:28
  40. 48.
    Checks and Balance: Joe’s job
    42:29
  41. 49.
    Checks and Balance: Florida’s key
    36:53
  42. 50.
    Checks and Balance: Reality wreck
    39:42

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