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The Economist

Apr 10 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 April 8th 2021

The world this week

Riding high • In the rich world the era of sharp-edged capitalism is giving way to a golden age for labour

Battle royal • A feud between prince and king is but one of Jordan’s problems

At last, a serious effort • Two cheers for the president’s ambitious climate plan

Don’t stop me now • House prices are going ballistic. Policymakers need to keep their heads

Working in the dark • The world is designed around white men. They share it with everyone else

Letters

Down but not out • DIYARBAKIR, ERBIL AND RAQQA

Charging ahead • America’s boom has begun. Can it last? 

Political baseball • NEW YORK

A long and bumpy road ahead • WASHINGTON, DC

Counting trillions • WASHINGTON, DC

Gender war • NEW YORK

No SATisfACTion • NEW YORK

The Green Apple • NEW YORK

Growing pains • COLORADO SPRINGS

Revolutionary drugs • Cuba may become the smallest country in the world to produce a covid-19 vaccine

The strains in a politicised army • Jair Bolsonaro is weaker but no less dangerous for Brazilian democracy

A tight-fisted socialist • MEXICO CITY

Indian brink • DELHI

One-week wonder • DELHI

Reef madness • China tries to pinch yet another maritime outcrop from the Philippines

As the seasons defy norms/ • TOKYO

Strength without numbers • Democracy protests have dwindled, but public anger has not

If you can’t beat them, obey them • ISLAMABAD

Bubble trouble • Do not expect Asia’s air bridges and travel bubbles to multiply rapidly

In grandpa’s charge • LEYUN VILLAGE

The Middle East quagmire • Chinese leaders think they can avoid the traps that caught America. They may find it hard

Family feud • DUBAI

The doors are opening • NAJAF

Only good cops, please • CAIRO

They’ve woken up and smelt it • NAIROBI

Covid-19 spurs catch-up classes • School closures open a window for reform

Getting too much alike, alas • DAKAR

The people’s voice • AMSTERDAM

House of the dead • The Kremlin may want Alexei Navalny to die in prison

Bye-bye Boyko? • A Balkans survivor stumbles

Yes, Basques are different • MADRID

Thinking the unthinkable • Emmanuel Macron’s troubles open up space for Marine Le Pen, but also bring greater scrutiny

Opening shots • Britain emerges from lockdown with cases tumbling—and confronts dilemmas that will soon face much of Europe and America

Raising the bar • Never mind Brexit: the British boozer is getting a European makeover

The power of perkiness • Liz Truss’s popularity says a lot about today’s Tory party

Virtual insanity • Love them or hate them, virtual meetings are here to stay

An uncertain new path • HONG KONG

Shallow impact • A leaked memo from a chief impact officer

Hype club • SAN FRANCISCO

Seize and insist • A British firm goes after India’s state-controlled assets

Reformulated • NEW YORK

Unbundling sport • Brace for the Amazon effect on live sport

The race for space • BICESTER AND RHINEBECK

On the mend

Setting a floor • Janet Yellen calls for a global minimum tax on companies. Could it happen?

Squaring the...


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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 April 8th 2021

The world this week

Riding high • In the rich world the era of sharp-edged capitalism is giving way to a golden age for labour

Battle royal • A feud between prince and king is but one of Jordan’s problems

At last, a serious effort • Two cheers for the president’s ambitious climate plan

Don’t stop me now • House prices are going ballistic. Policymakers need to keep their heads

Working in the dark • The world is designed around white men. They share it with everyone else

Letters

Down but not out • DIYARBAKIR, ERBIL AND RAQQA

Charging ahead • America’s boom has begun. Can it last? 

Political baseball • NEW YORK

A long and bumpy road ahead • WASHINGTON, DC

Counting trillions • WASHINGTON, DC

Gender war • NEW YORK

No SATisfACTion • NEW YORK

The Green Apple • NEW YORK

Growing pains • COLORADO SPRINGS

Revolutionary drugs • Cuba may become the smallest country in the world to produce a covid-19 vaccine

The strains in a politicised army • Jair Bolsonaro is weaker but no less dangerous for Brazilian democracy

A tight-fisted socialist • MEXICO CITY

Indian brink • DELHI

One-week wonder • DELHI

Reef madness • China tries to pinch yet another maritime outcrop from the Philippines

As the seasons defy norms/ • TOKYO

Strength without numbers • Democracy protests have dwindled, but public anger has not

If you can’t beat them, obey them • ISLAMABAD

Bubble trouble • Do not expect Asia’s air bridges and travel bubbles to multiply rapidly

In grandpa’s charge • LEYUN VILLAGE

The Middle East quagmire • Chinese leaders think they can avoid the traps that caught America. They may find it hard

Family feud • DUBAI

The doors are opening • NAJAF

Only good cops, please • CAIRO

They’ve woken up and smelt it • NAIROBI

Covid-19 spurs catch-up classes • School closures open a window for reform

Getting too much alike, alas • DAKAR

The people’s voice • AMSTERDAM

House of the dead • The Kremlin may want Alexei Navalny to die in prison

Bye-bye Boyko? • A Balkans survivor stumbles

Yes, Basques are different • MADRID

Thinking the unthinkable • Emmanuel Macron’s troubles open up space for Marine Le Pen, but also bring greater scrutiny

Opening shots • Britain emerges from lockdown with cases tumbling—and confronts dilemmas that will soon face much of Europe and America

Raising the bar • Never mind Brexit: the British boozer is getting a European makeover

The power of perkiness • Liz Truss’s popularity says a lot about today’s Tory party

Virtual insanity • Love them or hate them, virtual meetings are here to stay

An uncertain new path • HONG KONG

Shallow impact • A leaked memo from a chief impact officer

Hype club • SAN FRANCISCO

Seize and insist • A British firm goes after India’s state-controlled assets

Reformulated • NEW YORK

Unbundling sport • Brace for the Amazon effect on live sport

The race for space • BICESTER AND RHINEBECK

On the mend

Setting a floor • Janet Yellen calls for a global minimum tax on companies. Could it happen?

Squaring the...


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