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The Week Magazine

Jul 22 2022
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

Trump lit fuse on Jan. 6, says committee

It wasn’t all bad

Boris Johnson reluctantly steps down

BA.5 subvariant triggers new Covid wave

Abortion: A new war between the states?

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Harder to vote

Yacht is stuck

The woman who plays professional baseball • Kelsie Whitmore

Why Staples keeps singing • Mavis Staples

Johnson’s shades of ambivalence • Dakota Johnson

In the news

Against the tide

Biden’s Saudi sellout

Eliminating the cost of childbirth

Inventing a ‘major’ legal doctrine

Viewpoint

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

Should we free a terrorist to save Belgians?

Why we aren’t afraid to provoke Russia

United Kingdom: The downfall of the buffoonish Boris

Japan: Shinzo Abe’s legacy of nationalism

The disturbing truth about salmon farms

Heaven for the tourists, hell for the nomads

Griner: Only a prisoner swap can save her

Kavanaugh: Does he have a right to dine?

Noted

Highland Park: A star-spangled massacre

Election law: A grave new threat to democracy

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

TikTok: Social media behemoth funnels data to China

Innovation of the week

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Monkeypox mutates extra fast

Another tiny-armed dinosaur

Friends smell alike

Weekend exercise is plenty

Return of the giant snail

An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us • Book of the week

Thrust • Novel of the week

I Used to Live Here Once: The Haunted Life of Jean Rhys

Chosen by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan • Best books…

In vacations gone wrong • Also of interest…

Ottessa Moshfegh • Author of the week

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott • Exhibit of the week

New and notable podcasts

Where the Crawdads Sing

Thor: Love and Thunder

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Streaming tips

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Rap Sh!t • Show of the week

The melting pot of modern Taiwanese cuisine • Critics’ choice

Pan-fried okra • Recipe of the week

Spirits: Soju’s upswing

A solo cruise along the Italian Riviera • This week’s dream

Marriott Marquis Houston • Hotel of the week

‘America’s Switzerland’ • Getting the flavor of…

Beautiful homes in Portland, Ore.

Prices: Inflation notches another 40-year high

Labor: Red-hot market keeps adding jobs

The bottom line

Abortion: Should companies pay travel costs?

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Twitter: Musk tries to cancel the wedding

Uber got the last free ride

States exploit Democrats’ handouts

The actor who radiated macho charisma • James Caan, 1940–2022

The ex-mobster who knew how to play them • Tony Sirico, 1942–2022

The inventor of the Jheri curl and Afro pick • Willie Lee Morrow, 1939–2022

Warrior for a Trumpist future

Object attraction • The Week Contest


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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

Trump lit fuse on Jan. 6, says committee

It wasn’t all bad

Boris Johnson reluctantly steps down

BA.5 subvariant triggers new Covid wave

Abortion: A new war between the states?

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Harder to vote

Yacht is stuck

The woman who plays professional baseball • Kelsie Whitmore

Why Staples keeps singing • Mavis Staples

Johnson’s shades of ambivalence • Dakota Johnson

In the news

Against the tide

Biden’s Saudi sellout

Eliminating the cost of childbirth

Inventing a ‘major’ legal doctrine

Viewpoint

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

Should we free a terrorist to save Belgians?

Why we aren’t afraid to provoke Russia

United Kingdom: The downfall of the buffoonish Boris

Japan: Shinzo Abe’s legacy of nationalism

The disturbing truth about salmon farms

Heaven for the tourists, hell for the nomads

Griner: Only a prisoner swap can save her

Kavanaugh: Does he have a right to dine?

Noted

Highland Park: A star-spangled massacre

Election law: A grave new threat to democracy

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

TikTok: Social media behemoth funnels data to China

Innovation of the week

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Monkeypox mutates extra fast

Another tiny-armed dinosaur

Friends smell alike

Weekend exercise is plenty

Return of the giant snail

An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us • Book of the week

Thrust • Novel of the week

I Used to Live Here Once: The Haunted Life of Jean Rhys

Chosen by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan • Best books…

In vacations gone wrong • Also of interest…

Ottessa Moshfegh • Author of the week

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott • Exhibit of the week

New and notable podcasts

Where the Crawdads Sing

Thor: Love and Thunder

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Streaming tips

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Rap Sh!t • Show of the week

The melting pot of modern Taiwanese cuisine • Critics’ choice

Pan-fried okra • Recipe of the week

Spirits: Soju’s upswing

A solo cruise along the Italian Riviera • This week’s dream

Marriott Marquis Houston • Hotel of the week

‘America’s Switzerland’ • Getting the flavor of…

Beautiful homes in Portland, Ore.

Prices: Inflation notches another 40-year high

Labor: Red-hot market keeps adding jobs

The bottom line

Abortion: Should companies pay travel costs?

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Twitter: Musk tries to cancel the wedding

Uber got the last free ride

States exploit Democrats’ handouts

The actor who radiated macho charisma • James Caan, 1940–2022

The ex-mobster who knew how to play them • Tony Sirico, 1942–2022

The inventor of the Jheri curl and Afro pick • Willie Lee Morrow, 1939–2022

Warrior for a Trumpist future

Object attraction • The Week Contest


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