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The Week Magazine

Apr 30 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

Chauvin convicted of murder in Floyd’s death

U.S. hits major Covid vaccination milestone

Nation torn by string of mass shootings

Afghanistan: Is Biden ending the ‘forever war’ too soon?

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Liberal icon

New lockdown

Bieber’s lost happiness • Justin Bieber

The unknown vaccine visionary • Katalin Kariko

When Zeta-Jones met Douglas • Catherine Zeta-Jones

In the news

China’s designs on Taiwan

Yes, Trump colluded with Russia

The danger of TV ads for marijuana

Why do we keep electing celebrities?

Viewpoint

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

The job that can break a man

The myth that the Right is tough on crime

Europe: Paralysis in the face of Russian aggression

How they see us: A delayed withdrawal from Afghanistan

Blighting our most precious resource

How the U.S. corrupted our politics

Police shootings: An endless toll of Black lives

Noted

Russia: Putin’s free pass is canceled

Refugees: Biden’s flip-flop

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Flying cars: This time they may be real

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

Do the laws of physics need major revision?

Quit the overzealous cleaning

Dinosaur stomach stones

Dementia and gum disease

Why gorillas beat their chests

Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty • Book of the week

The Five Wounds • Novel of the week

On the House: A Washington Memoir

Chosen by Jonny Sun • Best books…

In screen giants • Also of interest…

Jeff VanderMeer • Author of the week

Scott Rudin: Will Broadway finally eject a legendary bully?

Promise, Witness, Remembrance • Exhibit of the week

The forgotten Oscars: A good year for small films—and diversity

New movies in theaters

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips

The Disciple • Show of the week

Asparagus season: Bringing out the best in a spring staple

Wine: Growers Champagne

The class of 2021: Five tantalizing new restaurants

Rising obesity: The true challenges of ‘the Covid 19’

Distancing season: Making the most of it

Homes in Boston

Manias: The strange case of Dogecoin

Stocks: New rules could shut down SPAC market

The bottom line

Housing: So many buyers, so few homes for sale

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Hiring: As economy heats up, workers are scarce

When the hype is loudest, it’s time to leave

Will we really follow this guy to Mars?

The Ponzi schemer who bilked thousands • Bernard Madoff, 1938–2021

The attorney general who became a legal rebel • Ramsey Clark, 1927–2021

The comic book writer who helped bring Wonder Woman to life • Joye Hummel, 1924–2021

Replacing the newspaper

Eat roadkill • The Week contest


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 40 Publisher: The Week Publications, Inc. Edition: Apr 30 2021

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  • Release date: April 23, 2021

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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

Chauvin convicted of murder in Floyd’s death

U.S. hits major Covid vaccination milestone

Nation torn by string of mass shootings

Afghanistan: Is Biden ending the ‘forever war’ too soon?

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Liberal icon

New lockdown

Bieber’s lost happiness • Justin Bieber

The unknown vaccine visionary • Katalin Kariko

When Zeta-Jones met Douglas • Catherine Zeta-Jones

In the news

China’s designs on Taiwan

Yes, Trump colluded with Russia

The danger of TV ads for marijuana

Why do we keep electing celebrities?

Viewpoint

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

The job that can break a man

The myth that the Right is tough on crime

Europe: Paralysis in the face of Russian aggression

How they see us: A delayed withdrawal from Afghanistan

Blighting our most precious resource

How the U.S. corrupted our politics

Police shootings: An endless toll of Black lives

Noted

Russia: Putin’s free pass is canceled

Refugees: Biden’s flip-flop

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Flying cars: This time they may be real

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

Do the laws of physics need major revision?

Quit the overzealous cleaning

Dinosaur stomach stones

Dementia and gum disease

Why gorillas beat their chests

Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty • Book of the week

The Five Wounds • Novel of the week

On the House: A Washington Memoir

Chosen by Jonny Sun • Best books…

In screen giants • Also of interest…

Jeff VanderMeer • Author of the week

Scott Rudin: Will Broadway finally eject a legendary bully?

Promise, Witness, Remembrance • Exhibit of the week

The forgotten Oscars: A good year for small films—and diversity

New movies in theaters

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips

The Disciple • Show of the week

Asparagus season: Bringing out the best in a spring staple

Wine: Growers Champagne

The class of 2021: Five tantalizing new restaurants

Rising obesity: The true challenges of ‘the Covid 19’

Distancing season: Making the most of it

Homes in Boston

Manias: The strange case of Dogecoin

Stocks: New rules could shut down SPAC market

The bottom line

Housing: So many buyers, so few homes for sale

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Hiring: As economy heats up, workers are scarce

When the hype is loudest, it’s time to leave

Will we really follow this guy to Mars?

The Ponzi schemer who bilked thousands • Bernard Madoff, 1938–2021

The attorney general who became a legal rebel • Ramsey Clark, 1927–2021

The comic book writer who helped bring Wonder Woman to life • Joye Hummel, 1924–2021

Replacing the newspaper

Eat roadkill • The Week contest


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