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The Week Magazine

Apr 16 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

Corporate leaders, GOP battle over election laws

U.S. hits vaccine milestone as variants spread fast

It wasn’t all bad

Vaccine passports: A ticket to freedom—or tyranny?

Good week/Bad week

Only in America

Transgender treatment ban

Secret restaurants

How Stone was tricked into revealing all • Sharon Stone

Washington’s fight to be more than ‘Denzel’s son’ • John David Washington

A pilot lost in the Amazon • Antônio Sena

In the news

The Latino vote

The U.S. can vaccinate the world

Taxing ‘the rich’ won’t suffice

Trump’s grifting genius

Viewpoint

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

Is Europe just a doormat for Beijing?

The minority it’s OK to be bigoted against

Europe: A surge in pandemic fatigue as Covid cases rocket

Syria: Grim stalemate after 10 years of war

Prime minister, get your hands off the internet

A hateful stain on our democracy

Biden’s infrastructure bill: Does it target what’s needed?

Noted

Matt Gaetz: A lurid sex scandal

Religion: Waning influence in the U.S.

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

A short history of The Week

Howard McWilliam • Our illustrious illustrators

Fred Harper • Our illustrious illustrators

The Week’s covers

Perspectives on the passing parade

From Harry to Hamilton, from Angry Birds to Zoom

A sampling of timeless observations

Clubhouse: An intimate chat with up to 5,000 friends

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

The mystery molecule behind cold tooth pain

Mix-and-match vaccines

Erasing false memories

An astronaut’s shrunken heart

Do octopuses dream?

Rock Me on the Water: 1974—The Year Los Angeles Transformed Movies, Music, Television, and Politics • Book of the week

Libertie • Novel of the week

Beautiful Things: A Memoir

Chosen by Rachel Kushner • Best books…

In toggling between cultures • Also of interest…

Helen Oyeyemi • Author of the week

Video games: Mending a marriage in It Takes Two

New and notable podcasts

Niki de Saint Phalle: Structures for Life • Exhibit of the week

Shiva Baby

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips

Mare of Easttown • Show of the week

Hawaiian-style steak: A flavor boost for ‘the poor man’s rib eye’

Whiskey: Japan’s new labels

Kitchen tips: Taming your weekly grocery budget

Covid romance: How lockdown changed Americans’ sex lives

Distancing season: Making the most of it

Homes on lakes

Corporations: Bezos joins call for higher taxes

Pharma: Vaccines contaminated at troubled plant

The bottom line

Inflation: Yes, prices really are starting to rise

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Employment: Jobs numbers show recovery in full swing

The golden dream loses its luster

Uber’s founder is selling you mystery meat

The operative who masterminded the Watergate break-in • G. Gordon Liddy, 1930–2021

The NASA flight director who helped save Apollo 13 • Glynn Lunney, 1936–2021

Traveling toward the light

Deliver justice • The Week Contest


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 52 Publisher: The Week Publications, Inc. Edition: Apr 16 2021

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  • Release date: April 9, 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

Corporate leaders, GOP battle over election laws

U.S. hits vaccine milestone as variants spread fast

It wasn’t all bad

Vaccine passports: A ticket to freedom—or tyranny?

Good week/Bad week

Only in America

Transgender treatment ban

Secret restaurants

How Stone was tricked into revealing all • Sharon Stone

Washington’s fight to be more than ‘Denzel’s son’ • John David Washington

A pilot lost in the Amazon • Antônio Sena

In the news

The Latino vote

The U.S. can vaccinate the world

Taxing ‘the rich’ won’t suffice

Trump’s grifting genius

Viewpoint

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

Is Europe just a doormat for Beijing?

The minority it’s OK to be bigoted against

Europe: A surge in pandemic fatigue as Covid cases rocket

Syria: Grim stalemate after 10 years of war

Prime minister, get your hands off the internet

A hateful stain on our democracy

Biden’s infrastructure bill: Does it target what’s needed?

Noted

Matt Gaetz: A lurid sex scandal

Religion: Waning influence in the U.S.

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

A short history of The Week

Howard McWilliam • Our illustrious illustrators

Fred Harper • Our illustrious illustrators

The Week’s covers

Perspectives on the passing parade

From Harry to Hamilton, from Angry Birds to Zoom

A sampling of timeless observations

Clubhouse: An intimate chat with up to 5,000 friends

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

The mystery molecule behind cold tooth pain

Mix-and-match vaccines

Erasing false memories

An astronaut’s shrunken heart

Do octopuses dream?

Rock Me on the Water: 1974—The Year Los Angeles Transformed Movies, Music, Television, and Politics • Book of the week

Libertie • Novel of the week

Beautiful Things: A Memoir

Chosen by Rachel Kushner • Best books…

In toggling between cultures • Also of interest…

Helen Oyeyemi • Author of the week

Video games: Mending a marriage in It Takes Two

New and notable podcasts

Niki de Saint Phalle: Structures for Life • Exhibit of the week

Shiva Baby

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips

Mare of Easttown • Show of the week

Hawaiian-style steak: A flavor boost for ‘the poor man’s rib eye’

Whiskey: Japan’s new labels

Kitchen tips: Taming your weekly grocery budget

Covid romance: How lockdown changed Americans’ sex lives

Distancing season: Making the most of it

Homes on lakes

Corporations: Bezos joins call for higher taxes

Pharma: Vaccines contaminated at troubled plant

The bottom line

Inflation: Yes, prices really are starting to rise

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Employment: Jobs numbers show recovery in full swing

The golden dream loses its luster

Uber’s founder is selling you mystery meat

The operative who masterminded the Watergate break-in • G. Gordon Liddy, 1930–2021

The NASA flight director who helped save Apollo 13 • Glynn Lunney, 1936–2021

Traveling toward the light

Deliver justice • The Week Contest


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