Music to read The Economist by: May 14th 2016

By The Economist online

ALMOST every week The Economist puts together a playlist loosely inspired by the stories we covered.

This week we published a special report on the Arab world (Akher Oghneya, Heela heela), looked back at events in China 50 years ago (Talkin’ bout a revolution) and worried about the results of the election in the Philippines (Dirty Harry).

We found that London’s new mayor may be hard put to make sure the public gets the transport that the public wants (Going underground), that Britons are forsaking their pools (The swimming song) and that the Kernowyon, among others, are worrying that they Ain’t got no home. We learned about the challenges for the wine trade of growing grapes in Israel (Drinking wine spo-dee-o-dee) and the prospects for the leather trade of farming more big reptiles (Crocodile rock).

We visited Russian troops who, despite the country’s “withdrawal” from Syria, are very much still there (Gde nas net). Austria has lost a chancellor (Abschied) and it seems the early Earth suffered from…

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