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The Economist

May 28 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

Ideology versus prosperity • How Xi Jinping is damaging China’s economy

Perhaps make it a bit harder to buy one? • In many states it is easier to own a gun than a dog. That is absurd

Don’t stop now • Volodymyr Zelensky needs continued support, not timorous advice

Containing the North Korea of Africa • An arms embargo and sanctions should be reimposed on Issaias Afwerki’s regime

Prophets and profits • Why investors are increasingly worried about recession in America

Letters

Fortified but not enriched • SINGAPORE

A senseless slaughter • DALLAS

A slap for Trump • ATLANTA

Live better • BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS

The name game • New trade unions are successfully using company brands

Bordering on chaos • MCALLEN, TEXAS

Russians wanted, sort of • WASHINGTON, DC

Sex scandal and Southern Baptists • White evangelicals look even less able to self-correct than the Catholic church

The costs of inaction • BOGOTÁ

The wealth of the Andes • A test of whether big mining can be socially sustainable

Bargaining chip • SINGAPORE AND TAIPEI

Quiet comfort • SEOUL

Chadchart topping • BANGKOK

Avian idol • JAKARTA

Political weather • SYDNEY

Testing situation • Widespread cheating is yet another symptom of a poor education system

The Abe era • Abe Shinzo, a hawkish former prime minister, still looms large over Japan

How to see Xi • Reading the runes in a year of political tension for China and its ruler

A timely reminder

Storming the fortress • HONG KONG

No mercy • SHANGHAI

A generational divide • Older Chinese intellectuals find the young childish, nationalist and scary

Spies like us • Outraged by Russia’s war, anonymous tipsters are helping detect sanction-busters

Issaias’s army • ASMARA

Clicks and middlemen • TATU CITY

The new man tips the scales • DUBAI

Marriage markers • Better screening may make cousinly weddings safer

When and how might the fighting end? • KYIV AND WASHINGTON, DC

The tide turns • WARSAW

So far, so good • BRUSSELS

The return of the king • MADRID

Tiered and emotional • Reheated plans for a multilevel Europe revive familiar suspicions

Neither black nor white • Sue Gray gives a strikingly patchy account of the Downing Street parties

The wind changes • The Tories flip-flop on the merits of windfall taxes

Headline removed for your own safety • The Online Safety Bill promises huge changes to what Britons can do online

The useless machine • How the Conservatives became an opposition in government

Secret sauce • BERLIN

Postcard from a world on edge • DAVOS

Broader still • SAN FRANCISCO

The power of small gestures • Showing appreciation is an art, not a science

A taste of things to come • Plant-based proteins are increasingly popular with diners

Chemical hazard warning • basf, like its German homeland, needs to wean itself off cheap Russian gas

Empty promises • SHANGHAI

A new pact for Asia • WASHINGTON, DC

Home run • Wall Street’s housing grab continues

Bloody but unbowed • Despite a painful repricing, the credit market hasn’t cracked

Up in the air...


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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

Ideology versus prosperity • How Xi Jinping is damaging China’s economy

Perhaps make it a bit harder to buy one? • In many states it is easier to own a gun than a dog. That is absurd

Don’t stop now • Volodymyr Zelensky needs continued support, not timorous advice

Containing the North Korea of Africa • An arms embargo and sanctions should be reimposed on Issaias Afwerki’s regime

Prophets and profits • Why investors are increasingly worried about recession in America

Letters

Fortified but not enriched • SINGAPORE

A senseless slaughter • DALLAS

A slap for Trump • ATLANTA

Live better • BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS

The name game • New trade unions are successfully using company brands

Bordering on chaos • MCALLEN, TEXAS

Russians wanted, sort of • WASHINGTON, DC

Sex scandal and Southern Baptists • White evangelicals look even less able to self-correct than the Catholic church

The costs of inaction • BOGOTÁ

The wealth of the Andes • A test of whether big mining can be socially sustainable

Bargaining chip • SINGAPORE AND TAIPEI

Quiet comfort • SEOUL

Chadchart topping • BANGKOK

Avian idol • JAKARTA

Political weather • SYDNEY

Testing situation • Widespread cheating is yet another symptom of a poor education system

The Abe era • Abe Shinzo, a hawkish former prime minister, still looms large over Japan

How to see Xi • Reading the runes in a year of political tension for China and its ruler

A timely reminder

Storming the fortress • HONG KONG

No mercy • SHANGHAI

A generational divide • Older Chinese intellectuals find the young childish, nationalist and scary

Spies like us • Outraged by Russia’s war, anonymous tipsters are helping detect sanction-busters

Issaias’s army • ASMARA

Clicks and middlemen • TATU CITY

The new man tips the scales • DUBAI

Marriage markers • Better screening may make cousinly weddings safer

When and how might the fighting end? • KYIV AND WASHINGTON, DC

The tide turns • WARSAW

So far, so good • BRUSSELS

The return of the king • MADRID

Tiered and emotional • Reheated plans for a multilevel Europe revive familiar suspicions

Neither black nor white • Sue Gray gives a strikingly patchy account of the Downing Street parties

The wind changes • The Tories flip-flop on the merits of windfall taxes

Headline removed for your own safety • The Online Safety Bill promises huge changes to what Britons can do online

The useless machine • How the Conservatives became an opposition in government

Secret sauce • BERLIN

Postcard from a world on edge • DAVOS

Broader still • SAN FRANCISCO

The power of small gestures • Showing appreciation is an art, not a science

A taste of things to come • Plant-based proteins are increasingly popular with diners

Chemical hazard warning • basf, like its German homeland, needs to wean itself off cheap Russian gas

Empty promises • SHANGHAI

A new pact for Asia • WASHINGTON, DC

Home run • Wall Street’s housing grab continues

Bloody but unbowed • Despite a painful repricing, the credit market hasn’t cracked

Up in the air...


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