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The Economist

Jun 25 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

Power struggle • How to fix the world’s energy emergency without wrecking the climate

The man who fell to earth • Emmanuel Macron loses his majority in parliament. Can he now get anything done?

Hungry and angry • A wave of unrest is coming. Here’s how to avert some of it

The ECB’s next headache • How fighting inflation could imperil the single currency

Tiddlers, not titans • As new firms get bigger, the capital they need dries up

Letters

Nuclear family • HINKLEY POINT

Pivot to Asia • GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA

Lost in conversion • WASHINGTON, DC

Pump and dump • WASHINGTON, DC

Snoozzzzzze on • WASHINGTON, DC

A victory for God • NEW YORK

Fission impossible? • WHITE MESA, UTAH

The Biden-Harris problem • Democrats face the fact that they need a better candidate for 2024 than Joe Biden or his deputy

Petrofied • BOGOTÁ AND CALI

Murder in the Amazon • A double slaying reminds Brazilians how much their president scorns greens

Birds, bees and not much else • BUENOS AIRES AND PANAMA CITY

Illusory extremists • DENPASAR

A giant stingray in the Mekong • The discovery of the world’s largest freshwater fish spells hope for the river

Another disaster • ISLAMABAD

From Moscow with money • BATKEN

Exit stage left • After years of selling the idea of personal growth, will BTS try the real thing?

The thought police • China’s mental-health crisis is getting worse. Covid lockdowns and constant surveillance probably do not help

Catapulting forward • What to make of a big new ship

Whose is it? • America and China spar over military use of a strategic waterway

The metaphor still holds water

The rot that spread • VREDE

The longhorns and the law • JOHANNESBURG

Once more unto the booths • JERUSALEM

Princes, purses and putters • DUBAI

Jupiter waning • PARIS

Running on empty • Ukraine needs more; the West is slowly stepping up

The Putin effect • ROME

The turnaround • LJUBLJANA

The great riposte of Córdoba • SEVILLE

From bullets to bail-outs • Briefly united over Ukraine, Europe faces divisions on the home front

Start up, fade away • Britain is a great place for startups but a bad one for aspiring corporate titans

Heavy metal • Britain finally gets round to memorialising post-war migrants

Remainers’ cake problem • The case for a softer Brexit is clear. How to get one is not

From inflation to insurrection • ALMATY, COLOMBO, ISTANBUL, KAMPALA, LIMA AND TUNIS

Doctor Google will see you now • Alphabet wants to shake up a seemingly undisruptable multi-trillion-dollar industry

New pharm hands • Entrepreneurs want to shake up America’s overpriced drug market

NetUnease • SHANGHAI

Why everyone wants Arm • The British chip designer behind the smartphone revolution looks destined to stay small

Bartleby Pity the managers • Don’t overdo the sympathy, but the job is both necessary and demanding

Bean-counters v lion-tamers • In EY’S split, fortune may favour the dull

Move fast and break things • WASHINGTON, DC

Thrown for a loop • BERLIN

Whenever it breaks • How inflation and rising interest rates might affect Italy’s...


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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

Power struggle • How to fix the world’s energy emergency without wrecking the climate

The man who fell to earth • Emmanuel Macron loses his majority in parliament. Can he now get anything done?

Hungry and angry • A wave of unrest is coming. Here’s how to avert some of it

The ECB’s next headache • How fighting inflation could imperil the single currency

Tiddlers, not titans • As new firms get bigger, the capital they need dries up

Letters

Nuclear family • HINKLEY POINT

Pivot to Asia • GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA

Lost in conversion • WASHINGTON, DC

Pump and dump • WASHINGTON, DC

Snoozzzzzze on • WASHINGTON, DC

A victory for God • NEW YORK

Fission impossible? • WHITE MESA, UTAH

The Biden-Harris problem • Democrats face the fact that they need a better candidate for 2024 than Joe Biden or his deputy

Petrofied • BOGOTÁ AND CALI

Murder in the Amazon • A double slaying reminds Brazilians how much their president scorns greens

Birds, bees and not much else • BUENOS AIRES AND PANAMA CITY

Illusory extremists • DENPASAR

A giant stingray in the Mekong • The discovery of the world’s largest freshwater fish spells hope for the river

Another disaster • ISLAMABAD

From Moscow with money • BATKEN

Exit stage left • After years of selling the idea of personal growth, will BTS try the real thing?

The thought police • China’s mental-health crisis is getting worse. Covid lockdowns and constant surveillance probably do not help

Catapulting forward • What to make of a big new ship

Whose is it? • America and China spar over military use of a strategic waterway

The metaphor still holds water

The rot that spread • VREDE

The longhorns and the law • JOHANNESBURG

Once more unto the booths • JERUSALEM

Princes, purses and putters • DUBAI

Jupiter waning • PARIS

Running on empty • Ukraine needs more; the West is slowly stepping up

The Putin effect • ROME

The turnaround • LJUBLJANA

The great riposte of Córdoba • SEVILLE

From bullets to bail-outs • Briefly united over Ukraine, Europe faces divisions on the home front

Start up, fade away • Britain is a great place for startups but a bad one for aspiring corporate titans

Heavy metal • Britain finally gets round to memorialising post-war migrants

Remainers’ cake problem • The case for a softer Brexit is clear. How to get one is not

From inflation to insurrection • ALMATY, COLOMBO, ISTANBUL, KAMPALA, LIMA AND TUNIS

Doctor Google will see you now • Alphabet wants to shake up a seemingly undisruptable multi-trillion-dollar industry

New pharm hands • Entrepreneurs want to shake up America’s overpriced drug market

NetUnease • SHANGHAI

Why everyone wants Arm • The British chip designer behind the smartphone revolution looks destined to stay small

Bartleby Pity the managers • Don’t overdo the sympathy, but the job is both necessary and demanding

Bean-counters v lion-tamers • In EY’S split, fortune may favour the dull

Move fast and break things • WASHINGTON, DC

Thrown for a loop • BERLIN

Whenever it breaks • How inflation and rising interest rates might affect Italy’s...


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