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The Economist

Apr 23 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

The Fed that failed • America’s central bank has made a big mistake. What comes next will set the path for the world economy

Give them the tools • As the next phase of the war begins, the West needs to send more weapons

Somebody else’s problem • Britain’s deal to ship asylum-seekers to Rwanda could wreck the post-war refugee system

How to become a porcupine • What Taiwan can learn from Ukraine about resisting invasion

Vested interests • New tools are making companies more accountable to small investors. Good

Letters

“War is here” • TAIPEI, TOKYO AND WASHINGTON, DC

Greener than thou • LOS ANGELES

Cottage industry • LOS ANGELES AND DENVER

The long arm of tribal law • TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA

The white gloves stay on • NEW YORK

Special K • NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS

James Madison’s skeletons • A row over the management of Montpelier illustrates the racial politics of cultural preservation

The United States of Mexico • LOS ANGELES AND SANTA ROSA

Enemies with benefits • CARACAS

Asia’s Ukraine dilemma • DELHI, HANOI, SEOUL, SINGAPORE AND TOKYO

Moo with the times • VAJEGHAR

Sung and dance • SEOUL

Just this guy, you know • Lawrence Wong, Singapore’s presumptive next leader, would like to be liked

Democracies and the dragon • The West’s spooks worry about China’s political interference

The Russian treatment • HONG KONG

The blame game • BEIJING

China’s elitist covid rules • The pandemic revives old fears about migrants from humble places

The call of the south • ANKARA AND MOGADISHU

Monetising Mandela • JOHANNESBURG

Sour milky way • CAIRO

Unhappy royals • AMMAN

A new phase begins • Fighting has intensified in the Donbas region

The eighth week of war: The military situation

The reticent Mr Scholz • BERLIN

The loss of the Moskva

Finger in the wind • Georgians back Ukraine, their government less so

From Kyiv to Venice • Protests and politics will dominate the Biennale

France decides • MARSEILLE AND PERTUIS

If you can’t embargo it, tax it • Imposing tariffs on Russian oil and gas would be an ingenious way to hobble Vladimir Putin

The big squeeze • Britain’s belt-tightening is only just beginning

Boris, the Bishop basher • For the Conservative government, fighting institutions trumps actually governing

Habeas carbon • The courts are increasingly important in the fight against climate change

The power of the proxy • NEW YORK

Commercial brake • The battered streamer tries to tempt back subscribers with ads

Take this, sucker • NEW YORK

Calling all sharks and dragons • Got money to spare? These startups for the modern workplace need your capital

Hungry, hungry unicorns • SAN FRANCISCO

Musk’s megaphone • The Twitter saga is contemporary capitalism gone rogue

Hawks take flight • WASHINGTON, DC

The hesitant v the urgent • HONG KONG

The Roman question • CERNOBBIO

Stronger links • WASHINGTON, DC

Get up and go • SAN FRANCISCO

Executive exit • SHANGHAI

Life above zero • The era of cheap money may be ending, but investors will still reach for yield

A spectre returns • Economists and...


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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

The Fed that failed • America’s central bank has made a big mistake. What comes next will set the path for the world economy

Give them the tools • As the next phase of the war begins, the West needs to send more weapons

Somebody else’s problem • Britain’s deal to ship asylum-seekers to Rwanda could wreck the post-war refugee system

How to become a porcupine • What Taiwan can learn from Ukraine about resisting invasion

Vested interests • New tools are making companies more accountable to small investors. Good

Letters

“War is here” • TAIPEI, TOKYO AND WASHINGTON, DC

Greener than thou • LOS ANGELES

Cottage industry • LOS ANGELES AND DENVER

The long arm of tribal law • TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA

The white gloves stay on • NEW YORK

Special K • NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS

James Madison’s skeletons • A row over the management of Montpelier illustrates the racial politics of cultural preservation

The United States of Mexico • LOS ANGELES AND SANTA ROSA

Enemies with benefits • CARACAS

Asia’s Ukraine dilemma • DELHI, HANOI, SEOUL, SINGAPORE AND TOKYO

Moo with the times • VAJEGHAR

Sung and dance • SEOUL

Just this guy, you know • Lawrence Wong, Singapore’s presumptive next leader, would like to be liked

Democracies and the dragon • The West’s spooks worry about China’s political interference

The Russian treatment • HONG KONG

The blame game • BEIJING

China’s elitist covid rules • The pandemic revives old fears about migrants from humble places

The call of the south • ANKARA AND MOGADISHU

Monetising Mandela • JOHANNESBURG

Sour milky way • CAIRO

Unhappy royals • AMMAN

A new phase begins • Fighting has intensified in the Donbas region

The eighth week of war: The military situation

The reticent Mr Scholz • BERLIN

The loss of the Moskva

Finger in the wind • Georgians back Ukraine, their government less so

From Kyiv to Venice • Protests and politics will dominate the Biennale

France decides • MARSEILLE AND PERTUIS

If you can’t embargo it, tax it • Imposing tariffs on Russian oil and gas would be an ingenious way to hobble Vladimir Putin

The big squeeze • Britain’s belt-tightening is only just beginning

Boris, the Bishop basher • For the Conservative government, fighting institutions trumps actually governing

Habeas carbon • The courts are increasingly important in the fight against climate change

The power of the proxy • NEW YORK

Commercial brake • The battered streamer tries to tempt back subscribers with ads

Take this, sucker • NEW YORK

Calling all sharks and dragons • Got money to spare? These startups for the modern workplace need your capital

Hungry, hungry unicorns • SAN FRANCISCO

Musk’s megaphone • The Twitter saga is contemporary capitalism gone rogue

Hawks take flight • WASHINGTON, DC

The hesitant v the urgent • HONG KONG

The Roman question • CERNOBBIO

Stronger links • WASHINGTON, DC

Get up and go • SAN FRANCISCO

Executive exit • SHANGHAI

Life above zero • The era of cheap money may be ending, but investors will still reach for yield

A spectre returns • Economists and...


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