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The Economist

Jun 12 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 10th 2021

The world this week

Bunged up • A great green investment boom is under way. Bottlenecks are an underappreciated problem

Inoculation, inoculation, inoculation • For all their talk about international co-operation, America and its allies are failing the world

Peru in peril • A failure to reform is poised to produce a lurch to the far left

A new architecture • A less loophole-riddled system for taxing multinationals is within reach

False positive • The approval of a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s is premature, risky and wrong

Letters

Missing ingredients • NEW YORK

The reading wars • WASHINGTON, DC

Lowering the bar • DALLAS

Plaid shirts and plywood • PORTLAND

Conspiracy as a second language • PROVIDENCE

Dorm norms • WASHINGTON, DC

Sinema’s technicolour moderation • The senator from Arizona is better at upsetting Democrats than working with Republicans

The man with the straw hat • LIMA

Clipped wings • MEXICO CITY

Democratic deficit • Months before an election, Daniel Ortega turns on his rivals

Now for some good news • SERRANA

1989 and all that • KABUL AND KANDAHAR

Push the boat out • COLOMBO

Multiply by six • More evidence emerges of the true death toll from covid-19

Have a cow, man • MANILA

Quad wrangle • An informal defensive coalition of four democracies has to prove its mettle

Who watches the watchmen? • The party’s feared anti-graft unit has emerged from a bureaucratic reshuffle with even more power than before

Build big, show little • China says it wants to be a “museum power” by 2035

Foreigners inside the Great Wall • Globalisation was meant to change China, but China is changing the world

The rise of Raisi • DUBAI

Pottery in pieces • SAFI

Go west, habibi • Lebanese move to west Africa, escaping the crisis at home

Do not rinse and retweet • ABUJA

Turning over a new leaf • NOUAKCHOTT

Facing famine in Tigray

Summit season • With Donald Trump gone, NATO plots its future

Found at sea • ABOARD THE CHARLES DE GAULLE

Trans-national • Europe enters the gender wars

Party lines • AMSTERDAM

How green is my Draghi? • ROME

The many faces of Sebastian Kurz • Austria’s chancellor is a strangely familiar figure

Something to celebrate • PETERBOROUGH

Carry on glamping • BRADFORD-ON-AVON

Geordie Tory • A new version of Essex man is born in the north

What’s the Japanese for QAnon? • BOSTON AND SÃO PAULO

Less for more • NEW YORK

Boom time? • A flock of startups wants to break the sound barrier

The return of the mega-LBO

Booster shot • BUNDANG AND SEOUL

New rules of the road • SAN FRANCISCO

Working hard for the money • A new study questions the effectiveness of remote working

Gadflies in the boardroom • The greening—and greying—of activist investing

Chasing a pot of gold • HONG KONG

Paid in China • SHANGHAI

Vacancies in the Village • NEW YORK

Beating bitcoin • Cryptocoins are proliferating wildly. What do they all do?

Going Dutch • The inexorable logic behind the $85bn market for secondhand private-equity...


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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 10th 2021

The world this week

Bunged up • A great green investment boom is under way. Bottlenecks are an underappreciated problem

Inoculation, inoculation, inoculation • For all their talk about international co-operation, America and its allies are failing the world

Peru in peril • A failure to reform is poised to produce a lurch to the far left

A new architecture • A less loophole-riddled system for taxing multinationals is within reach

False positive • The approval of a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s is premature, risky and wrong

Letters

Missing ingredients • NEW YORK

The reading wars • WASHINGTON, DC

Lowering the bar • DALLAS

Plaid shirts and plywood • PORTLAND

Conspiracy as a second language • PROVIDENCE

Dorm norms • WASHINGTON, DC

Sinema’s technicolour moderation • The senator from Arizona is better at upsetting Democrats than working with Republicans

The man with the straw hat • LIMA

Clipped wings • MEXICO CITY

Democratic deficit • Months before an election, Daniel Ortega turns on his rivals

Now for some good news • SERRANA

1989 and all that • KABUL AND KANDAHAR

Push the boat out • COLOMBO

Multiply by six • More evidence emerges of the true death toll from covid-19

Have a cow, man • MANILA

Quad wrangle • An informal defensive coalition of four democracies has to prove its mettle

Who watches the watchmen? • The party’s feared anti-graft unit has emerged from a bureaucratic reshuffle with even more power than before

Build big, show little • China says it wants to be a “museum power” by 2035

Foreigners inside the Great Wall • Globalisation was meant to change China, but China is changing the world

The rise of Raisi • DUBAI

Pottery in pieces • SAFI

Go west, habibi • Lebanese move to west Africa, escaping the crisis at home

Do not rinse and retweet • ABUJA

Turning over a new leaf • NOUAKCHOTT

Facing famine in Tigray

Summit season • With Donald Trump gone, NATO plots its future

Found at sea • ABOARD THE CHARLES DE GAULLE

Trans-national • Europe enters the gender wars

Party lines • AMSTERDAM

How green is my Draghi? • ROME

The many faces of Sebastian Kurz • Austria’s chancellor is a strangely familiar figure

Something to celebrate • PETERBOROUGH

Carry on glamping • BRADFORD-ON-AVON

Geordie Tory • A new version of Essex man is born in the north

What’s the Japanese for QAnon? • BOSTON AND SÃO PAULO

Less for more • NEW YORK

Boom time? • A flock of startups wants to break the sound barrier

The return of the mega-LBO

Booster shot • BUNDANG AND SEOUL

New rules of the road • SAN FRANCISCO

Working hard for the money • A new study questions the effectiveness of remote working

Gadflies in the boardroom • The greening—and greying—of activist investing

Chasing a pot of gold • HONG KONG

Paid in China • SHANGHAI

Vacancies in the Village • NEW YORK

Beating bitcoin • Cryptocoins are proliferating wildly. What do they all do?

Going Dutch • The inexorable logic behind the $85bn market for secondhand private-equity...


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