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The Economist

May 07 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 to save the Supreme Court • To avoid breaking a crucial institution, the nine justices need to restrain themselves

The quantified self • Wearable technology is transforming health care. Do not delay the revolution

The rate fate that awaits • Tighter monetary policy will squeeze global financial markets

Cover your bases • How America and its allies should respond to China’s search for foreign outposts

The gag tightens • Governments are finding insidious ways to muzzle the media

Dismantling Londongrad • If the government really wants to take on the oligarchs, it should fund its corruption-fighters properly

Letters

A countermajoritarian difficulty • NEW YORK

The draft seen round the world • WASHINGTON, DC

The depleting arsenal of democracy • WASHINGTON, DC

Hillbilly eligible • CINCINNATI, OHIO

America, only less so • LOS ANGELES

A new, progressive sheriff in town • NEW ORLEANS

Evan McMullin v extremism • A former Never Trump Republican is testing a new defence against the populist right

Hub for a hemisphere • MIAMI

Wrecking ball • MEXICO CITY

The name of the father • MANILA

A koalossal problem • SYDNEY

Heat and no light • DELHI

Dangerous waters • SEOUL

Food fight • Unhelpful short-term fixes are not the answer to spiking food prices

Base instincts • China wants to increase its military presence abroad. How concerned should America and its allies be?

Ready to run • China’s young elite are considering moving abroad

Name and shame • To keep villagers in line, officials are turning to informal tribunals

China’s vision for global security • Xi Jinping lays out a worldview with Chinese-Russian roots

Boy trouble • Why lads in Arab countries do worse in school than girls

Victors’ version • DUBAI

Pumped dry • PARIS

The paradox of untapped riches • KAMPALA

Bearing the brunt • The states hit hardest by war in Ukraine favour the toughest response

Blowing bridges • VIENNA

Bugging out • MADRID

The next target? • CHISINAU

How things are done in Odessa • ODESSA

Macron 2.0 • France’s re-elected president wants to govern differently. That means curbing his own instincts

Dirty capital • Why is London so attractive to tainted foreign money?

Bucket-hat Boris • From sleaze to an unpopular prime minister, British politics is stuck in a 1990s time-warp

Where the truth lies • BUDAPEST, HONG KONG, MUMBAI, ST PETERSBURG

Alibaba and the 40 officials • SHANGHAI

Palm roiled • SINGAPORE

Ottomanpower • ISTANBUL

Digital decongestants • A flotilla of startups promises to streamline the world’s supply chains

Suntan lotion, laptop charger • It sounds wonderful. But working from anywhere is only for a lucky few

Facebook’s retirement plan • What happens when the world’s biggest social network becomes its most doddery?

Braced for impact • NEW YORK

Flee market • SHANGHAI

‘Tis but a flesh wound • Russia’s economy is back on its feet

Selling off the piggy bank • MUMBAI

Tap dance • Trustbusters take aim at Apple’s clout in contactless payments

Land of the crashing yen • TOKYO

Zombie defence...


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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 to save the Supreme Court • To avoid breaking a crucial institution, the nine justices need to restrain themselves

The quantified self • Wearable technology is transforming health care. Do not delay the revolution

The rate fate that awaits • Tighter monetary policy will squeeze global financial markets

Cover your bases • How America and its allies should respond to China’s search for foreign outposts

The gag tightens • Governments are finding insidious ways to muzzle the media

Dismantling Londongrad • If the government really wants to take on the oligarchs, it should fund its corruption-fighters properly

Letters

A countermajoritarian difficulty • NEW YORK

The draft seen round the world • WASHINGTON, DC

The depleting arsenal of democracy • WASHINGTON, DC

Hillbilly eligible • CINCINNATI, OHIO

America, only less so • LOS ANGELES

A new, progressive sheriff in town • NEW ORLEANS

Evan McMullin v extremism • A former Never Trump Republican is testing a new defence against the populist right

Hub for a hemisphere • MIAMI

Wrecking ball • MEXICO CITY

The name of the father • MANILA

A koalossal problem • SYDNEY

Heat and no light • DELHI

Dangerous waters • SEOUL

Food fight • Unhelpful short-term fixes are not the answer to spiking food prices

Base instincts • China wants to increase its military presence abroad. How concerned should America and its allies be?

Ready to run • China’s young elite are considering moving abroad

Name and shame • To keep villagers in line, officials are turning to informal tribunals

China’s vision for global security • Xi Jinping lays out a worldview with Chinese-Russian roots

Boy trouble • Why lads in Arab countries do worse in school than girls

Victors’ version • DUBAI

Pumped dry • PARIS

The paradox of untapped riches • KAMPALA

Bearing the brunt • The states hit hardest by war in Ukraine favour the toughest response

Blowing bridges • VIENNA

Bugging out • MADRID

The next target? • CHISINAU

How things are done in Odessa • ODESSA

Macron 2.0 • France’s re-elected president wants to govern differently. That means curbing his own instincts

Dirty capital • Why is London so attractive to tainted foreign money?

Bucket-hat Boris • From sleaze to an unpopular prime minister, British politics is stuck in a 1990s time-warp

Where the truth lies • BUDAPEST, HONG KONG, MUMBAI, ST PETERSBURG

Alibaba and the 40 officials • SHANGHAI

Palm roiled • SINGAPORE

Ottomanpower • ISTANBUL

Digital decongestants • A flotilla of startups promises to streamline the world’s supply chains

Suntan lotion, laptop charger • It sounds wonderful. But working from anywhere is only for a lucky few

Facebook’s retirement plan • What happens when the world’s biggest social network becomes its most doddery?

Braced for impact • NEW YORK

Flee market • SHANGHAI

‘Tis but a flesh wound • Russia’s economy is back on its feet

Selling off the piggy bank • MUMBAI

Tap dance • Trustbusters take aim at Apple’s clout in contactless payments

Land of the crashing yen • TOKYO

Zombie defence...


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