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The Economist

Jun 11 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

Artificial intelligence’s new frontier • The promise and perils of a breakthrough in machine intelligence

High time for prime time • Why America’s probe into the attempted coup last year is needed, before it’s too late

Seizing the moment • Permanently grabbing Russian assets is a seductive idea. It would also be a mistake

Scapegoating Africans • South Africans should not blame immigrants for their country’s failings

Protecting the pupils • To fight an epidemic of myopia, schools should send their students outside

Britain’s real problem • It’s not just Boris Johnson. Economic decline has become a chronic British disease

Letters

The world that Bert built • BERLIN AND SAN FRANCISCO

An AI explains an Economist cover:

The insurrection televised • WASHINGTON, DC

Hearts and minds • WASHINGTON, DC

The City by the Bay says nay • SAN FRANCISCO

High noon • PHILADELPHIA

Relative safety • WASHINGTON, DC

The incapable state • American government is no match for global warming

Ripple effects • Some places have benefited from the war in Ukraine. But possibly not for long

A politer kind of populism • NORTH BAY, ONTARIO

The invincible industry • Latin American politicians are fed up with the war on drugs

Guns over butter • KABUL

Terminal containers • Bangladesh’s patchy safety record looks even worse after yet another accident

Hands off the Prophet • DELHI

Troubled energy • ULJIN

A little more conversation • It may not be a trade deal, but the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework has its uses

A new challenge to the West • China’s Global Development Initiative is not as innocent as it sounds

Locked down and pent up • HONG KONG

Pride and prejudice • Life is getting harder for sexual minorities

Hotheads threaten a cold war • China’s deep distrust of America and the West is making it reckless

The death of a pan-Africanist dream • DIEPSLOOT AND ROBERTSON

Golden tickets • A Nobel prize-winning economist sees big benefits in “scripted” schools

Bolder abroad, embattled at home • JERUSALEM

Cities in the sea • MANAMA

Damage control • PARIS

Erdogan’s war on everyone • ISTANBUL

Hide and seek • KYIV

Grinding on • The conflict in Ukraine is settling into a war of attrition

High noon in the High North • KIRKENES

Charge! • The EU’S push to impose a standard phone charger is a misguided cry for attention

Stagnation nation • Britain’s productivity problem is long-standing and getting worse

The divine right of Boris • The Tory civil war is a split between Roundheads and Cavaliers

The Unconservatives • A party that was ruthless, pragmatic and efficient is now cowardly, incoherent and inept

Overruled • The pandemic has accelerated a global decline in the rule of law

No margin for error • A guide to running a company in a period of stagflation

A pretty picture • BERLIN

Alive. Unwell? • SHANGHAI

The ultimate business trip • A NEW PLANE OF EXISTENCE

Flying start • Air travel is taking off again but still faces headwinds

Corporate jet, Rorschach test • Emblem of greed or route to productivity: what do you see?

The Committee to Save the Planet...


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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

Artificial intelligence’s new frontier • The promise and perils of a breakthrough in machine intelligence

High time for prime time • Why America’s probe into the attempted coup last year is needed, before it’s too late

Seizing the moment • Permanently grabbing Russian assets is a seductive idea. It would also be a mistake

Scapegoating Africans • South Africans should not blame immigrants for their country’s failings

Protecting the pupils • To fight an epidemic of myopia, schools should send their students outside

Britain’s real problem • It’s not just Boris Johnson. Economic decline has become a chronic British disease

Letters

The world that Bert built • BERLIN AND SAN FRANCISCO

An AI explains an Economist cover:

The insurrection televised • WASHINGTON, DC

Hearts and minds • WASHINGTON, DC

The City by the Bay says nay • SAN FRANCISCO

High noon • PHILADELPHIA

Relative safety • WASHINGTON, DC

The incapable state • American government is no match for global warming

Ripple effects • Some places have benefited from the war in Ukraine. But possibly not for long

A politer kind of populism • NORTH BAY, ONTARIO

The invincible industry • Latin American politicians are fed up with the war on drugs

Guns over butter • KABUL

Terminal containers • Bangladesh’s patchy safety record looks even worse after yet another accident

Hands off the Prophet • DELHI

Troubled energy • ULJIN

A little more conversation • It may not be a trade deal, but the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework has its uses

A new challenge to the West • China’s Global Development Initiative is not as innocent as it sounds

Locked down and pent up • HONG KONG

Pride and prejudice • Life is getting harder for sexual minorities

Hotheads threaten a cold war • China’s deep distrust of America and the West is making it reckless

The death of a pan-Africanist dream • DIEPSLOOT AND ROBERTSON

Golden tickets • A Nobel prize-winning economist sees big benefits in “scripted” schools

Bolder abroad, embattled at home • JERUSALEM

Cities in the sea • MANAMA

Damage control • PARIS

Erdogan’s war on everyone • ISTANBUL

Hide and seek • KYIV

Grinding on • The conflict in Ukraine is settling into a war of attrition

High noon in the High North • KIRKENES

Charge! • The EU’S push to impose a standard phone charger is a misguided cry for attention

Stagnation nation • Britain’s productivity problem is long-standing and getting worse

The divine right of Boris • The Tory civil war is a split between Roundheads and Cavaliers

The Unconservatives • A party that was ruthless, pragmatic and efficient is now cowardly, incoherent and inept

Overruled • The pandemic has accelerated a global decline in the rule of law

No margin for error • A guide to running a company in a period of stagflation

A pretty picture • BERLIN

Alive. Unwell? • SHANGHAI

The ultimate business trip • A NEW PLANE OF EXISTENCE

Flying start • Air travel is taking off again but still faces headwinds

Corporate jet, Rorschach test • Emblem of greed or route to productivity: what do you see?

The Committee to Save the Planet...


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