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The Economist

Jun 05 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 Jun 3rd 2021

The world this week

Geopolitics and business • America and China now dominate global business. That is a wake-up call for other countries

A chance of renewal • Getting rid of Binyamin Netanyahu is a good way to help Israel clean up its politics

House of pain • As remote working outlasts covid-19, someone has to foot the bill for empty offices

Killing reform • What is the best approach to rising violent crime?

Brazil’s dismal decade • Few countries have fallen so fast. To recover, Brazil must recognise what went wrong

Letters

The land that ambition forgot • BERLIN AND PARIS

Reality bites • ATLANTA

Sins of commission • WASHINGTON, DC

Political science • LOS ANGELES

Vanity projects • LONGMONT, COLORADO

Off-track • ELMONT, NEW YORK

Covid racial disparities

The hunger wanes • LOS ANGELES

Who owns the national pastime? • The takedown of minor league baseball is a revealing blow against localism and tradition

A scofflaw’s offer • CARACAS

Rushing for the exit • MENDOZA

They’ll never take our kimchi • SEOUL

Run the jewels • DELHI

Shooting the messenger • India’s ruling party turns against social media

Prohibited material • SINGAPORE

Minus the shooting • Japan’s choice to persevere with the Olympic games is underpinned by nationalism

A third is the word • BEIJING

Fast track to the throne • Tibet will soon get a new railway line. Tourists will love it; India won’t

A century-old party woos the young • A new children’s film about Zhou Enlai reveals a lot about Xi Jinping’s China

Defending the realm • The British state embraces a new era of drills, stockpiles and imagining the worst

Turf wars • The fight to define the great British garden

Tolerating intolerance • A parallel society is developing in parts of Muslim Britain

The stench of corruption • HARRISMITH

Atonement • PARIS

Mount Nyiragongo’s fury • SAKE

Almost there • JERUSALEM

A jingle makes nerves jangle • AMMAN

Hot shots • PARIS

Deny the Alternative • MAGDEBURG

One roof, three faiths • BERLIN

The price of success • ROME

The comedian gets serious • KYIV

Tiny but less mighty • The era of small-state privilege is coming to an end

Let’s talk about sex • WASHINGTON, DC

Chasing Tesla • A traffic jam of startups is vying to follow in Elon Musk’s tyre tracks. Do any stand a chance?

When to mind your business • BERLIN legO enters a marketing minefield with its first gay set

Feeling animated • TOKYO

Detecting the real bullshit • A popular theory isn’t borne out by the evidence

The best-laid battle plans • HONG KONG

The firm that saw the future • Long ago Roche bet on personalised health care. Now its time has come

Shaky foundations • As office buildings remain empty, does a financial reckoning loom?

The clumsy cartel • NEW YORK

Failure to land • HONG KONG

Serving a higher purpose • HONG KONG

Divergence, big time

The twilight of the tax haven • The global tax pact under discussion would ruin a lucrative business model

Fighting for the scraps • Will poor...


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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 Jun 3rd 2021

The world this week

Geopolitics and business • America and China now dominate global business. That is a wake-up call for other countries

A chance of renewal • Getting rid of Binyamin Netanyahu is a good way to help Israel clean up its politics

House of pain • As remote working outlasts covid-19, someone has to foot the bill for empty offices

Killing reform • What is the best approach to rising violent crime?

Brazil’s dismal decade • Few countries have fallen so fast. To recover, Brazil must recognise what went wrong

Letters

The land that ambition forgot • BERLIN AND PARIS

Reality bites • ATLANTA

Sins of commission • WASHINGTON, DC

Political science • LOS ANGELES

Vanity projects • LONGMONT, COLORADO

Off-track • ELMONT, NEW YORK

Covid racial disparities

The hunger wanes • LOS ANGELES

Who owns the national pastime? • The takedown of minor league baseball is a revealing blow against localism and tradition

A scofflaw’s offer • CARACAS

Rushing for the exit • MENDOZA

They’ll never take our kimchi • SEOUL

Run the jewels • DELHI

Shooting the messenger • India’s ruling party turns against social media

Prohibited material • SINGAPORE

Minus the shooting • Japan’s choice to persevere with the Olympic games is underpinned by nationalism

A third is the word • BEIJING

Fast track to the throne • Tibet will soon get a new railway line. Tourists will love it; India won’t

A century-old party woos the young • A new children’s film about Zhou Enlai reveals a lot about Xi Jinping’s China

Defending the realm • The British state embraces a new era of drills, stockpiles and imagining the worst

Turf wars • The fight to define the great British garden

Tolerating intolerance • A parallel society is developing in parts of Muslim Britain

The stench of corruption • HARRISMITH

Atonement • PARIS

Mount Nyiragongo’s fury • SAKE

Almost there • JERUSALEM

A jingle makes nerves jangle • AMMAN

Hot shots • PARIS

Deny the Alternative • MAGDEBURG

One roof, three faiths • BERLIN

The price of success • ROME

The comedian gets serious • KYIV

Tiny but less mighty • The era of small-state privilege is coming to an end

Let’s talk about sex • WASHINGTON, DC

Chasing Tesla • A traffic jam of startups is vying to follow in Elon Musk’s tyre tracks. Do any stand a chance?

When to mind your business • BERLIN legO enters a marketing minefield with its first gay set

Feeling animated • TOKYO

Detecting the real bullshit • A popular theory isn’t borne out by the evidence

The best-laid battle plans • HONG KONG

The firm that saw the future • Long ago Roche bet on personalised health care. Now its time has come

Shaky foundations • As office buildings remain empty, does a financial reckoning loom?

The clumsy cartel • NEW YORK

Failure to land • HONG KONG

Serving a higher purpose • HONG KONG

Divergence, big time

The twilight of the tax haven • The global tax pact under discussion would ruin a lucrative business model

Fighting for the scraps • Will poor...


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