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The Economist

Jul 03 2021
Magazine

The Economist is a global weekly magazine written for those who share an uncommon interest in being well and broadly informed. Each issue explores domestic and international issues, business, finance, current affairs, science, technology and the arts.

Coronavirus briefs • To 6am GMT Jul 1st 2›21

The world this week

The real risk to America’s democracy • Partisan election administration is a greater worry than voter suppression

The long goodbye • The pandemic is still far from over, but glimpses of its legacy are emerging

Mercury rising • How to protect people from the growing threat posed by extreme heat

Code red • Hong Kong’s regulator is right to be wary of finance with Chinese characteristics

A vote of confidence • Britain should encourage the 5m Europeans who want to settle to become citizens

Letters

Coats of many colours • Evolution has complicated the covid-19 pandemic by providing a growing range of viral variants. They make global action yet more urgent

Razing Arizona • PHOENIX

Border disorder • DALLAS

The truth is not out there • The government comes clean on UFOS

There goes the neighbourhood • What gets lost when national politics eats everything

Serve the people • MIAMI

Searching for the truth • VANCOUVER

Mestizaje, reality and myth • The demand to revise Latin America’s national identities

Taking back control • Kim Jong Un rediscovers his love of central planning

Meet the Dravidian Stalin • DELHI

Return to sento • TOKYO

Schrödinger’s government • Malaysia’s democracy gets a boost from an unlikely quarter

Hindustani at heart • Indians of different religions are more alike than they may think

Carry that weight • China has big plans for its aircraft-carriers. It is fast learning how to use them

Giving up, lying down • HONG KONG

It works until it doesn’t • Citizens cheer the Communist Party’s 100th birthday, but its legitimacy rests on narrow pillars

Third time unlucky • JOHANNESBURG

Another kind of capture • JOHANNESBURG

Defeat in the mountains • What the rout of Ethiopia’s army means for the region

Sisi sees an opportunity • GAZA CITY

Kitchen inconsequential • DUBAI

Shifting the balance • Turkey’s new German submarines are riling Greece

Unsustained development goals • Development assistance rises, but not by much

Darkness shrouds the mountain • PODGORICA

Mr Europe • Our erstwhile Brussels correspondent died on June 24th, aged 90

Politics by other means • Why football can never escape politics at the European championship

The five million • Britain is much more European than anybody thought. At some point politicians will notice that

Opposites attract • Even as lockdowns ease, protests are going strong

The comeback kid • The toughest problem facing Sajid Javid as health secretary is a looming social-care crisis

The attention recession • People have spent a year glued to screens, but now the media boom is turning to bust

A hybrid new world • Post-pandemic work is here. And it is messy

Edifice complexities • SAN FRANCISCO

The perils of PR • Companies can get sucked in to spending too much on their image

Curtain-raiser • Cannes kicks off a brighter blockbuster season. Backstage, things look bleaker

Is Facebook a monopolist? • SAN FRANCISCO

Raining on the parade • The risks of writing blank cheques to a cloud-computing oligopoly

Lives v livelihoods • Lockdowns have become an essential tool for coping...


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The Economist is a global weekly magazine written for those who share an uncommon interest in being well and broadly informed. Each issue explores domestic and international issues, business, finance, current affairs, science, technology and the arts.

Coronavirus briefs • To 6am GMT Jul 1st 2›21

The world this week

The real risk to America’s democracy • Partisan election administration is a greater worry than voter suppression

The long goodbye • The pandemic is still far from over, but glimpses of its legacy are emerging

Mercury rising • How to protect people from the growing threat posed by extreme heat

Code red • Hong Kong’s regulator is right to be wary of finance with Chinese characteristics

A vote of confidence • Britain should encourage the 5m Europeans who want to settle to become citizens

Letters

Coats of many colours • Evolution has complicated the covid-19 pandemic by providing a growing range of viral variants. They make global action yet more urgent

Razing Arizona • PHOENIX

Border disorder • DALLAS

The truth is not out there • The government comes clean on UFOS

There goes the neighbourhood • What gets lost when national politics eats everything

Serve the people • MIAMI

Searching for the truth • VANCOUVER

Mestizaje, reality and myth • The demand to revise Latin America’s national identities

Taking back control • Kim Jong Un rediscovers his love of central planning

Meet the Dravidian Stalin • DELHI

Return to sento • TOKYO

Schrödinger’s government • Malaysia’s democracy gets a boost from an unlikely quarter

Hindustani at heart • Indians of different religions are more alike than they may think

Carry that weight • China has big plans for its aircraft-carriers. It is fast learning how to use them

Giving up, lying down • HONG KONG

It works until it doesn’t • Citizens cheer the Communist Party’s 100th birthday, but its legitimacy rests on narrow pillars

Third time unlucky • JOHANNESBURG

Another kind of capture • JOHANNESBURG

Defeat in the mountains • What the rout of Ethiopia’s army means for the region

Sisi sees an opportunity • GAZA CITY

Kitchen inconsequential • DUBAI

Shifting the balance • Turkey’s new German submarines are riling Greece

Unsustained development goals • Development assistance rises, but not by much

Darkness shrouds the mountain • PODGORICA

Mr Europe • Our erstwhile Brussels correspondent died on June 24th, aged 90

Politics by other means • Why football can never escape politics at the European championship

The five million • Britain is much more European than anybody thought. At some point politicians will notice that

Opposites attract • Even as lockdowns ease, protests are going strong

The comeback kid • The toughest problem facing Sajid Javid as health secretary is a looming social-care crisis

The attention recession • People have spent a year glued to screens, but now the media boom is turning to bust

A hybrid new world • Post-pandemic work is here. And it is messy

Edifice complexities • SAN FRANCISCO

The perils of PR • Companies can get sucked in to spending too much on their image

Curtain-raiser • Cannes kicks off a brighter blockbuster season. Backstage, things look bleaker

Is Facebook a monopolist? • SAN FRANCISCO

Raining on the parade • The risks of writing blank cheques to a cloud-computing oligopoly

Lives v livelihoods • Lockdowns have become an essential tool for coping...


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