Editor’s Picks: August 17th 2020

08.16.2020 - By Editor's Picks from The Economist

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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Xi Jinping is reinventing state capitalism (10:20), Belarus’s sham election (14:25), and the decline of the office romance.
 
 
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