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The Economist

Jul 16 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

Wake up, Democrats • For the good of America, the governing party urgently needs to take on its own activists

Europe’s coming winter peril • A bitter energy crisis is in prospect. Europe needs to act now

After Abe • Japan should stay true to Abe Shinzo’s vision—up to a point

British understatement • Government budgets face a painful crunch. Tory leadership hopefuls seem oblivious

Post-quantum solace • A future-proof way to encrypt sensitive data is now available. Put it to use

Let priests wed • Scrapping the celibacy rule would make it easier to recruit clerics who don’t abuse children

Letters

Peak progressive • WASHINGTON, DCDemocrats are realising that they must moderate or die

Schools for scandal • WASHINGTON, DC “Critical race theory” is being weaponised as part of America’s culture wars. What’s all the fuss about?

More writing on the wall • JAMAICA TRAIN YARD, QUEENS Tourists are coming to the Big Apple to tag, sometimes at their peril

Recession-spotting • WASHINGTON, DC Even if gdp shrinks, America may officially avoid a downturn. For now

Farewell to a bizarre landmark • Conspiracy theories about the Georgia Guidestones were common

Democrats dither dangerously on abortion • The potential consequences of their lack of direction are evident in Nevada

Might Bolsonaro try to steal the vote? • President Jair Bolsonaro says he can only lose an election in October if it is rigged

On the move • Migrant flows are changing. A new declaration may help manage them

Staying the course • NARA AND TOKYO Abe Shinzo’s policies will live on, but may be enacted more slowly

Gota goes • COLOMBO The president flees, leaving a country in chaos

Politics takes atoll • The Pacific Islands Forum is derailed by a high-profile withdrawal

The way the wind blows • SEOUL Intra-party feuding is making an unpopular president’s job even harder

Abe’s legacy • Not just Japan, but Asia too is better off for Abe Shinzo’s vigorous diplomacy

Heading down a dangerous path • By fostering an ugly nationalism, Xi Jinping is making China and the world less safe

Send in the thugs • SHANGHAI How not to handle a financial scandal

The civilising effect • BEIJINGCities win the party’s favour with clean streets and tidy toilets

A voyage to nowhere • JERUSALEM America’s president embarks on an aimless trip to the Middle East

The blockade generation • GAZA CITY Young Palestinians in Gaza cannot find work and cannot leave

Rhinos, cows and men with guns • SOSIAN Violence racks the biggest, driest and poorest chunk of Kenya. Wildlife conservancies can help

A legacy of looting • JOHANNESBURG José Eduardo dos Santos, a crooked ex-president, has died

Winter is coming • Europe is preparing for a possible cut-off of Russian gas

Cold front • KYIV AND OKHTYRKA The war is creating unique challenges for Ukraine’s energy planners

Deep battle • KYIV Ukraine’s new rockets are wreaking havoc on Russia’s army

The price is wrong • GAZIANTEP Grappling with inflation that unofficial estimates put above 100%

How many cows are too many? • AMSTERDAMAnd is a nut a fruit, asks the Dutch government?

Leisure class • In praise of Europe’s axis of short school summer breaks

Trust exercise • What the early race to succeed Boris...


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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

Wake up, Democrats • For the good of America, the governing party urgently needs to take on its own activists

Europe’s coming winter peril • A bitter energy crisis is in prospect. Europe needs to act now

After Abe • Japan should stay true to Abe Shinzo’s vision—up to a point

British understatement • Government budgets face a painful crunch. Tory leadership hopefuls seem oblivious

Post-quantum solace • A future-proof way to encrypt sensitive data is now available. Put it to use

Let priests wed • Scrapping the celibacy rule would make it easier to recruit clerics who don’t abuse children

Letters

Peak progressive • WASHINGTON, DCDemocrats are realising that they must moderate or die

Schools for scandal • WASHINGTON, DC “Critical race theory” is being weaponised as part of America’s culture wars. What’s all the fuss about?

More writing on the wall • JAMAICA TRAIN YARD, QUEENS Tourists are coming to the Big Apple to tag, sometimes at their peril

Recession-spotting • WASHINGTON, DC Even if gdp shrinks, America may officially avoid a downturn. For now

Farewell to a bizarre landmark • Conspiracy theories about the Georgia Guidestones were common

Democrats dither dangerously on abortion • The potential consequences of their lack of direction are evident in Nevada

Might Bolsonaro try to steal the vote? • President Jair Bolsonaro says he can only lose an election in October if it is rigged

On the move • Migrant flows are changing. A new declaration may help manage them

Staying the course • NARA AND TOKYO Abe Shinzo’s policies will live on, but may be enacted more slowly

Gota goes • COLOMBO The president flees, leaving a country in chaos

Politics takes atoll • The Pacific Islands Forum is derailed by a high-profile withdrawal

The way the wind blows • SEOUL Intra-party feuding is making an unpopular president’s job even harder

Abe’s legacy • Not just Japan, but Asia too is better off for Abe Shinzo’s vigorous diplomacy

Heading down a dangerous path • By fostering an ugly nationalism, Xi Jinping is making China and the world less safe

Send in the thugs • SHANGHAI How not to handle a financial scandal

The civilising effect • BEIJINGCities win the party’s favour with clean streets and tidy toilets

A voyage to nowhere • JERUSALEM America’s president embarks on an aimless trip to the Middle East

The blockade generation • GAZA CITY Young Palestinians in Gaza cannot find work and cannot leave

Rhinos, cows and men with guns • SOSIAN Violence racks the biggest, driest and poorest chunk of Kenya. Wildlife conservancies can help

A legacy of looting • JOHANNESBURG José Eduardo dos Santos, a crooked ex-president, has died

Winter is coming • Europe is preparing for a possible cut-off of Russian gas

Cold front • KYIV AND OKHTYRKA The war is creating unique challenges for Ukraine’s energy planners

Deep battle • KYIV Ukraine’s new rockets are wreaking havoc on Russia’s army

The price is wrong • GAZIANTEP Grappling with inflation that unofficial estimates put above 100%

How many cows are too many? • AMSTERDAMAnd is a nut a fruit, asks the Dutch government?

Leisure class • In praise of Europe’s axis of short school summer breaks

Trust exercise • What the early race to succeed Boris...


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