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The Economist

Sep 11 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 Sep 9th 2021

The world this week

America then and now • The superpower is in danger of swinging from hubris to muddle

Why nations that fail women fail • And why foreign policy should pay more heed to half of humanity

Age and enlightenment • Boris Johnson is right to spend more on health and social care, but he is paying for it the wrong way

Courting trouble • Texas’s bounty-hunting abortion law sets a troubling precedent

New ideas, old tricks • Ignore the bitcoin tech-bro hype. Nayib Bukele is an old-fashioned caudillo

Letters

Uncontained • NEW YORK

Renaissance town • NEW YORK

Roads back to Roe • WASHINGTON, DC

Not moving the needle • Full hospital wards have little effect on vaccine take-up

Released • NEW YORK

Nuns and nones • WASHINGTON, DC

Imperfect recall • The potential recall of California’s governor shows how a populist tool is being appropriated for partisan ends

Muslims on top • Being demonised has not interrupted American Muslims’ impressive rise

A populist pushes back • SÃO PAULO

Judges for choice • MEXICO CITY

Crypto creep • SAN SALVADOR

The shoe drops • What the Delta variant did to South-East Asia

Face: the facts • A big study in Bangladesh finds simple ways to encourage the use of masks

Hell-care providers • SINGAPORE

Empty clinics, hungry lions • KABUL

September surprise • Suga Yoshihide’s resignation heralds an era of uncertainty for Japan

The shadow caste casts • The absurdity—and cost—of affirmative action for the majority

Codified crackdown • China is becoming a laboratory for the regulation of digital technology

Talkin’ ‘bout a revolution • A radical leftist blog post sparks an online firestorm

For the few, not the many • A new book lifts the curtain on anti-corruption campaigns to reveal an untouchable elite

Another one bites the dust • DAKAR

The other Zionism • JOHANNESBURG AND MANZINI

Mega-country, micro-pensions • The struggle to get informal workers to save for retirement

Not management material • Iranians worry that their new administration is inept

The Taliban-whisperers • DUBAI

Still searching • BERLIN

Gloom and grumbling • BERLIN

Grappling with a Rubik’s cube • BARCELONA AND MADRID

The EU Zodiac • Europe’s political astrologers are waiting for electoral systems to align

Spend with care • The prime minister raises taxes and breaks a promise

Streets and bricks • How a modernist architect won over traditionalists

North of the Tyne is mine • A left-wing metro mayor is helping to deliver a right-wing government’s signature policy

The cost of oppressing women • BASRA AND TORORO

Gelsinger’s opening gambit • SAN FRANCISCO

Baghdad pay dirt • PARIS

Cable ties • As Americans cut the cord, Europeans sign up for more pay-TV

DAX redux

The direct approach • NEW YORK

Suits v sweatpants • The pandemic has refashioned corporate dress codes

Illumina and the holy GRAIL • The “Google of genomics” meets the techbashers of antitrust

The cracked egg • LONDON AND SAN FRANCISCO

Higher still • A coup in Guinea adds fuel to aluminium’s red-hot rally

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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 Sep 9th 2021

The world this week

America then and now • The superpower is in danger of swinging from hubris to muddle

Why nations that fail women fail • And why foreign policy should pay more heed to half of humanity

Age and enlightenment • Boris Johnson is right to spend more on health and social care, but he is paying for it the wrong way

Courting trouble • Texas’s bounty-hunting abortion law sets a troubling precedent

New ideas, old tricks • Ignore the bitcoin tech-bro hype. Nayib Bukele is an old-fashioned caudillo

Letters

Uncontained • NEW YORK

Renaissance town • NEW YORK

Roads back to Roe • WASHINGTON, DC

Not moving the needle • Full hospital wards have little effect on vaccine take-up

Released • NEW YORK

Nuns and nones • WASHINGTON, DC

Imperfect recall • The potential recall of California’s governor shows how a populist tool is being appropriated for partisan ends

Muslims on top • Being demonised has not interrupted American Muslims’ impressive rise

A populist pushes back • SÃO PAULO

Judges for choice • MEXICO CITY

Crypto creep • SAN SALVADOR

The shoe drops • What the Delta variant did to South-East Asia

Face: the facts • A big study in Bangladesh finds simple ways to encourage the use of masks

Hell-care providers • SINGAPORE

Empty clinics, hungry lions • KABUL

September surprise • Suga Yoshihide’s resignation heralds an era of uncertainty for Japan

The shadow caste casts • The absurdity—and cost—of affirmative action for the majority

Codified crackdown • China is becoming a laboratory for the regulation of digital technology

Talkin’ ‘bout a revolution • A radical leftist blog post sparks an online firestorm

For the few, not the many • A new book lifts the curtain on anti-corruption campaigns to reveal an untouchable elite

Another one bites the dust • DAKAR

The other Zionism • JOHANNESBURG AND MANZINI

Mega-country, micro-pensions • The struggle to get informal workers to save for retirement

Not management material • Iranians worry that their new administration is inept

The Taliban-whisperers • DUBAI

Still searching • BERLIN

Gloom and grumbling • BERLIN

Grappling with a Rubik’s cube • BARCELONA AND MADRID

The EU Zodiac • Europe’s political astrologers are waiting for electoral systems to align

Spend with care • The prime minister raises taxes and breaks a promise

Streets and bricks • How a modernist architect won over traditionalists

North of the Tyne is mine • A left-wing metro mayor is helping to deliver a right-wing government’s signature policy

The cost of oppressing women • BASRA AND TORORO

Gelsinger’s opening gambit • SAN FRANCISCO

Baghdad pay dirt • PARIS

Cable ties • As Americans cut the cord, Europeans sign up for more pay-TV

DAX redux

The direct approach • NEW YORK

Suits v sweatpants • The pandemic has refashioned corporate dress codes

Illumina and the holy GRAIL • The “Google of genomics” meets the techbashers of antitrust

The cracked egg • LONDON AND SAN FRANCISCO

Higher still • A coup in Guinea adds fuel to aluminium’s red-hot rally

Home...


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