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The Economist

Jul 09 2022
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.

The Economist

Politics

Business

Clownfall • Britain’s departing prime minister leaves behind a stricken country

Who’s afraid of TikTok? • The world’s most exciting app is also its most mistrusted

The new exceptionalism • America has a set of laws on important subjects that do not reflect the views of Americans

Crisis in the classroom • Governments are ignoring the pandemic’s disastrous effect on education

Private pain • The buy-out business may struggle in a changed economic climate

Magna mistake • Chile’s draft constitution is a fiscally irresponsible left-wing wish list. Voters should reject it

Letters

Quavering • TikTok’s rivals are nervous. Governments are suspicious. A billion users and rising are glued to their screens

Trumpism’s new Washington army • WASHINGTON, DCIn preparation for power, the new right builds new institutions

Votes for zygotes? • WASHINGTON, DCObtaining rights for the unborn is the next frontier for anti-abortionists

Allow and unleash • America aims to harness its entrepreneurial, democratic spirit for a military edge

Copicat • NEW YORKTo hook diners, an invasive species of carp gets a new name

No, no se puede • WASHINGTON, DCDemocrats have a Hispanic problem

High noon for Liz Cheney • The lesson from the film most requested by presidents in the White House

Hearts, not minds • A new draft constitution would shift the country far to the left

Find works; insert spanner; repeat • BUENOS AIRESMartin Guzmán resigns because of political infighting

Rafting with rebels • MIRAVALLESome ex-farc guerrillas have become tourist guides. But not everyone has swapped pistols for paddles

Cold comfort • SEOUL AND TOKYOHistory divides South Korea and Japan. They have a rare chance to make up

Bureaucratic nightmare • KABULTechnocrats and former fighters rub shoulders in the civil service

Shinde shindig • MUMBAIThe Bharatiya Janata Party wrests control of India’s richest state

Bridges to liberty • Female employment rises as journey times fall

The new isolationism • Pandemic border closures have cut Japan off from the world. It’s time to end them

Building blocs • Having watched China’s Belt and Road Initiative for nearly a decade, the G7 has at last come up with an alternative

Above the water line • YINGDEImproved planning means fewer people are dying from floods

Hacked • A huge recent data leak was not unexpected

Having a larp • Officials worry about a new form of entertainment

Either ore • KOLWEZI AND FUNGURUMEHow the world depends on small cobalt miners

He shoots, he scores… • FREETOWN…again and again and again (allegedly)

Yair apparent • JERUSALEMYair Lapid has four months to stop Binyamin Netanyahu from returning

Paving paradise • Historic houseboats are the latest victims of an addiction to cement

A burgeoning new bazaar • QURAYYATArabs and their neighbours are rediscovering an old love

AN ANATOMY OF ERASURE • How a free and open Hong Kong became a police state

Kherson bound • ZELENODOLSK AND KRYVYI RIHDriving Russian occupiers from the south will be a fierce fight

Fate unknown • Russia is abducting thousands of Ukrainians

Welcome to boom town • RZESZOWAmerican weapons shipments transform Rzeszow

From bad to worse • BERLIN AND WARSAWTrust between...


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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.

The Economist

Politics

Business

Clownfall • Britain’s departing prime minister leaves behind a stricken country

Who’s afraid of TikTok? • The world’s most exciting app is also its most mistrusted

The new exceptionalism • America has a set of laws on important subjects that do not reflect the views of Americans

Crisis in the classroom • Governments are ignoring the pandemic’s disastrous effect on education

Private pain • The buy-out business may struggle in a changed economic climate

Magna mistake • Chile’s draft constitution is a fiscally irresponsible left-wing wish list. Voters should reject it

Letters

Quavering • TikTok’s rivals are nervous. Governments are suspicious. A billion users and rising are glued to their screens

Trumpism’s new Washington army • WASHINGTON, DCIn preparation for power, the new right builds new institutions

Votes for zygotes? • WASHINGTON, DCObtaining rights for the unborn is the next frontier for anti-abortionists

Allow and unleash • America aims to harness its entrepreneurial, democratic spirit for a military edge

Copicat • NEW YORKTo hook diners, an invasive species of carp gets a new name

No, no se puede • WASHINGTON, DCDemocrats have a Hispanic problem

High noon for Liz Cheney • The lesson from the film most requested by presidents in the White House

Hearts, not minds • A new draft constitution would shift the country far to the left

Find works; insert spanner; repeat • BUENOS AIRESMartin Guzmán resigns because of political infighting

Rafting with rebels • MIRAVALLESome ex-farc guerrillas have become tourist guides. But not everyone has swapped pistols for paddles

Cold comfort • SEOUL AND TOKYOHistory divides South Korea and Japan. They have a rare chance to make up

Bureaucratic nightmare • KABULTechnocrats and former fighters rub shoulders in the civil service

Shinde shindig • MUMBAIThe Bharatiya Janata Party wrests control of India’s richest state

Bridges to liberty • Female employment rises as journey times fall

The new isolationism • Pandemic border closures have cut Japan off from the world. It’s time to end them

Building blocs • Having watched China’s Belt and Road Initiative for nearly a decade, the G7 has at last come up with an alternative

Above the water line • YINGDEImproved planning means fewer people are dying from floods

Hacked • A huge recent data leak was not unexpected

Having a larp • Officials worry about a new form of entertainment

Either ore • KOLWEZI AND FUNGURUMEHow the world depends on small cobalt miners

He shoots, he scores… • FREETOWN…again and again and again (allegedly)

Yair apparent • JERUSALEMYair Lapid has four months to stop Binyamin Netanyahu from returning

Paving paradise • Historic houseboats are the latest victims of an addiction to cement

A burgeoning new bazaar • QURAYYATArabs and their neighbours are rediscovering an old love

AN ANATOMY OF ERASURE • How a free and open Hong Kong became a police state

Kherson bound • ZELENODOLSK AND KRYVYI RIHDriving Russian occupiers from the south will be a fierce fight

Fate unknown • Russia is abducting thousands of Ukrainians

Welcome to boom town • RZESZOWAmerican weapons shipments transform Rzeszow

From bad to worse • BERLIN AND WARSAWTrust between...


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