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The Economist

Oct 16 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 data • To 6am GMT October 14th 2021

The world this week

The energy shock • The first big scare of the green era reveals grave problems with the transition to clean energy

Cheques and imbalance • Is the world economy entering a wage-price spiral?

Covid-19’s rocky road • The world can see the end of the pandemic. Millions of lives depend on how it gets there

Who should police the web? • The responsibility belongs with politicians, not private firms

Building back best • After a bad decade and a miserable pandemic, the region’s economies have a chance to make progress

Letters

What lies ahead • The world will have to learn to live with covid-19. What will that future look like?

The keeper • INDIANAPOLIS

Anatomy of a scandal • WASHINGTON, DC

Left march • NEW YORK

Money talks • NEW YORK

Dave Chappelle for gender realism • A Hollywood A-lister shows how hollow—and marginal—the arguments of the woke left are

Post-pandemic pick up • The region has a chance to grow, if protectionists do not get in the way

Under the volcano • Guillermo Lasso’s battle against populism in Ecuador

Seeing like a state • DELHI

Duterte II: the sequel • MANILA

Not horsing around • ALMATY

No more Mr Rice Guy • COLOMBO

Working-class hero • South Korea’s ruling party stakes its future on an anti-establishment figure

Protracted war • BEIJING AND HONG KONG

How Xi’s China differs from Mao’s • An anti-superstition drive is about order and control, not smashing tradition

The final countdown • WASHINGTON, DC

Vote first, fight later • A dismal election could worsen Iraq’s political chaos

The far-fetched pavilions • DUBAI

The ghost of Thomas Sankara • OUAGADOUGOU

Ja to change • JOHANNESBURG

Uncomfortable truths • It is tempting to blame foreigners for Europe’s gas crisis. The main culprit is closer to home

Viennese walks • BERLIN

France’s wannabe Trump • PARIS

Polexit versus “dirty remain” • Poland is a problem precisely because it will not leave the EU

Two plus two make four • Universities have become hostile environments for researchers unwilling to bow to orthodoxy

Master and commander • The promotion of an admiral to run the armed forces reflects a naval tilt

Walls of silence • DAKAR, DUBAI, ISTANBUL, NEW YORK AND SINGAPORE

Speaking for the dead • An interview with Dmitry Muratov, Russia’s Nobel peace laureate

Playing for time • Don’t expect big oil to fix the energy crunch

An undersea change • CLV NEXANS AURORA

Girls uninterrupted • Femtech firms are enjoying an investment boom. About time

The longest layover • Air India returns to its original owner after 68 years. Now what?

How to run better meetings • The jury system offers clues to managers everywhere

Silicon Valley’s quiet reinventor • How Adobe became one of the world’s most valuable software firms

The pandemic pay rise • SAN FRANCISCO

Hard bargains • BERLIN

Rental resurgence • Yet another upward force on inflation: the housing boom

The International Monetary Bank • HONG KONG

Xi’s premium • HONG KONG

The shell games go on • Dirty money remains easy to hide, a new study finds

Plastic...


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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 data • To 6am GMT October 14th 2021

The world this week

The energy shock • The first big scare of the green era reveals grave problems with the transition to clean energy

Cheques and imbalance • Is the world economy entering a wage-price spiral?

Covid-19’s rocky road • The world can see the end of the pandemic. Millions of lives depend on how it gets there

Who should police the web? • The responsibility belongs with politicians, not private firms

Building back best • After a bad decade and a miserable pandemic, the region’s economies have a chance to make progress

Letters

What lies ahead • The world will have to learn to live with covid-19. What will that future look like?

The keeper • INDIANAPOLIS

Anatomy of a scandal • WASHINGTON, DC

Left march • NEW YORK

Money talks • NEW YORK

Dave Chappelle for gender realism • A Hollywood A-lister shows how hollow—and marginal—the arguments of the woke left are

Post-pandemic pick up • The region has a chance to grow, if protectionists do not get in the way

Under the volcano • Guillermo Lasso’s battle against populism in Ecuador

Seeing like a state • DELHI

Duterte II: the sequel • MANILA

Not horsing around • ALMATY

No more Mr Rice Guy • COLOMBO

Working-class hero • South Korea’s ruling party stakes its future on an anti-establishment figure

Protracted war • BEIJING AND HONG KONG

How Xi’s China differs from Mao’s • An anti-superstition drive is about order and control, not smashing tradition

The final countdown • WASHINGTON, DC

Vote first, fight later • A dismal election could worsen Iraq’s political chaos

The far-fetched pavilions • DUBAI

The ghost of Thomas Sankara • OUAGADOUGOU

Ja to change • JOHANNESBURG

Uncomfortable truths • It is tempting to blame foreigners for Europe’s gas crisis. The main culprit is closer to home

Viennese walks • BERLIN

France’s wannabe Trump • PARIS

Polexit versus “dirty remain” • Poland is a problem precisely because it will not leave the EU

Two plus two make four • Universities have become hostile environments for researchers unwilling to bow to orthodoxy

Master and commander • The promotion of an admiral to run the armed forces reflects a naval tilt

Walls of silence • DAKAR, DUBAI, ISTANBUL, NEW YORK AND SINGAPORE

Speaking for the dead • An interview with Dmitry Muratov, Russia’s Nobel peace laureate

Playing for time • Don’t expect big oil to fix the energy crunch

An undersea change • CLV NEXANS AURORA

Girls uninterrupted • Femtech firms are enjoying an investment boom. About time

The longest layover • Air India returns to its original owner after 68 years. Now what?

How to run better meetings • The jury system offers clues to managers everywhere

Silicon Valley’s quiet reinventor • How Adobe became one of the world’s most valuable software firms

The pandemic pay rise • SAN FRANCISCO

Hard bargains • BERLIN

Rental resurgence • Yet another upward force on inflation: the housing boom

The International Monetary Bank • HONG KONG

Xi’s premium • HONG KONG

The shell games go on • Dirty money remains easy to hide, a new study finds

Plastic...


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