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The Economist

Jun 18 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

Reinventing globalisation • Switching to a security-first model of globalisation would make the world more expensive and dangerous

How democracies decay • A vicious circle of economic stagnation, popular frustration and polarised politics offers a warning to the West

The week central banks changed course • With inflation soaring and markets convulsing, the contradictions in monetary policy are being exposed

Ever wider • The EU should declare Ukraine a candidate for membership

Constructive improvements • The property industry has a huge carbon footprint. Here’s how to reduce it

Letters

Chain reaction • NEW YORK AND SAN FRANCISCO

A tale of two NATOs • ON BOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT

Wartime, all the time • WASHINGTON, DC

Truth kills • Shocking drivers with road-death statistics leads to more crashes

Nothing to fear but fear itself? • NEW YORK

Murphy’s law • NEW YORK

More power to them? • CHICAGO

The criminal case against Donald Trump • The January 6th committee is doing the Department of Justice’s work for it

Cryptocracy • EL ZONTE

Here comes Rodolfo • BUCARAMANGA

Ecuador reverts to type • The president has little chance of implementing his reform programme

Take my arms • DELHI

Halfway high • HADANO

School’s out • Unable to send Rohingyas home, Bangladesh circumscribes their lives

Pride and groom • ANTIPOLO AND BANGKOK

General unease • Prayuth Chan-ocha, Thailand’s military ruler, is on the back foot

Non-interfering mediation • China’s diplomats are trying to broker peace in foreign conflicts. Just don’t expect them to propose solutions

In need of guardrails • SINGAPORE

The new normal • BEIJING AND SHANGHAI

Real problems • BEIJING

Wrong’uns, not rights • China blames a brutal assault on gangsters, rather than sexism

Change you can’t believe in • WASHINGTON, DC

Gobbling up whatever is left • Bashar al-Assad is hollowing out what remains of his ravaged state

The son also rises • ENTEBBE

Cutting costs • DAKAR

Old-model army • Russia’s poor use of tanks in Ukraine is no reason to write off the weapon

→ The Russian T-72 tank was conceived to be compact and cheap to produce, but the design has fatal drawbacks

The unclubbable in pursuit of the unwelcoming • PARIS

The $500bn question • The EU has begun debating how to fund the reconstruction of Ukraine

Keeping faith • KYIV

A new yawn • BERLIN

Losing his grip • PARIS

NATO’s loose cannon • Is Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Turkey more trouble to the alliance than it is worth?

A population puzzle • DIDCOT

Forms, frustration and fans • BELFAST

Traffic flights • DUNKIRK

Under the hood • The RMT is Britain’s most potent trade union as well as one of its oddest

The great Teslafication • How supply-chain turmoil is remaking the car industry: learning from Elon Musk

Bowled out • SINGAPORE

Human capital in the 21st century • Modern executives are different from their forebears

Work, the wasted years • Logging in, deleting emails, mistyping things. It all adds up

The too-much-of-everything store • Amazon’s problem is most obvious in its hinterland

Eight days that shook...


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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

Reinventing globalisation • Switching to a security-first model of globalisation would make the world more expensive and dangerous

How democracies decay • A vicious circle of economic stagnation, popular frustration and polarised politics offers a warning to the West

The week central banks changed course • With inflation soaring and markets convulsing, the contradictions in monetary policy are being exposed

Ever wider • The EU should declare Ukraine a candidate for membership

Constructive improvements • The property industry has a huge carbon footprint. Here’s how to reduce it

Letters

Chain reaction • NEW YORK AND SAN FRANCISCO

A tale of two NATOs • ON BOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT

Wartime, all the time • WASHINGTON, DC

Truth kills • Shocking drivers with road-death statistics leads to more crashes

Nothing to fear but fear itself? • NEW YORK

Murphy’s law • NEW YORK

More power to them? • CHICAGO

The criminal case against Donald Trump • The January 6th committee is doing the Department of Justice’s work for it

Cryptocracy • EL ZONTE

Here comes Rodolfo • BUCARAMANGA

Ecuador reverts to type • The president has little chance of implementing his reform programme

Take my arms • DELHI

Halfway high • HADANO

School’s out • Unable to send Rohingyas home, Bangladesh circumscribes their lives

Pride and groom • ANTIPOLO AND BANGKOK

General unease • Prayuth Chan-ocha, Thailand’s military ruler, is on the back foot

Non-interfering mediation • China’s diplomats are trying to broker peace in foreign conflicts. Just don’t expect them to propose solutions

In need of guardrails • SINGAPORE

The new normal • BEIJING AND SHANGHAI

Real problems • BEIJING

Wrong’uns, not rights • China blames a brutal assault on gangsters, rather than sexism

Change you can’t believe in • WASHINGTON, DC

Gobbling up whatever is left • Bashar al-Assad is hollowing out what remains of his ravaged state

The son also rises • ENTEBBE

Cutting costs • DAKAR

Old-model army • Russia’s poor use of tanks in Ukraine is no reason to write off the weapon

→ The Russian T-72 tank was conceived to be compact and cheap to produce, but the design has fatal drawbacks

The unclubbable in pursuit of the unwelcoming • PARIS

The $500bn question • The EU has begun debating how to fund the reconstruction of Ukraine

Keeping faith • KYIV

A new yawn • BERLIN

Losing his grip • PARIS

NATO’s loose cannon • Is Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Turkey more trouble to the alliance than it is worth?

A population puzzle • DIDCOT

Forms, frustration and fans • BELFAST

Traffic flights • DUNKIRK

Under the hood • The RMT is Britain’s most potent trade union as well as one of its oddest

The great Teslafication • How supply-chain turmoil is remaking the car industry: learning from Elon Musk

Bowled out • SINGAPORE

Human capital in the 21st century • Modern executives are different from their forebears

Work, the wasted years • Logging in, deleting emails, mistyping things. It all adds up

The too-much-of-everything store • Amazon’s problem is most obvious in its hinterland

Eight days that shook...


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