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The Economist

Mar 27 2021
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.

Coronavirus briefs • To 6am GMT March 25th 202›

The world this week

Science after the pandemic • Covid-19 has brought together medical technologies that will transform human health

Unanchored by Ankara • Turkey’s walk on the wild side holds lessons for other economies

Fintech comes to America, at last • A digital-payments system that favours consumers, not banks and credit-card firms, is long overdue

Mid-life crisis • The country has come an astonishingly long way, but progress may be stalling

Knocked out and locked up • A huge share of people in prison have brain injuries. They need more help

Letters

A new phaRNAcopoeia • Cometh the hour, cometh the molecule. The covid-19 pandemic has given RnA a long-awaited turn in the medical spotlight

A modern murder mystery • WASHINGTON, DC

The battle of Bessemer • BESSEMER, ALABAMA

Wild claims • A popular measure of America’s economic health has become pretty useless

Situations vacant • NEW YORK

A coded message • NEW YORK

Let it snow • DENVER

The God-shaped hole • As organised religion retreats, religious fervour is migrating into politics

Variants on a theme of disaster • Jair Bolsonaro’s mismanagement of the pandemic is a threat to the world

And then there were lots • LIMA

It was their backyard first • How a Canadian indigenous group is trying to outwit local NIMBYs

An unhappy 30th birthday • Can Mercosur reverse decades of backsliding?

From rags to stitches • The country’s development has been remarkably fast, despite its dire politics

Purple pose • BANWOLDO

Stack ’em high • The government is trying opposition politicians en masse

The Kolkata clan • KOLKATA

Downgrading Delhi • DELHI

Gratitude-resistant strains • Both India and China are finding vaccine diplomacy harder than it sounds

Winter of discontent • NEW YORK

No silver lining • BEIJING

Still a man’s world • In the name of social stability, Chinese divorce courts deny women their rights

Paragon or prison? • KIGALI

Smoke and no ceasefire • DUBAI

Trouble with the neighbours • BAGHDAD

Deadlocked in Israel

Erdogan’s own goal • ISTANBUL

To have and to hold • Europe’s vaccine twitchiness is dangerous all round 

The Madrid breakwater • MADRID

Of property rights and dead popes • ROME

The odd couple • Why the European Union is still wary of America

Cross-channel conflict • Hopes of a better post-Brexit relationship are fading

Tiers for fears • The home secretary plans to make life harder for refugees

Dizzy rascal • Boris Johnson has far more in common with Disraeli than with Churchill

Banged up • Brain injuries are startlingly common among those who have committed crimes

Firing on all cylinders • NEW YORK

Chokehold • A giant container ship runs aground in a maritime pinch-point

Billing, billing • BEIJING

Saudi Aramco’s lean year

The last bridge • BERLIN

The great divide • The outlines of the post-pandemic regime are becoming visible

A plutocratic makeover • The changing profile of billionaires illustrates how India Inc is changing

Herbie goes electric • Volkswagen will catch up with Tesla. Then comes the hard...


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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.

Coronavirus briefs • To 6am GMT March 25th 202›

The world this week

Science after the pandemic • Covid-19 has brought together medical technologies that will transform human health

Unanchored by Ankara • Turkey’s walk on the wild side holds lessons for other economies

Fintech comes to America, at last • A digital-payments system that favours consumers, not banks and credit-card firms, is long overdue

Mid-life crisis • The country has come an astonishingly long way, but progress may be stalling

Knocked out and locked up • A huge share of people in prison have brain injuries. They need more help

Letters

A new phaRNAcopoeia • Cometh the hour, cometh the molecule. The covid-19 pandemic has given RnA a long-awaited turn in the medical spotlight

A modern murder mystery • WASHINGTON, DC

The battle of Bessemer • BESSEMER, ALABAMA

Wild claims • A popular measure of America’s economic health has become pretty useless

Situations vacant • NEW YORK

A coded message • NEW YORK

Let it snow • DENVER

The God-shaped hole • As organised religion retreats, religious fervour is migrating into politics

Variants on a theme of disaster • Jair Bolsonaro’s mismanagement of the pandemic is a threat to the world

And then there were lots • LIMA

It was their backyard first • How a Canadian indigenous group is trying to outwit local NIMBYs

An unhappy 30th birthday • Can Mercosur reverse decades of backsliding?

From rags to stitches • The country’s development has been remarkably fast, despite its dire politics

Purple pose • BANWOLDO

Stack ’em high • The government is trying opposition politicians en masse

The Kolkata clan • KOLKATA

Downgrading Delhi • DELHI

Gratitude-resistant strains • Both India and China are finding vaccine diplomacy harder than it sounds

Winter of discontent • NEW YORK

No silver lining • BEIJING

Still a man’s world • In the name of social stability, Chinese divorce courts deny women their rights

Paragon or prison? • KIGALI

Smoke and no ceasefire • DUBAI

Trouble with the neighbours • BAGHDAD

Deadlocked in Israel

Erdogan’s own goal • ISTANBUL

To have and to hold • Europe’s vaccine twitchiness is dangerous all round 

The Madrid breakwater • MADRID

Of property rights and dead popes • ROME

The odd couple • Why the European Union is still wary of America

Cross-channel conflict • Hopes of a better post-Brexit relationship are fading

Tiers for fears • The home secretary plans to make life harder for refugees

Dizzy rascal • Boris Johnson has far more in common with Disraeli than with Churchill

Banged up • Brain injuries are startlingly common among those who have committed crimes

Firing on all cylinders • NEW YORK

Chokehold • A giant container ship runs aground in a maritime pinch-point

Billing, billing • BEIJING

Saudi Aramco’s lean year

The last bridge • BERLIN

The great divide • The outlines of the post-pandemic regime are becoming visible

A plutocratic makeover • The changing profile of billionaires illustrates how India Inc is changing

Herbie goes electric • Volkswagen will catch up with Tesla. Then comes the hard...


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