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The Economist

Nov 13 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 November 11th 2021

The world this week

Putin’s new era of repression • It will lead to more confrontation with the West

A final choice • Assisted dying is spreading, but too many are still denied this basic freedom

China’s other debt problem • Evergrande is not the only looming danger in the mainland’s financial system

War, drought, famine • The world must act now to stop Afghans starving

The discreet charm of nuclear power • It makes fighting climate change a lot easier

Letters

Manacled in Moscow • MOSCOW

Of walls and wobbles • SASABE, ARIZONA

Unlocked • WINFIELD, MISSOURI

You’re in trouble • CHICAGO

Energy deficient • DENVER

Latin hex • A large minority of Hispanic voters support Trump populism. This looks catastrophic for the left

By the book • CARACAS

A family affair • Daniel Ortega steals the election in Nicaragua

Following the money • Jair Bolsonaro is bad for Brazil’s economy

Manufacturing a green revolution • GUNSAN AND ULSAN

Levelling up • Bangladesh is making a serious attempt to move away from cramming

Levelling down • ISLAMABAD

How to get a promotion • YANGON

The great board game • How the game of Go explains China’s aggression towards India

The spectral game • Despite pledging not to, China still uses hackers to steal business secrets

New kids on the cell block • The city’s jails are filling up with political prisoners

Why China has a zero-covid policy • Harsh rules enjoy support, as long as a majority feels safe

No tourist Mecca • ABHA

Get two rooms • RABAT

The new predators • JERUSALEM AND WASHINGTON, DC

No farewell to arms • MUBAMBIRO

Time and punishment • MONROVIA

Disoriented express • BERLIN

Caught at the wire • A scheme to use migrants to split the EU is likely to backfire

The arc of susceptibility • Countries with poor vaccination rates are suffering dreadfully

Going bananas • ISTANBUL

Minimum wage, maximum rage • A fight about worker pay pits a Scandinavian duo against the rest of the European Union

This time, it’s different • Rolls-Royce and the government are betting that small reactors can fix nuclear power’s tricky economics

Mustn’t grumble • Britons are keen on greenery—especially the wasteful kind

Learning from Paterson • Boris Johnson needs to shake off the Brexit elite’s triumphalist, paranoid mindset

Death on demand • AMSTERDAM AND OTTAWA

Fading stars • Money is streaming into the movie business—but the biggest stars are losing out

Lab rats • Science and technology lifts the gloom for property investors

The impossible job • The demands on chief executives require them to be weird

Seal of the realm • HONG KONG

Not so general • NEW YORK

Golf’s course • BERLIN

Virtual world, Inc • SAN FRANCISCO

The flywheel delusion • Uber, DoorDash and similar firms can’t defy the laws of capitalism after all

Attack on the tycoons • HONG KONG

The bitcom boom • A venture-capital craze feels like the glory days of the dotcom era

The wrong kind of hot • A broad pickup in prices puts pressure on the Fed to raise rates

Reef relief • Belize trades...


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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 November 11th 2021

The world this week

Putin’s new era of repression • It will lead to more confrontation with the West

A final choice • Assisted dying is spreading, but too many are still denied this basic freedom

China’s other debt problem • Evergrande is not the only looming danger in the mainland’s financial system

War, drought, famine • The world must act now to stop Afghans starving

The discreet charm of nuclear power • It makes fighting climate change a lot easier

Letters

Manacled in Moscow • MOSCOW

Of walls and wobbles • SASABE, ARIZONA

Unlocked • WINFIELD, MISSOURI

You’re in trouble • CHICAGO

Energy deficient • DENVER

Latin hex • A large minority of Hispanic voters support Trump populism. This looks catastrophic for the left

By the book • CARACAS

A family affair • Daniel Ortega steals the election in Nicaragua

Following the money • Jair Bolsonaro is bad for Brazil’s economy

Manufacturing a green revolution • GUNSAN AND ULSAN

Levelling up • Bangladesh is making a serious attempt to move away from cramming

Levelling down • ISLAMABAD

How to get a promotion • YANGON

The great board game • How the game of Go explains China’s aggression towards India

The spectral game • Despite pledging not to, China still uses hackers to steal business secrets

New kids on the cell block • The city’s jails are filling up with political prisoners

Why China has a zero-covid policy • Harsh rules enjoy support, as long as a majority feels safe

No tourist Mecca • ABHA

Get two rooms • RABAT

The new predators • JERUSALEM AND WASHINGTON, DC

No farewell to arms • MUBAMBIRO

Time and punishment • MONROVIA

Disoriented express • BERLIN

Caught at the wire • A scheme to use migrants to split the EU is likely to backfire

The arc of susceptibility • Countries with poor vaccination rates are suffering dreadfully

Going bananas • ISTANBUL

Minimum wage, maximum rage • A fight about worker pay pits a Scandinavian duo against the rest of the European Union

This time, it’s different • Rolls-Royce and the government are betting that small reactors can fix nuclear power’s tricky economics

Mustn’t grumble • Britons are keen on greenery—especially the wasteful kind

Learning from Paterson • Boris Johnson needs to shake off the Brexit elite’s triumphalist, paranoid mindset

Death on demand • AMSTERDAM AND OTTAWA

Fading stars • Money is streaming into the movie business—but the biggest stars are losing out

Lab rats • Science and technology lifts the gloom for property investors

The impossible job • The demands on chief executives require them to be weird

Seal of the realm • HONG KONG

Not so general • NEW YORK

Golf’s course • BERLIN

Virtual world, Inc • SAN FRANCISCO

The flywheel delusion • Uber, DoorDash and similar firms can’t defy the laws of capitalism after all

Attack on the tycoons • HONG KONG

The bitcom boom • A venture-capital craze feels like the glory days of the dotcom era

The wrong kind of hot • A broad pickup in prices puts pressure on the Fed to raise rates

Reef relief • Belize trades...


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