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The Economist

Jan 15 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.

Coronavirus data • To 6am GMT January 13th 2022

The world this week

Beware the bossy state • State intervention is being transformed. That won’t make it any more effective

Party animal • With Boris Johnson clinging on as prime minister, Britain is in for a rough ride

Poor students • America’s educators have failed to learn from the safe opening of classrooms abroad

Standemonium • Central Asia will remain unstable, however many troops Russia sends

Stop inciting murder • The ruling party is unleashing forces it will not be able to control

A good idea, until it isn’t • Poorly understood cross-border capital flows pose a threat to stability

Letters

Steppe in the dark • ALMATY AND NUR-SULTAN

Refunding the police • NEW YORK

Diplomacy minus diplomats • WASHINGTON, DC

Filling the courts • WASHINGTON, DC

Classes cancelled • CHICAGO AND WASHINGTON, DC

Two tragedies, one explanation • PHILADELPHIA

City limits • AUSTIN

Death, taxes and a failing presidency • Joe Biden is a flawed politician in an impossible job

Silicon linings • BUENOS AIRES

Jair and balanced • SÃO PAULO

A puck in the teeth • Canada’s best ice-hockey players cannot go to the Olympics

Playing with fire • DELHI

Some like it otter • SINGAPORE

Thanks, but no thanks • COLOMBO

Djebacle • SYDNEY

Treading water • Despite its dominance, China does not have it all its way in the South China Sea

All change, bar one • Officials will have a nervous year, obsessed by sweeping leadership changes

One accident away from disaster • Lessons from a fatal Chinese collision with an American spy plane, 21 years ago

An EU-funded horror story • TRIPOLI

Make way • TUNIS

Happy Christmas, war is over? • NAIROBI

Wagner, worse than it sounds • DAKAR AND MOSCOW

Teetering at the summit • A crucial week of diplomacy yields no progress on Ukraine

Unfashionably gauche • PARIS

Swimming with the Yuletide • KYIV

Unclogging Europe • AMSTERDAM

Gas nightmares • A protracted energy crisis will trigger Europe’s neuroses

Breaking bad • A career of breaking rules, large and small, runs into crisis

It’s not cheap being green • Rows about the cost of energy are here to stay

What did you expect? • The prime minister, in his own way, is Britain’s most honest politician

The point of tipping • Does it make for better service? The evidence is mixed—and attitudes vary widely across the world

Move fast and heal things • As health care turns into a consumer product, a multi-trillion-dollar industry is being disrupted

What the Mittelstand wants • BERLIN

The new great game • HOUSTON

Of remote work and writing • The written word will flourish in the post-pandemic workplace

Creative seduction • TikTok is not silly. It is a serious disrupter

Super savers • HONG KONG

Atom and abroad • The Kazakh crisis sends a warning shot to buyers of nuclear fuel

Life after stimmy • WASHINGTON, DC

Aversion therapy • The new government hopes to cure Germans’ distaste for the stockmarket

Sexagenarians and the City • A fictional broker on the faster metabolism of finance

Taming tigers • HONG...


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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 January 13th 2022

The world this week

Beware the bossy state • State intervention is being transformed. That won’t make it any more effective

Party animal • With Boris Johnson clinging on as prime minister, Britain is in for a rough ride

Poor students • America’s educators have failed to learn from the safe opening of classrooms abroad

Standemonium • Central Asia will remain unstable, however many troops Russia sends

Stop inciting murder • The ruling party is unleashing forces it will not be able to control

A good idea, until it isn’t • Poorly understood cross-border capital flows pose a threat to stability

Letters

Steppe in the dark • ALMATY AND NUR-SULTAN

Refunding the police • NEW YORK

Diplomacy minus diplomats • WASHINGTON, DC

Filling the courts • WASHINGTON, DC

Classes cancelled • CHICAGO AND WASHINGTON, DC

Two tragedies, one explanation • PHILADELPHIA

City limits • AUSTIN

Death, taxes and a failing presidency • Joe Biden is a flawed politician in an impossible job

Silicon linings • BUENOS AIRES

Jair and balanced • SÃO PAULO

A puck in the teeth • Canada’s best ice-hockey players cannot go to the Olympics

Playing with fire • DELHI

Some like it otter • SINGAPORE

Thanks, but no thanks • COLOMBO

Djebacle • SYDNEY

Treading water • Despite its dominance, China does not have it all its way in the South China Sea

All change, bar one • Officials will have a nervous year, obsessed by sweeping leadership changes

One accident away from disaster • Lessons from a fatal Chinese collision with an American spy plane, 21 years ago

An EU-funded horror story • TRIPOLI

Make way • TUNIS

Happy Christmas, war is over? • NAIROBI

Wagner, worse than it sounds • DAKAR AND MOSCOW

Teetering at the summit • A crucial week of diplomacy yields no progress on Ukraine

Unfashionably gauche • PARIS

Swimming with the Yuletide • KYIV

Unclogging Europe • AMSTERDAM

Gas nightmares • A protracted energy crisis will trigger Europe’s neuroses

Breaking bad • A career of breaking rules, large and small, runs into crisis

It’s not cheap being green • Rows about the cost of energy are here to stay

What did you expect? • The prime minister, in his own way, is Britain’s most honest politician

The point of tipping • Does it make for better service? The evidence is mixed—and attitudes vary widely across the world

Move fast and heal things • As health care turns into a consumer product, a multi-trillion-dollar industry is being disrupted

What the Mittelstand wants • BERLIN

The new great game • HOUSTON

Of remote work and writing • The written word will flourish in the post-pandemic workplace

Creative seduction • TikTok is not silly. It is a serious disrupter

Super savers • HONG KONG

Atom and abroad • The Kazakh crisis sends a warning shot to buyers of nuclear fuel

Life after stimmy • WASHINGTON, DC

Aversion therapy • The new government hopes to cure Germans’ distaste for the stockmarket

Sexagenarians and the City • A fictional broker on the faster metabolism of finance

Taming tigers • HONG...


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