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The Economist

Apr 16 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 BST April 13th 2022

What China gets wrong • Xi Jinping is exhibiting poor judgment in an all-important year

Get off the fence • Russia wants to impose its brutal vision on its neighbour. That is everyone’s business

Mismanaged democracy • The meddling generals should try letting politicians run the country for once

Don’t panic • Emmanuel Macron still has the edge in the second round

Partygate, the final episode • Boris Johnson broke his own lockdown rules, but he won’t be forced from office

Letters

A country that comes together • KYIV AND LONDON

The seventh week of war

The builder’s bill • BERLIN

In praise of the IRS • WASHINGTON, DC

Keep the change • WASHINGTON, DC

Enter the startups • BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

New York City subway shooting

What happens after Roe • FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS, AND JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI

The heart of Texas • Ken Paxton’s bid for re-election is a high-stakes test of Texas Republicans’ values

Losing their religion • BUENOS AIRES

Going for growth • The Liberal government shuffles towards the centre

A new Sharif in town • ISLAMABAD

Going for broke • COLOMBO AND DELHI

No Everest for the wicked • The fallout from the war reaches the peaks of Himalayas

Sold down the river • MAE SOT

Metabolism, digested • TOKYO

Disagree to agree • A bipartisan consensus on Australian security masks the need for more debate

Locked down, fed up • BEIJING

Lingua no thank ya • BEIJING

China sees no universal values • Xi Jinping tells European critics that former colonisers may not judge China

Hope against hope for a lasting peace • DUBAI

Keep your cool • JERUSALEM

Following the money • NAIROBI AND PRETORIA

Horror heaped on horror • ADDIS ABABA

Marmageddon • JOHANNESBURG

Macron v Le Pen, again • PARIS

Stretching the border • HELSINKI

Truth and lies • MARZAHN

Vox populi • MADRID

The boomer bulwark • The elderly are keeping Europe’s extremists out of power. For how long?

Waiting for Boris • The Conservative Party cannot move forward with its current leader. But it cannot face life without him

Victorian values • Britons don’t want to open new prisons or close old ones

An expert runs out of road • Martin Lewis has become one of the most powerful people in politics

Friends like these • BUENOS AIRES, DELHI, DUBAI, ISTANBUL, MEXICO CITY, NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO

A new atlas • BENGALURU AND SINGAPORE

The ordnance in the arsenal • What other weapons could the West wheel out?

Reputation v revenue • BERLIN

How to sign off an email • Epistolary etiquette for the 21st century

Screening transactions • The unforeseen advantages of virtual negotiations

The TikTok of frocks • How much of a risk is Shein’s Chinese opacity?

Xi’s incubator state • SHANGHAI

Pervasive problems • Inflation in America is becoming more broad-based

Default settings • Sri Lanka’s sovereign default may be the first of many

Talent wars • The latest industry to suffer labour shortages: investment banking

Satoshi-alism • Does crypto represent a libertarian dream or a socialist Utopia?

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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 BST April 13th 2022

What China gets wrong • Xi Jinping is exhibiting poor judgment in an all-important year

Get off the fence • Russia wants to impose its brutal vision on its neighbour. That is everyone’s business

Mismanaged democracy • The meddling generals should try letting politicians run the country for once

Don’t panic • Emmanuel Macron still has the edge in the second round

Partygate, the final episode • Boris Johnson broke his own lockdown rules, but he won’t be forced from office

Letters

A country that comes together • KYIV AND LONDON

The seventh week of war

The builder’s bill • BERLIN

In praise of the IRS • WASHINGTON, DC

Keep the change • WASHINGTON, DC

Enter the startups • BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

New York City subway shooting

What happens after Roe • FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS, AND JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI

The heart of Texas • Ken Paxton’s bid for re-election is a high-stakes test of Texas Republicans’ values

Losing their religion • BUENOS AIRES

Going for growth • The Liberal government shuffles towards the centre

A new Sharif in town • ISLAMABAD

Going for broke • COLOMBO AND DELHI

No Everest for the wicked • The fallout from the war reaches the peaks of Himalayas

Sold down the river • MAE SOT

Metabolism, digested • TOKYO

Disagree to agree • A bipartisan consensus on Australian security masks the need for more debate

Locked down, fed up • BEIJING

Lingua no thank ya • BEIJING

China sees no universal values • Xi Jinping tells European critics that former colonisers may not judge China

Hope against hope for a lasting peace • DUBAI

Keep your cool • JERUSALEM

Following the money • NAIROBI AND PRETORIA

Horror heaped on horror • ADDIS ABABA

Marmageddon • JOHANNESBURG

Macron v Le Pen, again • PARIS

Stretching the border • HELSINKI

Truth and lies • MARZAHN

Vox populi • MADRID

The boomer bulwark • The elderly are keeping Europe’s extremists out of power. For how long?

Waiting for Boris • The Conservative Party cannot move forward with its current leader. But it cannot face life without him

Victorian values • Britons don’t want to open new prisons or close old ones

An expert runs out of road • Martin Lewis has become one of the most powerful people in politics

Friends like these • BUENOS AIRES, DELHI, DUBAI, ISTANBUL, MEXICO CITY, NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO

A new atlas • BENGALURU AND SINGAPORE

The ordnance in the arsenal • What other weapons could the West wheel out?

Reputation v revenue • BERLIN

How to sign off an email • Epistolary etiquette for the 21st century

Screening transactions • The unforeseen advantages of virtual negotiations

The TikTok of frocks • How much of a risk is Shein’s Chinese opacity?

Xi’s incubator state • SHANGHAI

Pervasive problems • Inflation in America is becoming more broad-based

Default settings • Sri Lanka’s sovereign default may be the first of many

Talent wars • The latest industry to suffer labour shortages: investment banking

Satoshi-alism • Does crypto represent a libertarian dream or a socialist Utopia?

Guns and...


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