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The Week Magazine

Aug 27 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

Biden defends U.S. pullout as Afghanistan falls

Boosters on the way as Delta variant rages

It wasn’t all bad

Afghanistan: Was it all a waste?

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Recall trouble

Snap election

Why Gyllenhaal rarely bathes • Jake Gyllenhaal

Matlin’s painful Oscar win • Marlee Matlin

Armani’s quest for respect • Giorgio Armani

In the news

Erasing Native American culture

The case for vaccine mandates

Elected officials shouldn’t trade stocks

Obama’s tone-deaf narcissism

Viewpoint

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

Selling access has rarely been so blatant

Why do we still appease war criminals?

Italy: Is it time for birthright citizenship?

How they see us: America’s Afghanistan fiasco

A neo-fascist who says he loves Israel

Why Siberia is going up in flames

Border crisis: What is Biden’s policy?

The census: A shrinking white majority

Noted

Democrats: The infighting over infrastructure

Breakthrough cases: Reason to worry?

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Forecasts: Welcome to Zuckerberg’s metaverse

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

A looming Gulf Stream catastrophe

Ancient dragons of Australia

A solar system hospitable to life

Using AI to diagnose dementia

A medieval nonbinary warrior

Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump • Book of the week

Mrs. March • Novel of the week

Burning Man: The Trials of D.H. Lawrence

Chosen by Matt Haig • Best books…

In getting away from it all • Also of interest…

Cecily Strong • Author of the week

Titian: Women, Myth & Power • Exhibit of the week

New and notable podcasts

Respect

Video games: Probing morality’s boundaries in The Forgotten City

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips • All-new horrors…

The Other Two • Show of the week

Papaya gazpacho: A most memorable chilled soup

Our new pizza capital: The case for Portland, Ore.

Spirits: Canned cocktails

This week’s dream: Feeling hopeful on Hawaii’s Big Island

Getting the flavor of…

The Rockaway Hotel • Hotel of the week

Homes near protected land

Contracts: Space tycoons face off on Earth

Regulation: U.S. investigates Tesla’s Autopilot

The bottom line

Housing: Disappointed homebuyers drive up rents

What the experts say

Charity of the week

China: Xi seeks submission from business giants

A bull market in virtue signaling

The meter ticks on Uber’s ride

The music kingpin who created and berated stars • Walter Yetnikoff, 1933–2021

The actress who lived in her father’s shadow • Pat Hitchcock O’Connell, 1928–2021

The Black Hawks goalie who pioneered ‘butterfly’ saves on ice • Tony Esposito, 1943–2021

Welcome to Cryptoland

Beast battle • The Week contest


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 40 Publisher: The Week Publications, Inc. Edition: Aug 27 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: August 20, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

News & Politics

Languages

English

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

Biden defends U.S. pullout as Afghanistan falls

Boosters on the way as Delta variant rages

It wasn’t all bad

Afghanistan: Was it all a waste?

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Recall trouble

Snap election

Why Gyllenhaal rarely bathes • Jake Gyllenhaal

Matlin’s painful Oscar win • Marlee Matlin

Armani’s quest for respect • Giorgio Armani

In the news

Erasing Native American culture

The case for vaccine mandates

Elected officials shouldn’t trade stocks

Obama’s tone-deaf narcissism

Viewpoint

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

Selling access has rarely been so blatant

Why do we still appease war criminals?

Italy: Is it time for birthright citizenship?

How they see us: America’s Afghanistan fiasco

A neo-fascist who says he loves Israel

Why Siberia is going up in flames

Border crisis: What is Biden’s policy?

The census: A shrinking white majority

Noted

Democrats: The infighting over infrastructure

Breakthrough cases: Reason to worry?

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Forecasts: Welcome to Zuckerberg’s metaverse

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Innovation of the week

A looming Gulf Stream catastrophe

Ancient dragons of Australia

A solar system hospitable to life

Using AI to diagnose dementia

A medieval nonbinary warrior

Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump • Book of the week

Mrs. March • Novel of the week

Burning Man: The Trials of D.H. Lawrence

Chosen by Matt Haig • Best books…

In getting away from it all • Also of interest…

Cecily Strong • Author of the week

Titian: Women, Myth & Power • Exhibit of the week

New and notable podcasts

Respect

Video games: Probing morality’s boundaries in The Forgotten City

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips • All-new horrors…

The Other Two • Show of the week

Papaya gazpacho: A most memorable chilled soup

Our new pizza capital: The case for Portland, Ore.

Spirits: Canned cocktails

This week’s dream: Feeling hopeful on Hawaii’s Big Island

Getting the flavor of…

The Rockaway Hotel • Hotel of the week

Homes near protected land

Contracts: Space tycoons face off on Earth

Regulation: U.S. investigates Tesla’s Autopilot

The bottom line

Housing: Disappointed homebuyers drive up rents

What the experts say

Charity of the week

China: Xi seeks submission from business giants

A bull market in virtue signaling

The meter ticks on Uber’s ride

The music kingpin who created and berated stars • Walter Yetnikoff, 1933–2021

The actress who lived in her father’s shadow • Pat Hitchcock O’Connell, 1928–2021

The Black Hawks goalie who pioneered ‘butterfly’ saves on ice • Tony Esposito, 1943–2021

Welcome to Cryptoland

Beast battle • The Week contest


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