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The Week Magazine

Jan 29 2021
Magazine

The Week makes sense of the news by curating the best of the U.S. and international media into a succinct, lively digest.

Editor’s letter

The Week

Asking for unity, Biden unveils ambitious agenda

A new strategy to fight the pandemic

It wasn’t all bad

Trump: The worst president ever?

Good week for:

Only in America

The U.S. at a glance…

The world at a glance…

Dimon’s brush with death

Coppola’s obsession with Part III

Why Robin Williams’ widow is on a mission

In the news

Psychedelics as therapy • Research shows that hallucinogens can be highly effective treatments for anxiety, depression, addiction, and trauma.

Executing mentally ill prisoners

Liz Cheney’s high-stakes gamble

The tragic shortage of good masks

Viewpoint

It must be true… I read it in the tabloids

ITALY Infighting is a luxury we can’t afford

DENMARK Kids don’t need a phallic hero

Netherlands: Government resigns over welfare scandal

Israel: Homegrown accusations of apartheid

PAKISTAN When the terrorists are among you

CANADA Police will choose whom to punish

Capitol Hill riot: Violent extremists from the middle class

Noted

Impeachment: The coming GOP schism

Republicans: Did they aid and abet the rioters?

Wit & Wisdom

Poll watch

Understanding the market in 2021 • What you need to know to build your stock portfolio

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Parler: A Twitter alternative gets shut down

Bytes: What’s new in tech

Innovation of the week

Evidence of long-lasting Covid immunity

Watching a galaxy die

Blood plasma vs. the coronavirus

Apathy a sign of dementia?

Snakes ‘lasso’ up trees

Book of the week Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning

Novel of the week Outlawed

Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World

Best books…chosen by Angie Thomas • Angie Thomas is the author of The Hate U Give, a young-adult best-seller since its 2017 release. Below, she names six books that were touchstones as she wrote Concrete Rose, a prequel featuring Starr Carter’s father when he was only 17.

Also of interest…in literary rediscoveries

Author of the week Gabriel Byrne

Sea shanties: Why TikTok has gone mad for whaling songs

Etta and Ella on the Upper West Side

A new oldest animal painting

Promising Young Woman

New and notable podcasts

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips • Memorable thieves…

Show of the week The Lady and the Dale

Flammekueche: The way to send your pizza night to Alsace

Wine: Box scores

Home cooking: The joy of following recipes to the letter

The Ford Mustang Mach-E: What the critics say

The best of…work-from-home desk chairs

Tip of the week… Pro painters’ trade secrets

This week: Homes for book lovers

Video: Netflix’s big bet on content pays off

China: Economy grows despite pandemic

The bottom line

Vaccinations: Employers consider incentives, mandates

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Corporate politics: Principle, or opportunism?

‘King of Debt’ skips out on the bill

This guy beat the market. You still can’t

The visionary music producer who died a convicted murderer

The casino magnate who became a GOP kingmaker

Wrestling with the darkness • The pandemic year has been especially difficult for those of us who suffer from depression, trauma, and anxiety, said Geoff Van Dyke in 5280...


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 40 Publisher: The Week Publications, Inc. Edition: Jan 29 2021

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The Week makes sense of the news by curating the best of the U.S. and international media into a succinct, lively digest.

Editor’s letter

The Week

Asking for unity, Biden unveils ambitious agenda

A new strategy to fight the pandemic

It wasn’t all bad

Trump: The worst president ever?

Good week for:

Only in America

The U.S. at a glance…

The world at a glance…

Dimon’s brush with death

Coppola’s obsession with Part III

Why Robin Williams’ widow is on a mission

In the news

Psychedelics as therapy • Research shows that hallucinogens can be highly effective treatments for anxiety, depression, addiction, and trauma.

Executing mentally ill prisoners

Liz Cheney’s high-stakes gamble

The tragic shortage of good masks

Viewpoint

It must be true… I read it in the tabloids

ITALY Infighting is a luxury we can’t afford

DENMARK Kids don’t need a phallic hero

Netherlands: Government resigns over welfare scandal

Israel: Homegrown accusations of apartheid

PAKISTAN When the terrorists are among you

CANADA Police will choose whom to punish

Capitol Hill riot: Violent extremists from the middle class

Noted

Impeachment: The coming GOP schism

Republicans: Did they aid and abet the rioters?

Wit & Wisdom

Poll watch

Understanding the market in 2021 • What you need to know to build your stock portfolio

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Parler: A Twitter alternative gets shut down

Bytes: What’s new in tech

Innovation of the week

Evidence of long-lasting Covid immunity

Watching a galaxy die

Blood plasma vs. the coronavirus

Apathy a sign of dementia?

Snakes ‘lasso’ up trees

Book of the week Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning

Novel of the week Outlawed

Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World

Best books…chosen by Angie Thomas • Angie Thomas is the author of The Hate U Give, a young-adult best-seller since its 2017 release. Below, she names six books that were touchstones as she wrote Concrete Rose, a prequel featuring Starr Carter’s father when he was only 17.

Also of interest…in literary rediscoveries

Author of the week Gabriel Byrne

Sea shanties: Why TikTok has gone mad for whaling songs

Etta and Ella on the Upper West Side

A new oldest animal painting

Promising Young Woman

New and notable podcasts

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips • Memorable thieves…

Show of the week The Lady and the Dale

Flammekueche: The way to send your pizza night to Alsace

Wine: Box scores

Home cooking: The joy of following recipes to the letter

The Ford Mustang Mach-E: What the critics say

The best of…work-from-home desk chairs

Tip of the week… Pro painters’ trade secrets

This week: Homes for book lovers

Video: Netflix’s big bet on content pays off

China: Economy grows despite pandemic

The bottom line

Vaccinations: Employers consider incentives, mandates

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Corporate politics: Principle, or opportunism?

‘King of Debt’ skips out on the bill

This guy beat the market. You still can’t

The visionary music producer who died a convicted murderer

The casino magnate who became a GOP kingmaker

Wrestling with the darkness • The pandemic year has been especially difficult for those of us who suffer from depression, trauma, and anxiety, said Geoff Van Dyke in 5280...


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