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The Economist

Feb 12 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 February 10th 2022

The world this week

When the ride ends • What would happen if financial markets crashed?

Minsky moment • Shuttle diplomacy has created an opening for detente, but beware a trap

A dirty secret • Polluting assets are heading into the financial shadows

Festive but fraying • It is not only sectarianism that is eating away at Indian politics

Healthy curiosity • How to make Britain’s new innovation agency work

Letters

The other midterms • BARABANKI, DELHI AND LUCKNOW

Another round of election-rigging • WASHINGTON, DC

Another exodus? • NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND

Sister act • BOSTON

Signs of less Trumpy times • WASHINGTON, DC

Street food • DENVER

Crime and no punishment • CHICAGO

Messing up, Biden-style • The administration’s errors have the president’s fingerprints all over them

A lopsided romance • BRASÍLIA

A deadly profession • MEXICO CITY

The week that changed a culture • Brazil’s “cannibal” art and its disputed legacy

The ailing body politic • DELHI

Sidewalk ballet • BANGKOK

Quarter-acre heartbreaker • SYDNEY

Blood feuds • MANILA

Explosive growth • SEOUL

Of the ages • Kishida Fumio’s “new capitalism” is many things, but it is not new

Thinker-in-chief • The career of Wang Huning reveals much about political change in China

Injecting urgency • HONG KONG

China’s complicated Olympic mood • At the Beijing winter games, a mix of happy pride and angry defiance

The endgame • VIENNA

The surveillance state • JERUSALEM

Back with a bump • More African countries are letting pregnant girls stay at school

Older and less wise • ADDIS ABABA

Olaf Scholz wakes up • BERLIN

Shaky state • SARAJEVO

Drones of their own • ISTANBUL

The few, the proud • CASAREJOS

From Le Pen to Mélenchon • REIMS

Bunfight! • A European battle over food labelling

What’s going on here, then? • London’s main police force is failing on several fronts. But it seems impervious to pressure

Dashed promises • BELFAST

The rise of unpopulism • Why Tories give the people what they do not want

How Russia revived NATO • BERLIN, BRUSSELS, KYIV, MOSCOW AND PARIS

To the victors, the scraps? • Never mind who is winning the streaming wars. Investors are terrified that the prize may not be worth it

Automation Inc • HONG KONG

Fabs with benefits • BERLIN

Earn as you go

Slumber party • As sleepless masses tuck in, investors dream of riches

Toxic sludge • A disturbing report on Rio Tinto’s corporate culture has lessons for other industries

Does Masa have his trunks on? • As the tech tide turns, SoftBank’s assets are looking a bit skimpy

What goes up • NEW YORK

Fossil hunters • Who buys the dirty energy assets public firms no longer want? It could be your university or pension fund

The reset button • Why the prices paid for unlisted technology startups will adjust only slowly to falling share prices

Rice restraint • HONG KONG

How to default on China • HONG KONG

The curtain falls • Thirty years on, the promise of many former eastern-bloc economies is...


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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 February 10th 2022

The world this week

When the ride ends • What would happen if financial markets crashed?

Minsky moment • Shuttle diplomacy has created an opening for detente, but beware a trap

A dirty secret • Polluting assets are heading into the financial shadows

Festive but fraying • It is not only sectarianism that is eating away at Indian politics

Healthy curiosity • How to make Britain’s new innovation agency work

Letters

The other midterms • BARABANKI, DELHI AND LUCKNOW

Another round of election-rigging • WASHINGTON, DC

Another exodus? • NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND

Sister act • BOSTON

Signs of less Trumpy times • WASHINGTON, DC

Street food • DENVER

Crime and no punishment • CHICAGO

Messing up, Biden-style • The administration’s errors have the president’s fingerprints all over them

A lopsided romance • BRASÍLIA

A deadly profession • MEXICO CITY

The week that changed a culture • Brazil’s “cannibal” art and its disputed legacy

The ailing body politic • DELHI

Sidewalk ballet • BANGKOK

Quarter-acre heartbreaker • SYDNEY

Blood feuds • MANILA

Explosive growth • SEOUL

Of the ages • Kishida Fumio’s “new capitalism” is many things, but it is not new

Thinker-in-chief • The career of Wang Huning reveals much about political change in China

Injecting urgency • HONG KONG

China’s complicated Olympic mood • At the Beijing winter games, a mix of happy pride and angry defiance

The endgame • VIENNA

The surveillance state • JERUSALEM

Back with a bump • More African countries are letting pregnant girls stay at school

Older and less wise • ADDIS ABABA

Olaf Scholz wakes up • BERLIN

Shaky state • SARAJEVO

Drones of their own • ISTANBUL

The few, the proud • CASAREJOS

From Le Pen to Mélenchon • REIMS

Bunfight! • A European battle over food labelling

What’s going on here, then? • London’s main police force is failing on several fronts. But it seems impervious to pressure

Dashed promises • BELFAST

The rise of unpopulism • Why Tories give the people what they do not want

How Russia revived NATO • BERLIN, BRUSSELS, KYIV, MOSCOW AND PARIS

To the victors, the scraps? • Never mind who is winning the streaming wars. Investors are terrified that the prize may not be worth it

Automation Inc • HONG KONG

Fabs with benefits • BERLIN

Earn as you go

Slumber party • As sleepless masses tuck in, investors dream of riches

Toxic sludge • A disturbing report on Rio Tinto’s corporate culture has lessons for other industries

Does Masa have his trunks on? • As the tech tide turns, SoftBank’s assets are looking a bit skimpy

What goes up • NEW YORK

Fossil hunters • Who buys the dirty energy assets public firms no longer want? It could be your university or pension fund

The reset button • Why the prices paid for unlisted technology startups will adjust only slowly to falling share prices

Rice restraint • HONG KONG

How to default on China • HONG KONG

The curtain falls • Thirty years on, the promise of many former eastern-bloc economies is...


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