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The Week Magazine

Feb 12 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

New virus variants raise alarm

Democrats push ahead with $1.9 trillion relief bill

It wasn’t all bad

Biden: Will his climate agenda make a difference?

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Replacing Abe Lincoln

Covid hero dies

Why Knox doesn’t feel free • Amanda Knox

How Didion is coping • Joan Didion

The life of a celebrity gamer • Tyler Blevins

In the news

The white supremacist threat

Biden’s China problem

Elected officials shouldn’t trade stocks

The rise of Christian nationalism

Viewpoint

I read it in the tabloids • It must be true…

Greece’s greedy sea grab

Don’t give us more reasons for skepticism

European Union: London and Brussels battle over vaccines

Brazil: A new Covid strain and a surging death toll

Failing to punish jihadists

No unity without compromise

Marjorie Taylor Greene: Will the GOP be defined by kooks?

Noted

Masks: Why cloth no longer cuts it

Cancel culture: Are conservatives being silenced?

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Space: The final broadband frontier

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

Schools safe to open—with precautions

Paralyzed mice walk again

Antibiotics may stunt growth

Short naps to improve the brain

Catnip does more than get cats high

American Baby: A Mother, a Child, and the Shadow History of Adoption • Book of the week

The Prophets • Novel of the week

Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth

Chosen by Mayim Bialik • Best books…

Legends in their youth • Also of interest…

Lauren Oyler • Author of the week

Collapsed in Sunbeams • Arlo Parks

Madlib • Sound Ancestors

Revolutionary Love • Ani DiFranco

The Catastrophist

The Little Things

New and notable podcasts

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips

Dead Pigs • Show of the week

Gnudi: Ravioli so unassuming they don’t even wear coats

Wine: Hail, Abruzzo!

Home cooking: The case for mashing your veggies

The Ford F-150 PowerBoost • What the critics say

Hibernating with your sweetheart • The best of…

Tip of the week… • Laundry know-how for blankets

Homes for wintertime fun

Amazon: Jeff Bezos to give up CEO spot

Autos: GM wants to go carbon neutral by 2040

The bottom line

Wages: Democrats unite behind national $15 minimum

What the experts say

Charity of the week

GameStop mania: A Wall Street tug-of-war

To fix Twitter, start with the business model

The Fed needs black voices at the table

The screen and stage star who shattered racial stereotypes • Cicely Tyson, 1924–2021

The prolific actress who shined in dramas and comedies • Cloris Leachman, 1926–2021

The most powerful senator

Bigfoot hunt • The Week contest


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 40 Publisher: The Week Publications, Inc. Edition: Feb 12 2021

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  • Release date: February 5, 2021

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Languages

English

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

New virus variants raise alarm

Democrats push ahead with $1.9 trillion relief bill

It wasn’t all bad

Biden: Will his climate agenda make a difference?

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Replacing Abe Lincoln

Covid hero dies

Why Knox doesn’t feel free • Amanda Knox

How Didion is coping • Joan Didion

The life of a celebrity gamer • Tyler Blevins

In the news

The white supremacist threat

Biden’s China problem

Elected officials shouldn’t trade stocks

The rise of Christian nationalism

Viewpoint

I read it in the tabloids • It must be true…

Greece’s greedy sea grab

Don’t give us more reasons for skepticism

European Union: London and Brussels battle over vaccines

Brazil: A new Covid strain and a surging death toll

Failing to punish jihadists

No unity without compromise

Marjorie Taylor Greene: Will the GOP be defined by kooks?

Noted

Masks: Why cloth no longer cuts it

Cancel culture: Are conservatives being silenced?

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Space: The final broadband frontier

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

Schools safe to open—with precautions

Paralyzed mice walk again

Antibiotics may stunt growth

Short naps to improve the brain

Catnip does more than get cats high

American Baby: A Mother, a Child, and the Shadow History of Adoption • Book of the week

The Prophets • Novel of the week

Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth

Chosen by Mayim Bialik • Best books…

Legends in their youth • Also of interest…

Lauren Oyler • Author of the week

Collapsed in Sunbeams • Arlo Parks

Madlib • Sound Ancestors

Revolutionary Love • Ani DiFranco

The Catastrophist

The Little Things

New and notable podcasts

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips

Dead Pigs • Show of the week

Gnudi: Ravioli so unassuming they don’t even wear coats

Wine: Hail, Abruzzo!

Home cooking: The case for mashing your veggies

The Ford F-150 PowerBoost • What the critics say

Hibernating with your sweetheart • The best of…

Tip of the week… • Laundry know-how for blankets

Homes for wintertime fun

Amazon: Jeff Bezos to give up CEO spot

Autos: GM wants to go carbon neutral by 2040

The bottom line

Wages: Democrats unite behind national $15 minimum

What the experts say

Charity of the week

GameStop mania: A Wall Street tug-of-war

To fix Twitter, start with the business model

The Fed needs black voices at the table

The screen and stage star who shattered racial stereotypes • Cicely Tyson, 1924–2021

The prolific actress who shined in dramas and comedies • Cloris Leachman, 1926–2021

The most powerful senator

Bigfoot hunt • The Week contest


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