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The Economist

Mar 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.

The world this week • To 6am GMT March 10th 2022

The Stalinisation of Russia • As it sinks in that he cannot win in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin is resorting to repression at home

Fuel, food and fury • Chaos in global commodity markets is about to strike the world’s households and politicians

Will China help Russia? • A bit. But it will mostly seek to learn from Russia’s mistakes

Here’s a form and a KitKat • The treatment of Ukrainian refugees gives the lie to Britain’s global boasts

From prosecutor to president • Yoon Suk-yeol must restore his citizens’ faith in politics

Letters

Occupation? No thanks! • VINNITSYA

The second week of war: The military situation

The great leap backward • Vladimir Putin’s war is a turning-point in Russian history

Must do better • WASHINGTON, DC

No home runs • SANTA BARBARA

Fading of the machine • CHICAGO

Son of a bitch • Testing dogs’ DNA is increasingly popular, and full of surprises

A tale of two cities • BUCKEYE, ARIZONA, AND YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO

Joe Biden’s indispensability • The administration has played a weak diplomatic hand on Ukraine skilfully. But the crisis is only beginning

Many shades of pink • LIMA, MEXICO CITY, SANTIAGO AND SÃO PAULO

Abstemious to a fault • DELHI

Extreme no more • LISMORE

Wishy-washy victory • SEOUL

Uttar domination • DELHI

The yam and the boulders • It is getting harder for small states to balance great powers

Shaking the money tree • HONG KONG

Brave voices • Despite abuse from fellow netizens, some Chinese dare to criticise Russia

Redefining zero • China’s scientists are looking for a way out of the zero-covid policy

About face • BEIJING

Mr Xi places a bet on Russia • China’s backing for Vladimir Putin’s war is all about its contest with America

Bread and oil • ADDIS ABABA, DUBAI, JOHANNESBURG, PARIS AND RABAT

The sultan’s sartorial standards • The government promotes traditional dress to boost national pride—and tourism

Nostalgia and Kalashnikovs • ADDIS ABABA, DUBAI, JOHANNESBURG AND PARIS

Lamu, an island bubble • LAMU

The frontline state • PRZEMYSL

The compromise candidate • ANKARA

Le Pen, again • REIMS

Political boosters • Viktor Orban uses a state covid database as a campaign email list

A continent coping • Europe is helping refugees from Ukraine, but the road ahead will be long

No more manic Mondays • How covid-19 has changed Britain’s capital—and commuting

Failure to launch • Eighteen months after the government bailed it out, OneWeb is in trouble

Brexit: the sequel • The Conservatives’ planned overhaul of human-rights law has the same flaws as leaving the EU

The travelling-salesman problem • NEW YORK

Flight risk • Sanctions will hurt Western aviation firms. They will devastate Aeroflot

Let’s get physical • The return to the office means getting used to the presence of real-life colleagues

Work life in balance • Hybrid work was meant to be the best of both worlds. Is it?

No-ceiling fans • More women climb up the corporate ladder. But more drop off it, too

It’s not easy being an oligarch • What makes you a plutocrat can also bring you down

Barrelled over • In the first article of a special...


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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 world this week • To 6am GMT March 10th 2022

The Stalinisation of Russia • As it sinks in that he cannot win in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin is resorting to repression at home

Fuel, food and fury • Chaos in global commodity markets is about to strike the world’s households and politicians

Will China help Russia? • A bit. But it will mostly seek to learn from Russia’s mistakes

Here’s a form and a KitKat • The treatment of Ukrainian refugees gives the lie to Britain’s global boasts

From prosecutor to president • Yoon Suk-yeol must restore his citizens’ faith in politics

Letters

Occupation? No thanks! • VINNITSYA

The second week of war: The military situation

The great leap backward • Vladimir Putin’s war is a turning-point in Russian history

Must do better • WASHINGTON, DC

No home runs • SANTA BARBARA

Fading of the machine • CHICAGO

Son of a bitch • Testing dogs’ DNA is increasingly popular, and full of surprises

A tale of two cities • BUCKEYE, ARIZONA, AND YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO

Joe Biden’s indispensability • The administration has played a weak diplomatic hand on Ukraine skilfully. But the crisis is only beginning

Many shades of pink • LIMA, MEXICO CITY, SANTIAGO AND SÃO PAULO

Abstemious to a fault • DELHI

Extreme no more • LISMORE

Wishy-washy victory • SEOUL

Uttar domination • DELHI

The yam and the boulders • It is getting harder for small states to balance great powers

Shaking the money tree • HONG KONG

Brave voices • Despite abuse from fellow netizens, some Chinese dare to criticise Russia

Redefining zero • China’s scientists are looking for a way out of the zero-covid policy

About face • BEIJING

Mr Xi places a bet on Russia • China’s backing for Vladimir Putin’s war is all about its contest with America

Bread and oil • ADDIS ABABA, DUBAI, JOHANNESBURG, PARIS AND RABAT

The sultan’s sartorial standards • The government promotes traditional dress to boost national pride—and tourism

Nostalgia and Kalashnikovs • ADDIS ABABA, DUBAI, JOHANNESBURG AND PARIS

Lamu, an island bubble • LAMU

The frontline state • PRZEMYSL

The compromise candidate • ANKARA

Le Pen, again • REIMS

Political boosters • Viktor Orban uses a state covid database as a campaign email list

A continent coping • Europe is helping refugees from Ukraine, but the road ahead will be long

No more manic Mondays • How covid-19 has changed Britain’s capital—and commuting

Failure to launch • Eighteen months after the government bailed it out, OneWeb is in trouble

Brexit: the sequel • The Conservatives’ planned overhaul of human-rights law has the same flaws as leaving the EU

The travelling-salesman problem • NEW YORK

Flight risk • Sanctions will hurt Western aviation firms. They will devastate Aeroflot

Let’s get physical • The return to the office means getting used to the presence of real-life colleagues

Work life in balance • Hybrid work was meant to be the best of both worlds. Is it?

No-ceiling fans • More women climb up the corporate ladder. But more drop off it, too

It’s not easy being an oligarch • What makes you a plutocrat can also bring you down

Barrelled over • In the first article of a special...


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