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The Week Magazine

May 21 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

Jobs report sparks debate over Biden’s policies

It wasn’t all bad

House Republicans oust Cheney

Vaccines authorized for younger teens as Covid cases fall

Social media: Facebook’s Trump problem

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Racing on ’roids

Pipeline fight

Eilish’s body-image battles • Billie Eilish

Rogen, stoned and hard at work • Seth Rogen

Advice from a Simpsons legend • John Swartzwelder

In the news

Vaccinating the world

The bizarre Arizona election ‘audit’

Did a lab create the coronavirus?

America’s declining birth rate

Viewpoint

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

Where your body belongs to the state

A bluntly honest homage to the emperor

United Kingdom: A new push for Scottish independence

Russia: Demolishing the final vestiges of democracy

How can we endure this nightmare?

Exiling mothers for protecting their babies

DeSantis: Fox News’ ‘golden child’

Subsidized day care: Good for parents and kids?

Noted

Meat eating: The latest culture war

Masks: Why the vaccinated still wear them

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Cybercrime: A tightening web of threats and attacks

What's new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

A psychedelic drug to cure PTSD?

The whitest white paint

Our disappearing glaciers

Pollution may hamper memory

Survival of the stinkiest

Book of the week Mom Genes: Inside the New Science of Our Ancient Maternal Instinct

Great Circle • Novel of the week

Albert and the Whale: Albrecht Dürer and How Art Imagines Our World

Chosen by John McWhorter • Best books…

In idols revisited • Also of interest…

Stacey Abrams • Author of the week

Dawoud Bey: An American Project • Exhibit of the week

The Last Match

Maya Lin’s ‘ghost forest’

The Killing of Two Lovers

The Marfa Tapes • Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall

Super What? • Czarface & MF Doom

The end of the Globes?

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Movies on TV • Comfort TV…

In Treatment • Show of the week

Fear-free fish stew: A new dinner staple from Nigella Lawson

Spirits: Mexican whiskey

Restaurants: Pandemic pivots that ought to be permanent

The 2022 Infiniti QX55 • What the critics say

Adventures with kids • The best of…

Tip of the week… • Surprising uses for mouthwash

This week: Homes for big families

Inflation: Sudden jump raises economic fears

JEDI: Pentagon may cancel $10 billion deal

The bottom line

Work world: Pandemic eases some paths to retirement

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Vaccines: Should Covid-19 trump patent protections?

U.S. factories are stuck in neutral

Cheaper cities are gettingexpensive

The hard-charger who triumphed at the Indy 500 • Bobby Unser, 1934–2021

The photographer who took soul-stealing shots • June Newton, 1923–2021

The pioneering chemist who helped invent a lifesaving diabetes test • Helen Murray Free, 1923–2021


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 44 Publisher: The Week Publications, Inc. Edition: May 21 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

Jobs report sparks debate over Biden’s policies

It wasn’t all bad

House Republicans oust Cheney

Vaccines authorized for younger teens as Covid cases fall

Social media: Facebook’s Trump problem

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Racing on ’roids

Pipeline fight

Eilish’s body-image battles • Billie Eilish

Rogen, stoned and hard at work • Seth Rogen

Advice from a Simpsons legend • John Swartzwelder

In the news

Vaccinating the world

The bizarre Arizona election ‘audit’

Did a lab create the coronavirus?

America’s declining birth rate

Viewpoint

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

Where your body belongs to the state

A bluntly honest homage to the emperor

United Kingdom: A new push for Scottish independence

Russia: Demolishing the final vestiges of democracy

How can we endure this nightmare?

Exiling mothers for protecting their babies

DeSantis: Fox News’ ‘golden child’

Subsidized day care: Good for parents and kids?

Noted

Meat eating: The latest culture war

Masks: Why the vaccinated still wear them

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Cybercrime: A tightening web of threats and attacks

What's new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

A psychedelic drug to cure PTSD?

The whitest white paint

Our disappearing glaciers

Pollution may hamper memory

Survival of the stinkiest

Book of the week Mom Genes: Inside the New Science of Our Ancient Maternal Instinct

Great Circle • Novel of the week

Albert and the Whale: Albrecht Dürer and How Art Imagines Our World

Chosen by John McWhorter • Best books…

In idols revisited • Also of interest…

Stacey Abrams • Author of the week

Dawoud Bey: An American Project • Exhibit of the week

The Last Match

Maya Lin’s ‘ghost forest’

The Killing of Two Lovers

The Marfa Tapes • Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall

Super What? • Czarface & MF Doom

The end of the Globes?

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Movies on TV • Comfort TV…

In Treatment • Show of the week

Fear-free fish stew: A new dinner staple from Nigella Lawson

Spirits: Mexican whiskey

Restaurants: Pandemic pivots that ought to be permanent

The 2022 Infiniti QX55 • What the critics say

Adventures with kids • The best of…

Tip of the week… • Surprising uses for mouthwash

This week: Homes for big families

Inflation: Sudden jump raises economic fears

JEDI: Pentagon may cancel $10 billion deal

The bottom line

Work world: Pandemic eases some paths to retirement

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Vaccines: Should Covid-19 trump patent protections?

U.S. factories are stuck in neutral

Cheaper cities are gettingexpensive

The hard-charger who triumphed at the Indy 500 • Bobby Unser, 1934–2021

The photographer who took soul-stealing shots • June Newton, 1923–2021

The pioneering chemist who helped invent a lifesaving diabetes test • Helen Murray Free, 1923–2021


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