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The Economist

Aug 20 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.

Volume 444 Number 9309

Politics

Business

Leashed • Donald Trump’s grip on the Republican Party is tightening

Britain’s next prime minister • It will be a technocrat who knows what to do, or a politician who knows how to do it

Stay cool on Kherson • Ukraine’s army should not rush to recapture the whole province

Beware bear traps • American markets are staging a recovery. Can it last?

Never-ending story • The old battles still rage, as the attack on Salman Rushdie shows

Letters

Donald Trump’s Republicans That hideous strength • DALLAS, PHOENIX AND JACKSON, WYOMINGAfter the mid-term elections this November, the Republican Party will be Trumpier than ever

The paranoid style of Merrick Garland • NEW YORKThe investigation of Donald Trump recalls another sensitive inquiry

Primary pugilism • NEW YORKRedistricting turns once-friendly neighbours into political foes

Gone fishing • A new ranked-choice voting system hampers Sarah Palin’s hopes

Buy-out on the bayou • LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA, AND MANVILLE, NEW JERSEYSome flood-prone places are being abandoned

If pigs could fly • NEW YORKLobbying and litigation frustrate moves to give farm animals more space

History test • NEW YORK“Originalism” is pushing the law to the right. Could it be a tool for progressives?

A Golden opportunity • Democrats are wrong to give up on rural America. The right candidates can win there

Pots of pink gold • SASKATOONA remote Canadian province luxuriates in the global supply crunch

Isolation interrupted • CARACASA regional left turn and high oil prices boost Nicolás Maduro

State organ • The republic’s royal past is gone but not forgotten

Slow death • SINGAPOREFive years on from the genocide in Myanmar, its Muslim minority still suffers—on both sides of the border with Bangladesh

Cabinet me-shuffle • SYDNEYThe former prime minister took on five other portfolios without informing his citizens—or even some incumbent ministers

The riches of the earth • ZAMBOANGAA judgment in Europe awards billions to a forgotten Filipino monarchy

Return to form • SEOULAmerica and South Korea restart their big military drills after five years

Tasty stick growth • TOKYOPrices are rising, but not wages

Storm in a port • The rising prominence of the Indian Ocean worries the countries in it

No way out • HONG KONGChina’s economy is beset by problems. The zero-covid policy is just one

Airing grievances • HULUDAOThe creative ways Chinese activists protest against pollution

Seeing red • In the grey zone between propaganda and dissent

Big Fund, big problems • BEIJINGChina’s chips push is mired in corruption allegations

Enter the strongman • NAIROBIWilliam Ruto, the likely new president, stirs hope and alarm in equal measure

Dead but not forgotten • JOHANNESBURGThe ghost of José Eduardo dos Santos haunts Angola’s coming poll

Follow the Fed • DUBAIArab central banks tag along with America’s, not always happily

Go forth and multiply • TEL AVIVBirth rates are converging between Jews and Muslims in Israel

Stick or twist? • KRYVYI RIHUkraine needs to show progress on the battlefield. But its army may not be ready

At the sharp end • NATALYNE AND ZAPORIZHIALife in occupied Kherson is grim

No room for doubt • Russia compels religious leaders to show rapturous...


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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.

Volume 444 Number 9309

Politics

Business

Leashed • Donald Trump’s grip on the Republican Party is tightening

Britain’s next prime minister • It will be a technocrat who knows what to do, or a politician who knows how to do it

Stay cool on Kherson • Ukraine’s army should not rush to recapture the whole province

Beware bear traps • American markets are staging a recovery. Can it last?

Never-ending story • The old battles still rage, as the attack on Salman Rushdie shows

Letters

Donald Trump’s Republicans That hideous strength • DALLAS, PHOENIX AND JACKSON, WYOMINGAfter the mid-term elections this November, the Republican Party will be Trumpier than ever

The paranoid style of Merrick Garland • NEW YORKThe investigation of Donald Trump recalls another sensitive inquiry

Primary pugilism • NEW YORKRedistricting turns once-friendly neighbours into political foes

Gone fishing • A new ranked-choice voting system hampers Sarah Palin’s hopes

Buy-out on the bayou • LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA, AND MANVILLE, NEW JERSEYSome flood-prone places are being abandoned

If pigs could fly • NEW YORKLobbying and litigation frustrate moves to give farm animals more space

History test • NEW YORK“Originalism” is pushing the law to the right. Could it be a tool for progressives?

A Golden opportunity • Democrats are wrong to give up on rural America. The right candidates can win there

Pots of pink gold • SASKATOONA remote Canadian province luxuriates in the global supply crunch

Isolation interrupted • CARACASA regional left turn and high oil prices boost Nicolás Maduro

State organ • The republic’s royal past is gone but not forgotten

Slow death • SINGAPOREFive years on from the genocide in Myanmar, its Muslim minority still suffers—on both sides of the border with Bangladesh

Cabinet me-shuffle • SYDNEYThe former prime minister took on five other portfolios without informing his citizens—or even some incumbent ministers

The riches of the earth • ZAMBOANGAA judgment in Europe awards billions to a forgotten Filipino monarchy

Return to form • SEOULAmerica and South Korea restart their big military drills after five years

Tasty stick growth • TOKYOPrices are rising, but not wages

Storm in a port • The rising prominence of the Indian Ocean worries the countries in it

No way out • HONG KONGChina’s economy is beset by problems. The zero-covid policy is just one

Airing grievances • HULUDAOThe creative ways Chinese activists protest against pollution

Seeing red • In the grey zone between propaganda and dissent

Big Fund, big problems • BEIJINGChina’s chips push is mired in corruption allegations

Enter the strongman • NAIROBIWilliam Ruto, the likely new president, stirs hope and alarm in equal measure

Dead but not forgotten • JOHANNESBURGThe ghost of José Eduardo dos Santos haunts Angola’s coming poll

Follow the Fed • DUBAIArab central banks tag along with America’s, not always happily

Go forth and multiply • TEL AVIVBirth rates are converging between Jews and Muslims in Israel

Stick or twist? • KRYVYI RIHUkraine needs to show progress on the battlefield. But its army may not be ready

At the sharp end • NATALYNE AND ZAPORIZHIALife in occupied Kherson is grim

No room for doubt • Russia compels religious leaders to show rapturous...


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