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The Economist

Jul 23 2022
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.

The Economist

Politics

Business

Three letters that won’t save the planet • ESG should be boiled down to one simple measure: emissions

Growth cure • The lessons of life sciences for Britain’s next prime minister

A warning of worse to come • Adaptation will be disruptive and costly. All the more reason to curb emissions

Progress and poverty • Emerging-market crises have become harder to resolve but less of a threat to the world economy

Turkey shoot • Lessons from Turkey on the evils of galloping price increases

Letters

Inflation nation • GAZIANTEP AND ISTANBUL How has the Turkish economy kept growing so fast in the face of runaway inflation?

Tick, tick, boom • WASHINGTON, DC A recalcitrant senator has scuttled Joe Biden’s climate plans. The prospect for federal legislation anytime soon looks faint

The struggle for hearts and minds • WASHINGTON, DC Already, America risks growing weary of Ukraine’s long war

Derailed • CHICAGOAmerican public transport is facing a post-pandemic reckoning

Lifting the veil on Uvalde • A report sheds light on the deadliest school shooting in Texas’s history

Mortal danger for mothers • WASHINGTON, DC Already the worst in the rich world, America’s maternal mortality rate looks set to rise with the end of Roe v Wade

Trumped • The January 6th committee has hobbled Donald Trump, but it has not stopped him

Follow the influencers • BUENOS AIRES AND SÃO PAULOLatin American politicians court social-media stars, often ineptly

Mired in meth • CIUDAD JUÁREZ Illegal drug consumption is increasing

A yearning for Utopia • Latin America is a hotbed of idealistic notions that hinder good government

Feeling the pinch • MANILA AND SINGAPORE The rising cost of living is making South-East Asians hungrier and poorer

Cheers! • Bangladesh loosens its laws on booze

In with the old • COLOMBO The new president must fix a mess which many think is partly his fault

Comeback Khan • ISLAMABAD The ousted prime minister’s party wins a surprise victory in Punjab

One-track mind • Why Indonesia punches below its weight in global affairs

States of mind • NARA What drove Yamagami Tetsuya to target Abe Shinzo?

Tearing down the bamboo walls • HONG KONG China fights a trade war within its own borders

Test after test • BEIJING New subvariants are the latest challenge to the zero-covid policy

Travel bug • Talk of Nancy Pelosi visiting Taiwan angers China

Lessons from Malcolm X • How Uyghurs became so good at English

Too many to count • The president wants dialogue, but he still keeps his critics behind bars

A reform that makes matters worse • The president is set to enact a sloppy and ominous new constitution

Unsecured green investments • DAKAR Thousands of pricey plants are left unguarded yet unmolested

Adventurous capital • JOHANNESBURG When it comes to raising venture capital, African startups buck the global trend

Game over • ROMEMario Draghi, Italy’s reformist prime minister, resigns after being deserted by his allies. An early election looks likely

When will Odessa’s port be reopened? • ISTANBUL, KYIV AND WASHINGTON Vladimir Putin sends positive signals, but Ukrainians remain sceptical

Common enemies • KYIV Why a regiment of Belarusian dissidents is fighting for Ukraine

Red-hot in Alex •...


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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.

The Economist

Politics

Business

Three letters that won’t save the planet • ESG should be boiled down to one simple measure: emissions

Growth cure • The lessons of life sciences for Britain’s next prime minister

A warning of worse to come • Adaptation will be disruptive and costly. All the more reason to curb emissions

Progress and poverty • Emerging-market crises have become harder to resolve but less of a threat to the world economy

Turkey shoot • Lessons from Turkey on the evils of galloping price increases

Letters

Inflation nation • GAZIANTEP AND ISTANBUL How has the Turkish economy kept growing so fast in the face of runaway inflation?

Tick, tick, boom • WASHINGTON, DC A recalcitrant senator has scuttled Joe Biden’s climate plans. The prospect for federal legislation anytime soon looks faint

The struggle for hearts and minds • WASHINGTON, DC Already, America risks growing weary of Ukraine’s long war

Derailed • CHICAGOAmerican public transport is facing a post-pandemic reckoning

Lifting the veil on Uvalde • A report sheds light on the deadliest school shooting in Texas’s history

Mortal danger for mothers • WASHINGTON, DC Already the worst in the rich world, America’s maternal mortality rate looks set to rise with the end of Roe v Wade

Trumped • The January 6th committee has hobbled Donald Trump, but it has not stopped him

Follow the influencers • BUENOS AIRES AND SÃO PAULOLatin American politicians court social-media stars, often ineptly

Mired in meth • CIUDAD JUÁREZ Illegal drug consumption is increasing

A yearning for Utopia • Latin America is a hotbed of idealistic notions that hinder good government

Feeling the pinch • MANILA AND SINGAPORE The rising cost of living is making South-East Asians hungrier and poorer

Cheers! • Bangladesh loosens its laws on booze

In with the old • COLOMBO The new president must fix a mess which many think is partly his fault

Comeback Khan • ISLAMABAD The ousted prime minister’s party wins a surprise victory in Punjab

One-track mind • Why Indonesia punches below its weight in global affairs

States of mind • NARA What drove Yamagami Tetsuya to target Abe Shinzo?

Tearing down the bamboo walls • HONG KONG China fights a trade war within its own borders

Test after test • BEIJING New subvariants are the latest challenge to the zero-covid policy

Travel bug • Talk of Nancy Pelosi visiting Taiwan angers China

Lessons from Malcolm X • How Uyghurs became so good at English

Too many to count • The president wants dialogue, but he still keeps his critics behind bars

A reform that makes matters worse • The president is set to enact a sloppy and ominous new constitution

Unsecured green investments • DAKAR Thousands of pricey plants are left unguarded yet unmolested

Adventurous capital • JOHANNESBURG When it comes to raising venture capital, African startups buck the global trend

Game over • ROMEMario Draghi, Italy’s reformist prime minister, resigns after being deserted by his allies. An early election looks likely

When will Odessa’s port be reopened? • ISTANBUL, KYIV AND WASHINGTON Vladimir Putin sends positive signals, but Ukrainians remain sceptical

Common enemies • KYIV Why a regiment of Belarusian dissidents is fighting for Ukraine

Red-hot in Alex •...


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