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The Economist

Apr 30 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

How rotten is Russia’s army? • Vladimir Putin uses warfare to make up for Russia’s weaknesses. That is why he is so dangerous

The techno-king of Twitter • The world’s best-known engineer takes on the problem of free speech. We hope he succeeds

The forever war • Xi Jinping continues to treat the pandemic like a war. It’s time for him to adapt

The centre holds • Emmanuel Macron has triumphed, but he faces a steep road ahead

The case for energy sanctions • Europe should impose a high tariff on imports of Russian oil and gas

Letters

Sorrows in battalions • How deep does the rot revealed by the botched invasion of Ukraine go?

The ninth week of war: The military situation

Russia’s spending on defence

Signs of the times in the Keystone State • HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA

Frozen • The politics behind the governor of Florida’s spat with a media juggernaut

An almighty win? • NEW YORK

Tank warfare • CHICAGO

Pacific pain from Ukraine • HONOLULU

The new McCarthyism • Kevin McCarthy’s latest act of bad faith has probably boosted his chance of becoming Speaker

Pulling its wheat • IPAMERI

Iron fist • SAN SALVADOR

Highway through hell • CHAIDI

Autumn of the patriarch • PHNOM PENH

Not so fast • MANILA

Policing, fast and slow • DELHI

Bad neighbours • ISLAMABAD

Unhappy families • As Sri Lankans lament their country’s fall, the Rajapaksas are running out of road

Covid hits the capital • BEIJING

Leave no dog behind • BEIJING

Chain, reaction • BEIJING

Pillar talk • HONG KONG

What Chinese public anger means • The politics of a bungled lockdown in Shanghai

An exhausted people limp to the polls • BEIRUT

The breakfast club • AMMAN AND JEDDAH

Awkward narratives • JERUSALEM

Debt and denial • PARIS

The game begins • ABUJA

Macron rolls up his sleeves • PARIS

Pushing for “victory” • WASHINGTON, DC

The wreckage within • WARSAW

“Judicial assassination” • ISTANBUL

From chancellor to chancer • BERLIN

Manu of the moment • Emmanuel Macron will push for an even more French EU

Placards, paralysis and a protocol • BELFAST

Left behind • Leaving the European Union has crimped trade and raised prices

Sir Keir, the cynic • A new biography paints Keir Starmer as a ruthless opportunist. He should take the compliment

At home abroad • KYIV AND VIENNA

A bird in the hand • Elon Musk promises to make online speech freer. That is harder than it sounds

Moderating power • BERLIN

The secrets of big tech • SAN FRANCISCO

Crossing the chokepoint • WASHINGTON, DC

Easter eggs and other treats • The case for playfulness in corporate products

Top dogs and babies’ bottoms • The weird ways companies are coping with inflation

Running out of juice • WASHINGTON, DC

Fear of floundering • HONG KONG

Expectations management • An important new book considers how to deal with low prospective returns

Tit for taps • Russia has cut off gas to Bulgaria and Poland. Who’s next?

Surveying the coming wreckage • WASHINGTON, DC

Ill-gotten gains • Vast amounts of money have gone missing...


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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

How rotten is Russia’s army? • Vladimir Putin uses warfare to make up for Russia’s weaknesses. That is why he is so dangerous

The techno-king of Twitter • The world’s best-known engineer takes on the problem of free speech. We hope he succeeds

The forever war • Xi Jinping continues to treat the pandemic like a war. It’s time for him to adapt

The centre holds • Emmanuel Macron has triumphed, but he faces a steep road ahead

The case for energy sanctions • Europe should impose a high tariff on imports of Russian oil and gas

Letters

Sorrows in battalions • How deep does the rot revealed by the botched invasion of Ukraine go?

The ninth week of war: The military situation

Russia’s spending on defence

Signs of the times in the Keystone State • HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA

Frozen • The politics behind the governor of Florida’s spat with a media juggernaut

An almighty win? • NEW YORK

Tank warfare • CHICAGO

Pacific pain from Ukraine • HONOLULU

The new McCarthyism • Kevin McCarthy’s latest act of bad faith has probably boosted his chance of becoming Speaker

Pulling its wheat • IPAMERI

Iron fist • SAN SALVADOR

Highway through hell • CHAIDI

Autumn of the patriarch • PHNOM PENH

Not so fast • MANILA

Policing, fast and slow • DELHI

Bad neighbours • ISLAMABAD

Unhappy families • As Sri Lankans lament their country’s fall, the Rajapaksas are running out of road

Covid hits the capital • BEIJING

Leave no dog behind • BEIJING

Chain, reaction • BEIJING

Pillar talk • HONG KONG

What Chinese public anger means • The politics of a bungled lockdown in Shanghai

An exhausted people limp to the polls • BEIRUT

The breakfast club • AMMAN AND JEDDAH

Awkward narratives • JERUSALEM

Debt and denial • PARIS

The game begins • ABUJA

Macron rolls up his sleeves • PARIS

Pushing for “victory” • WASHINGTON, DC

The wreckage within • WARSAW

“Judicial assassination” • ISTANBUL

From chancellor to chancer • BERLIN

Manu of the moment • Emmanuel Macron will push for an even more French EU

Placards, paralysis and a protocol • BELFAST

Left behind • Leaving the European Union has crimped trade and raised prices

Sir Keir, the cynic • A new biography paints Keir Starmer as a ruthless opportunist. He should take the compliment

At home abroad • KYIV AND VIENNA

A bird in the hand • Elon Musk promises to make online speech freer. That is harder than it sounds

Moderating power • BERLIN

The secrets of big tech • SAN FRANCISCO

Crossing the chokepoint • WASHINGTON, DC

Easter eggs and other treats • The case for playfulness in corporate products

Top dogs and babies’ bottoms • The weird ways companies are coping with inflation

Running out of juice • WASHINGTON, DC

Fear of floundering • HONG KONG

Expectations management • An important new book considers how to deal with low prospective returns

Tit for taps • Russia has cut off gas to Bulgaria and Poland. Who’s next?

Surveying the coming wreckage • WASHINGTON, DC

Ill-gotten gains • Vast amounts of money have gone missing...


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