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The Economist

Aug 27 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

Are sanctions working? • The lessons from a new era of economic warfare

Impunity at bay • A corrupt politician has gone to jail in Malaysia. He must stay there

Distressing debt • How China should handle its bad loans to poor countries

A risky distraction • Voters should be sceptical of attempts to solve problems by fiddling with constitutions

Realising the revolution • Science has made a new genetic era possible. Now let it flourish

Letters

The trials of gene therapy • Changing people’s genes promises cures for all sorts of diseases; but to keep those promises will require a lot more work

The Inflation Acceleration Action • WASHINGTON, DCWith a stroke of his pen, Joe Biden spends hundreds of billions on reducing student-loan debt

The great rebate • WASHINGTON, DCStates are awash with cash. Some are using it more carefully than others

A touch of class • WASHINGTON, DCThe new “national teacher shortage” is neither new nor national

Secret sauce • It has become easier to sell food from home. But the rules can be confusing

Too damned high • More cities are passing rent-control laws. Is that wise?

A bused people • A cruel ploy makes a fair point: America’s border crisis demands national attention

Far behind, but gaining • SÃO PAULOPresident Jair Bolsonaro, lagging in the polls, turns to God and cash

Kirchner karma • BUENOS AIRESCristina Fernández de Kirchner could face 12 years in prison

Federal offence • SÃO PAULOState governors have been emboldened under Jair Bolsonaro

Goodbye to Mr $700m • KUALA LUMPURNajib Razak, the mind-bogglingly corrupt former prime minister, is going to prison at last

Mullet spring • DUBBOThe resurgence of a controversial hairstyle divides the country

Uncertain terms • KUALA LUMPURThe prime minister has ruled for eight years. Or is it five? Maybe three?

Imran on the back foot • ISLAMABADPakistan’s government wields anti-terror laws against Imran Khan

Panic button • What South Korea’s president must learn

Party’s over • COLOMBOFaced with an overseas debt crisis, will China change its ways?

Complain at your own risk • The party says it welcomes the airing of grievances. Just don’t go too far

No-fly zone • BEIJINGMost flights into and out of China remain grounded

The long goodbye • RAMALLAHSomeone, some day, will have to replace Mahmoud Abbas. But don’t expect someone very different

Fire hazard • JERUSALEMGas under the sea sends sparks flying between Lebanon and Israel

Eighty and waity • An emirate without vim

Falling apart • NAIROBIThe war in Tigray is far from over—and the state is unravelling elsewhere

Pupils with begging bowls • ABUJAWhy vulnerable children get swept into dodgy religious orders

The manpower race • KENTRussia and Ukraine need more soldiers. Who can train them faster?

Six months of war:

Forging a nation • KYIVUkraine marks its 31st anniversary under the threat of Russian attack

Lost in invasion • ODESSAThe war is putting many locals off speaking Russian

The side-effects of war • As fighting in Ukraine drags on, the costs for Europe are mounting

The bill for the box • The century-old funding mechanism for Britain’s public broadcaster is under attack

Electric shock • The energy market may be...


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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

Are sanctions working? • The lessons from a new era of economic warfare

Impunity at bay • A corrupt politician has gone to jail in Malaysia. He must stay there

Distressing debt • How China should handle its bad loans to poor countries

A risky distraction • Voters should be sceptical of attempts to solve problems by fiddling with constitutions

Realising the revolution • Science has made a new genetic era possible. Now let it flourish

Letters

The trials of gene therapy • Changing people’s genes promises cures for all sorts of diseases; but to keep those promises will require a lot more work

The Inflation Acceleration Action • WASHINGTON, DCWith a stroke of his pen, Joe Biden spends hundreds of billions on reducing student-loan debt

The great rebate • WASHINGTON, DCStates are awash with cash. Some are using it more carefully than others

A touch of class • WASHINGTON, DCThe new “national teacher shortage” is neither new nor national

Secret sauce • It has become easier to sell food from home. But the rules can be confusing

Too damned high • More cities are passing rent-control laws. Is that wise?

A bused people • A cruel ploy makes a fair point: America’s border crisis demands national attention

Far behind, but gaining • SÃO PAULOPresident Jair Bolsonaro, lagging in the polls, turns to God and cash

Kirchner karma • BUENOS AIRESCristina Fernández de Kirchner could face 12 years in prison

Federal offence • SÃO PAULOState governors have been emboldened under Jair Bolsonaro

Goodbye to Mr $700m • KUALA LUMPURNajib Razak, the mind-bogglingly corrupt former prime minister, is going to prison at last

Mullet spring • DUBBOThe resurgence of a controversial hairstyle divides the country

Uncertain terms • KUALA LUMPURThe prime minister has ruled for eight years. Or is it five? Maybe three?

Imran on the back foot • ISLAMABADPakistan’s government wields anti-terror laws against Imran Khan

Panic button • What South Korea’s president must learn

Party’s over • COLOMBOFaced with an overseas debt crisis, will China change its ways?

Complain at your own risk • The party says it welcomes the airing of grievances. Just don’t go too far

No-fly zone • BEIJINGMost flights into and out of China remain grounded

The long goodbye • RAMALLAHSomeone, some day, will have to replace Mahmoud Abbas. But don’t expect someone very different

Fire hazard • JERUSALEMGas under the sea sends sparks flying between Lebanon and Israel

Eighty and waity • An emirate without vim

Falling apart • NAIROBIThe war in Tigray is far from over—and the state is unravelling elsewhere

Pupils with begging bowls • ABUJAWhy vulnerable children get swept into dodgy religious orders

The manpower race • KENTRussia and Ukraine need more soldiers. Who can train them faster?

Six months of war:

Forging a nation • KYIVUkraine marks its 31st anniversary under the threat of Russian attack

Lost in invasion • ODESSAThe war is putting many locals off speaking Russian

The side-effects of war • As fighting in Ukraine drags on, the costs for Europe are mounting

The bill for the box • The century-old funding mechanism for Britain’s public broadcaster is under attack

Electric shock • The energy market may be...


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