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The Economist

Mar 26 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 24th 2022

Power play • The world’s energy industry is about to be transformed. But energy insecurity is here to stay

Escaping zero-covid • It will eventually have to live with the coronavirus. But China has a lot of work to do first

Unfinished business • For all America’s success in supporting Ukraine, hard times lie ahead

When duty falls • Rather than cutting taxes on fuel, governments should support household incomes

Long walk to free trade • African countries need to put more effort into tearing down trade barriers

Letters

An uncertain outlook • KYIV AND ZAPORYZHZHYA

The fourth week of war: The military situation

The cult of war • A set of beliefs which once looked like a sideshow is now centre stage

Ukraine and the lessons of the cold war • WASHINGTON, DC

A trailblazing diplomat

Pride and prejudice • DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS

Age-old problem • WASHINGTON, DC

The United States of Amazon • BESSEMER, ALABAMA

Energy innovation’s big moment • War in Ukraine could create huge demand for clean tech that America will soon be able to supply

Invest or squander? • AKAWANI

Bowling maidens over • POÇOS DE CALDAS

Russia with sunshine • Cuba’s dictatorship has a cultural opposition that it can’t tolerate

Beyond the boundary • How India’s blockbuster cricket league reflects the country’s strengths—and weaknesses

Horrible histories • DELHI

Silent Stans • ALMATY AND TASHKENT

Yoon’s first move • SEOUL

Jokowi’s folly • The president’s people are contemplating an assault on Indonesia’s democracy

Xi’s stormy year • In a crucial political year, Xi Jinping wants stability. He won’t get it

The footsoldiers of zero-covid • BEIJING

Salvation through selfie • BEIJING

Winning the narrative war • China has honed its justifications for taking Russia’s side

Trade flaws • BEITBRIDGE, JOHANNESBURG AND NAIROBI

Springtime for a pariah • Why Syria’s ruthless dictator, after years of isolation, took a holiday in the Gulf

The sands they are a-swirling • DAKHLA AND MADRID

The resilience of rhinoplasty • Even as the country’s crisis persists, its plastic surgeons are thriving

The concert of Europe • PARIS

From the third Rome to the second • ISTANBUL

Seeds of discontent • AUCHY-LES-MINES

Io, robot • ROME

We need to talk about thermostats • Weaning Europe off Russian energy will mean big changes. But apparently not for citizens

Spring in his step • Rishi Sunak longs, but does not deserve, to be known as a tax-cutting chancellor

All in a lather • HOVE

This deadly love • To appreciate the snp’s dominance, look at what it has done to the Tories

New cold war, new compromises • BUENOS AIRES, DUBAI, ISTANBUL AND PARIS

The return of the road-warrior • CHANGI, CHARLES DE GAULLE AND HEATHROW

Artificial prices • How companies price their products is turning from art into science

Food fight • BERLIN

Botox smiles • Companies offering less invasive aesthetic procedures are booming

Shark attack • MUMBAI

The toast with the most • What would an honest leaving-do speech say?

New kids in the bloc • AUSTIN AND BERLIN

The Gulf between them...


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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 24th 2022

Power play • The world’s energy industry is about to be transformed. But energy insecurity is here to stay

Escaping zero-covid • It will eventually have to live with the coronavirus. But China has a lot of work to do first

Unfinished business • For all America’s success in supporting Ukraine, hard times lie ahead

When duty falls • Rather than cutting taxes on fuel, governments should support household incomes

Long walk to free trade • African countries need to put more effort into tearing down trade barriers

Letters

An uncertain outlook • KYIV AND ZAPORYZHZHYA

The fourth week of war: The military situation

The cult of war • A set of beliefs which once looked like a sideshow is now centre stage

Ukraine and the lessons of the cold war • WASHINGTON, DC

A trailblazing diplomat

Pride and prejudice • DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS

Age-old problem • WASHINGTON, DC

The United States of Amazon • BESSEMER, ALABAMA

Energy innovation’s big moment • War in Ukraine could create huge demand for clean tech that America will soon be able to supply

Invest or squander? • AKAWANI

Bowling maidens over • POÇOS DE CALDAS

Russia with sunshine • Cuba’s dictatorship has a cultural opposition that it can’t tolerate

Beyond the boundary • How India’s blockbuster cricket league reflects the country’s strengths—and weaknesses

Horrible histories • DELHI

Silent Stans • ALMATY AND TASHKENT

Yoon’s first move • SEOUL

Jokowi’s folly • The president’s people are contemplating an assault on Indonesia’s democracy

Xi’s stormy year • In a crucial political year, Xi Jinping wants stability. He won’t get it

The footsoldiers of zero-covid • BEIJING

Salvation through selfie • BEIJING

Winning the narrative war • China has honed its justifications for taking Russia’s side

Trade flaws • BEITBRIDGE, JOHANNESBURG AND NAIROBI

Springtime for a pariah • Why Syria’s ruthless dictator, after years of isolation, took a holiday in the Gulf

The sands they are a-swirling • DAKHLA AND MADRID

The resilience of rhinoplasty • Even as the country’s crisis persists, its plastic surgeons are thriving

The concert of Europe • PARIS

From the third Rome to the second • ISTANBUL

Seeds of discontent • AUCHY-LES-MINES

Io, robot • ROME

We need to talk about thermostats • Weaning Europe off Russian energy will mean big changes. But apparently not for citizens

Spring in his step • Rishi Sunak longs, but does not deserve, to be known as a tax-cutting chancellor

All in a lather • HOVE

This deadly love • To appreciate the snp’s dominance, look at what it has done to the Tories

New cold war, new compromises • BUENOS AIRES, DUBAI, ISTANBUL AND PARIS

The return of the road-warrior • CHANGI, CHARLES DE GAULLE AND HEATHROW

Artificial prices • How companies price their products is turning from art into science

Food fight • BERLIN

Botox smiles • Companies offering less invasive aesthetic procedures are booming

Shark attack • MUMBAI

The toast with the most • What would an honest leaving-do speech say?

New kids in the bloc • AUSTIN AND BERLIN

The Gulf between them...


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