China's power, America's rise in STIs, AI and stardom, and spicy-chicken wars – The Economist

A selection of four essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, our cover story in most of the world asks: how scary is China? Also, we investigate why sexually transmitted infections are on the rise in America (11:15). Our cover story in Europe and Britain ponders how artificial intelligence will transform fame (15:35). Plus, South Africa’s spicy chicken wars (24:05). Runtime: 29 min

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