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The Economist

Nov 27 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 25th 2021

The world this week

Adventure capitalism • The venture-capital industry is being supersized by a colossal boom. Good

Green shift • The new German government holds great promise. It will need luck, too

March of the midsized menaces • America’s retreat has let smaller countries wield more hard power. It is not going well

Winter wave • A fourth surge is causing panic and muddled thinking

Heir today, gone tomorrow? • For the Congress party to recover, the Gandhis must quit

Letters

The menace of midsized meddlers • ADDIS ABABA, BASRA, CARACAS, DUBAI, ISLAMABAD AND ISTANBUL

In tech we don’t trust • DALLAS AND WASHINGTON, DC

Worms v virus • Ivermectin may help covid-19 patients—but only those with worms

Seasonal spread • WASHINGTON, DC

Crime and punishment • CHICAGO

Reaping what you sow • DRESDEN, MAINE

Clashing at the clinics • JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI

The new tree army • MORRISON

Still armed, still dangerous • BAJO CAUCA

Waiting for the tourists to return • Until they do, economic recovery will be incomplete

With enemies like these • DELHI

A dictator’s demise • SEOUL

Globalising discontent • SYDNEY

No way out • Fraudsters are preying on Afghans desperate to leave their country

Oh no, it’s UMNO • One of the sleaziest former prime ministers in history is making a comeback

How green was my valley • KHARNAK AND KHARNAKLING

The West’s allure • China’s globetrotting students are getting back on the road

Shout it from the rooftops • BEIJING

The silencing of a tennis star • A wall of censorship cuts China off from the world

Picking their shots • DAKAR, KAMPALA AND MOROTO

Zapping the rap • KINSHASA

Coup de grâce • ADDIS ABABA AND KHARTOUM

Slouching towards an exit • DUBAI

Hacked off • JERUSALEM

All systems go • BERLIN

The fourth wave • BERLIN

Poseidon’s jewels • Riches lie below the waters of the Arctic. Exploiting them is risky

Console sisters • All the top e-sports players are male. Could that change?

The Franco-Italian job • A new treaty between Paris and Rome upends EU politics

Desperate measures • LONDON AND PARIS

Hard cases • A tussle over treatment for severely epileptic children turns ugly

Some modest proposals • A farewell—and three ideas for improving Britain

Goodbye darkness, my old friend • Vast satellite constellations are endangering the most ethereal of global commons: the night sky

Renaissance • After a long slumber, Europe’s animal spirits are stirring once more

Tim’s troubles • MILAN

Managing the Great Resignation • High staff churn is here to stay. Retention strategies require a rethink

Reloaded • LONOKE, ARKANSAS

iMac, iPhone, iRepair • SAN FRANCISCO

Back from the USSR • HONG KONG

Party hearty

In the flesh • In a recoupling of global business leaders, decoupling is the last thing on their mind

The next stage • The business of funding disruptive businesses is booming—and is itself being disrupted

Still in the hot seat • WASHINGTON, DC

Homegrown headache • WASHINGTON, DC

Going for broke • ISTANBUL

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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 25th 2021

The world this week

Adventure capitalism • The venture-capital industry is being supersized by a colossal boom. Good

Green shift • The new German government holds great promise. It will need luck, too

March of the midsized menaces • America’s retreat has let smaller countries wield more hard power. It is not going well

Winter wave • A fourth surge is causing panic and muddled thinking

Heir today, gone tomorrow? • For the Congress party to recover, the Gandhis must quit

Letters

The menace of midsized meddlers • ADDIS ABABA, BASRA, CARACAS, DUBAI, ISLAMABAD AND ISTANBUL

In tech we don’t trust • DALLAS AND WASHINGTON, DC

Worms v virus • Ivermectin may help covid-19 patients—but only those with worms

Seasonal spread • WASHINGTON, DC

Crime and punishment • CHICAGO

Reaping what you sow • DRESDEN, MAINE

Clashing at the clinics • JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI

The new tree army • MORRISON

Still armed, still dangerous • BAJO CAUCA

Waiting for the tourists to return • Until they do, economic recovery will be incomplete

With enemies like these • DELHI

A dictator’s demise • SEOUL

Globalising discontent • SYDNEY

No way out • Fraudsters are preying on Afghans desperate to leave their country

Oh no, it’s UMNO • One of the sleaziest former prime ministers in history is making a comeback

How green was my valley • KHARNAK AND KHARNAKLING

The West’s allure • China’s globetrotting students are getting back on the road

Shout it from the rooftops • BEIJING

The silencing of a tennis star • A wall of censorship cuts China off from the world

Picking their shots • DAKAR, KAMPALA AND MOROTO

Zapping the rap • KINSHASA

Coup de grâce • ADDIS ABABA AND KHARTOUM

Slouching towards an exit • DUBAI

Hacked off • JERUSALEM

All systems go • BERLIN

The fourth wave • BERLIN

Poseidon’s jewels • Riches lie below the waters of the Arctic. Exploiting them is risky

Console sisters • All the top e-sports players are male. Could that change?

The Franco-Italian job • A new treaty between Paris and Rome upends EU politics

Desperate measures • LONDON AND PARIS

Hard cases • A tussle over treatment for severely epileptic children turns ugly

Some modest proposals • A farewell—and three ideas for improving Britain

Goodbye darkness, my old friend • Vast satellite constellations are endangering the most ethereal of global commons: the night sky

Renaissance • After a long slumber, Europe’s animal spirits are stirring once more

Tim’s troubles • MILAN

Managing the Great Resignation • High staff churn is here to stay. Retention strategies require a rethink

Reloaded • LONOKE, ARKANSAS

iMac, iPhone, iRepair • SAN FRANCISCO

Back from the USSR • HONG KONG

Party hearty

In the flesh • In a recoupling of global business leaders, decoupling is the last thing on their mind

The next stage • The business of funding disruptive businesses is booming—and is itself being disrupted

Still in the hot seat • WASHINGTON, DC

Homegrown headache • WASHINGTON, DC

Going for broke • ISTANBUL

Full...


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