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The Week Magazine

May 14 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

A new strategy as vaccination rates drop

It wasn’t all bad

The U.S. economy is experiencing a powerful rebound

Biden’s spending plans hit a Republican wall

Republicans: Why they’re embracing ‘The Big Lie’

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Migrant catastrophe

Colosseum overhaul

O’Hara’s maternal roles • Catherine O'Hara

Bronson’s food addiction • Action Bronson

A juror’s view of Chauvin’s trial • Brandon Mitchell

In the news

Training cops to de-escalate

A humane response to border crisis

It’s time to fully reopen schools

Giuliani could turn on Trump

Viewpoint

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

A dangerous plan to slice up our nation

The wealthy pol who’s always broke

France: Generals warn of looming ‘civil war’

Israel: Recriminations over a long-predicted tragedy

Be afraid: The mice are coming

Making a joke of lifesaving vaccines

Racism: Scott’s rebuttal to the Left

Smoking: Should menthols be banned?

Noted

Free speech: Drawing a line for students

Newsom: Will Californians replace him?

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Apps: An assault on Apple’s walled garden

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

An effective malaria vaccine at last?

Human-monkey hybrids

Covid survivors’ early deaths

Sore muscles? Don’t use ice

Soccer dangers for girls

The Age of Acrimony: How Americans Fought to Fix Their Democracy, 1865–1915 • Book of the week

Whereabouts • Novel of the week

World Travel: An Irreverent Guide

Chosen by Alison Bechdel • Best books...

In women of Washington • Also of interest…

Caroline Kepnes • Author of the week

Video games: Unraveling cosmic mysteries in Genesis Noir

New and notable podcasts

About Endlessness

Second Line: An Electro Revival • Dawn Richard

Vulture Prince • Arooj Aftab

If I Could Make It Go Quiet • Girl in Red

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips

The Underground Railroad • Show of the week

Madeiran pork: The tangy dish that inspired Indian vindaloo

Wine: Picnic rieslings

The beef beef: Epicurious puts burgers and steaks on notice

Vaccine etiquette: Finessing the new halfway-to-normal

Distancing season: Making the most of it

This week: Homes in Arizona

Facebook: Trump ban will stay—for now

Bubbles: Dogecoin mania continues

The bottom line

Taxes: A blue state divide over the SALT deduction

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Amazon: Can it repeat an eye-popping year of growth?

A true online shoppinghorror story

Berkshire is resting on its laurels

The Apollo 11 pilot who was all alone in space • Michael Collins, 1930–2021

The stage veteran who had a cinematic second act • Olympia Dukakis, 1931–2021

The Bat Out of Hell songwriter who specialized in bombast • Jim Steinman, 1947–2021

Where the bodies burn

Java boost • The Week contest


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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

A new strategy as vaccination rates drop

It wasn’t all bad

The U.S. economy is experiencing a powerful rebound

Biden’s spending plans hit a Republican wall

Republicans: Why they’re embracing ‘The Big Lie’

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Migrant catastrophe

Colosseum overhaul

O’Hara’s maternal roles • Catherine O'Hara

Bronson’s food addiction • Action Bronson

A juror’s view of Chauvin’s trial • Brandon Mitchell

In the news

Training cops to de-escalate

A humane response to border crisis

It’s time to fully reopen schools

Giuliani could turn on Trump

Viewpoint

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

A dangerous plan to slice up our nation

The wealthy pol who’s always broke

France: Generals warn of looming ‘civil war’

Israel: Recriminations over a long-predicted tragedy

Be afraid: The mice are coming

Making a joke of lifesaving vaccines

Racism: Scott’s rebuttal to the Left

Smoking: Should menthols be banned?

Noted

Free speech: Drawing a line for students

Newsom: Will Californians replace him?

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Apps: An assault on Apple’s walled garden

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

An effective malaria vaccine at last?

Human-monkey hybrids

Covid survivors’ early deaths

Sore muscles? Don’t use ice

Soccer dangers for girls

The Age of Acrimony: How Americans Fought to Fix Their Democracy, 1865–1915 • Book of the week

Whereabouts • Novel of the week

World Travel: An Irreverent Guide

Chosen by Alison Bechdel • Best books...

In women of Washington • Also of interest…

Caroline Kepnes • Author of the week

Video games: Unraveling cosmic mysteries in Genesis Noir

New and notable podcasts

About Endlessness

Second Line: An Electro Revival • Dawn Richard

Vulture Prince • Arooj Aftab

If I Could Make It Go Quiet • Girl in Red

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips

The Underground Railroad • Show of the week

Madeiran pork: The tangy dish that inspired Indian vindaloo

Wine: Picnic rieslings

The beef beef: Epicurious puts burgers and steaks on notice

Vaccine etiquette: Finessing the new halfway-to-normal

Distancing season: Making the most of it

This week: Homes in Arizona

Facebook: Trump ban will stay—for now

Bubbles: Dogecoin mania continues

The bottom line

Taxes: A blue state divide over the SALT deduction

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Amazon: Can it repeat an eye-popping year of growth?

A true online shoppinghorror story

Berkshire is resting on its laurels

The Apollo 11 pilot who was all alone in space • Michael Collins, 1930–2021

The stage veteran who had a cinematic second act • Olympia Dukakis, 1931–2021

The Bat Out of Hell songwriter who specialized in bombast • Jim Steinman, 1947–2021

Where the bodies burn

Java boost • The Week contest


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