Economist Radio
Economist Radio
Apr 2, 2021
Checks and Balance: Chain reaction
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A container ship stuck in the Suez canal, tensions with China, and the vaccine race have combined to make America’s supply chains look vulnerable. President Biden has ordered a security review and his infrastructure plan includes measures to protect them. What are the politics of this new mantra of resilience? 


The Economist’s US business editor Vijay Vaitheeswaran and Soumaya Keynes, our trade and globalisation editor, join the discussion.


John Prideaux hosts with Charlotte Howard and Jon Fasman.


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