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The Economist

Apr 24 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 22nd 2021

The world this week

Putin’s next move • Russia’s president menaces his people and neighbours. The West should raise the cost of his malign behaviour

Covid catastrophe • India’s giant second wave is a disaster for it and the world

September showdown • The battle to succeed Angela Merkel just got interesting

The SPAC spectacle • Snatching sanity from the jaws of financial absurdity

The false promise of stability • The violent death of Idriss Déby has unsettled a region—and a Western policy of propping up strongmen

Letters

Something is rotten • MOSCOW

Under siege • PERM

Overload • NEW YORK

Promising the Earth • NEW YORK

Two degrees and reparation • CHICAGO

Blocked • WASHINGTON, DC

Walter Mondale dies aged 93

Baptism by fire • MOBILE, ALABAMA

The Great Game • The European Super League was a miserable effort at Americanising Europe’s favourite sport

A wider welcome • VANCOUVER

Kicking covid • Footballers have never been so eager to get a booking

Domino effect • MEXICO CITY

After the myth, the grim facts • Cuba has a new leadership. It will have to deliver results, fast

First as tragedy • DELHI

The road show must go on • SINGUR

A government held to ransom • RAWALPINDI

Nominal interest • SYDNEY

Back to the khanate? • BISHKEK

Tug of war • Mongolia’s president tries to ban its ruling party

Watching them watching you • Domestic surveillance programmes benefit foreign spies

Dangerous work • Violence against doctors is frighteningly common

Hong Kong crackdown

Art attack • Hong Kong’s noisy patriots denounce a world-class collection of Chinese art

Doses of scepticism • FREETOWN, JOHANNESBURG, KINSHASA AND LILONGWE

The dictator dies • N’DJAMENA AND DAKAR

Papers, please • Legacies of old laws leave thousands of Zimbabweans stateless

The prince’s big bet • DUBAI

Daily disasters • DUBAI

Green on black • BERLIN

Mind the gap year • Well-drilled Finnish school-leavers too often end up idle

The Brussels effect • The European Union wants to regulate the world’s artificial intelligence

Terraced grousing • AMSTERDAM

The Draghi delusion • Too much is being expected of the Italian prime minister

Ruling the world • Globalisation brings business to London’s courts, and creates new competition

Out of the shadows • Can Darktrace repair London’s dented tech-listing hopes?

Football Tories • What the fracas about a European Super League reveals about today’s Conservative Party

Officers and gentlewomen • Female soldiers are changing how armed forces work

They think it’s all over • The world’s biggest football clubs attempt to revolutionise the sport, but trip over their own bootlaces

The gaseous mega-bet • NEW YORK

The robots are coming • SAN FRANCISCO

The new office etiquette • The pandemic requires some changes in workplace customs

The non-motor show • SHANGHAI

Lab life • BERLIN

Modi operandi • Amazon and Walmart confront Indian politics

Handle with care • Sanctions are now a central tool of governments’ foreign policy. The more they are used,...


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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 22nd 2021

The world this week

Putin’s next move • Russia’s president menaces his people and neighbours. The West should raise the cost of his malign behaviour

Covid catastrophe • India’s giant second wave is a disaster for it and the world

September showdown • The battle to succeed Angela Merkel just got interesting

The SPAC spectacle • Snatching sanity from the jaws of financial absurdity

The false promise of stability • The violent death of Idriss Déby has unsettled a region—and a Western policy of propping up strongmen

Letters

Something is rotten • MOSCOW

Under siege • PERM

Overload • NEW YORK

Promising the Earth • NEW YORK

Two degrees and reparation • CHICAGO

Blocked • WASHINGTON, DC

Walter Mondale dies aged 93

Baptism by fire • MOBILE, ALABAMA

The Great Game • The European Super League was a miserable effort at Americanising Europe’s favourite sport

A wider welcome • VANCOUVER

Kicking covid • Footballers have never been so eager to get a booking

Domino effect • MEXICO CITY

After the myth, the grim facts • Cuba has a new leadership. It will have to deliver results, fast

First as tragedy • DELHI

The road show must go on • SINGUR

A government held to ransom • RAWALPINDI

Nominal interest • SYDNEY

Back to the khanate? • BISHKEK

Tug of war • Mongolia’s president tries to ban its ruling party

Watching them watching you • Domestic surveillance programmes benefit foreign spies

Dangerous work • Violence against doctors is frighteningly common

Hong Kong crackdown

Art attack • Hong Kong’s noisy patriots denounce a world-class collection of Chinese art

Doses of scepticism • FREETOWN, JOHANNESBURG, KINSHASA AND LILONGWE

The dictator dies • N’DJAMENA AND DAKAR

Papers, please • Legacies of old laws leave thousands of Zimbabweans stateless

The prince’s big bet • DUBAI

Daily disasters • DUBAI

Green on black • BERLIN

Mind the gap year • Well-drilled Finnish school-leavers too often end up idle

The Brussels effect • The European Union wants to regulate the world’s artificial intelligence

Terraced grousing • AMSTERDAM

The Draghi delusion • Too much is being expected of the Italian prime minister

Ruling the world • Globalisation brings business to London’s courts, and creates new competition

Out of the shadows • Can Darktrace repair London’s dented tech-listing hopes?

Football Tories • What the fracas about a European Super League reveals about today’s Conservative Party

Officers and gentlewomen • Female soldiers are changing how armed forces work

They think it’s all over • The world’s biggest football clubs attempt to revolutionise the sport, but trip over their own bootlaces

The gaseous mega-bet • NEW YORK

The robots are coming • SAN FRANCISCO

The new office etiquette • The pandemic requires some changes in workplace customs

The non-motor show • SHANGHAI

Lab life • BERLIN

Modi operandi • Amazon and Walmart confront Indian politics

Handle with care • Sanctions are now a central tool of governments’ foreign policy. The more they are used,...


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