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The Economist UK Edition

Mar 13 2021
Magazine

The Economist is the premier source for the analysis of world business and current affairs, providing authoritative insight and opinion on international news, world politics, business, finance, science and technology, as well as overviews of cultural trends and regular Special reports on industries and countries.

Coronavirus briefs • To 6am GMT March 11th 2021

The world this week

Biden’s big gamble • This week’s extraordinary stimulus is a high-stakes bet for America and the world

How to renew America’s democracy • Voting reform and scrapping the filibuster would help

Needle to know • Identity schemes have a part to play in the return to life as normal, but only a modest one

How to curb violence against women • A good start would be to stigmatise it

21st-century consumers • New shopping behaviours should be welcomed, not feared

Growing apart • Brexit brings precious few advantages, but there are some. The government should exploit them

Letters

Motion to dismiss • The filibuster is an oddity that harms American democracy

Less than overwhelming • Most countries want nothing to do with the filibuster

Taking on the firm • The monarchy’s job is to unify the country. That interview is dividing it

By royal disappointment • The contentious interview puts race back in the spotlight

A new orbit • Ministers are casting around for ways in which Britain can benefit from Brexit

A deep hole • Filling the GDP gap that Brexit has created will be hard

A polite threat • BELFAST

Eyes right • Broadcast laws rule out a “British Fox”. But streaming could change that

A new landscape • Covid-19 has affected the countryside in strange ways

Jab-seekers • PARIS

Demolition Draghi • ROME

A green light for “traffic-light” coalitions • BERLIN

A disaster foretold • BERLIN

Gotta find ’em all • People-counting is being disrupted across the continent

If you can’t beat them, join them • Why leave the EU , when you can shape it instead?

Heads we win, tails you cheated • WASHINGTON, DC

House that? • WASHINGTON, DC

Midwestern nasty • CHICAGO

The sky-high cost of drones • Why taking pilots out of planes has failed to produce savings

White shoes and slot machines • SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK

Taking stock of Stockton • An experiment with guaranteed income returns its first results

The wild man of the mountains • Senator Joe Manchin illustrates how hard it will be for Democrats to scrap the filibuster

Hostage diplomacy • NEW YORK

The dogs are all right • MEXICO CITY

Back in the game • SÃO PAULO

Forward into the darkness • A bad electricity law says much about Mexico’s president

A country divided • QAMISHLI

Ghost ships and dollar scrip • DUBAI

Botching the beacon • DAKAR

A gift seldom given • DAKAR

Guns, terms and stealing power • MOGADISHU

Keyboard surfers • DIANI

Getting off lightly • THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

Vanity at war • KABUL

Dispersal orders • America rethinks its bases in response to the threat of China

In the dark • SEOUL

No way forwards—or back • Myanmar’s generals have not thought their coup through

The big target • SHANGHAI

Democracy, China’s way • HONG KONG

Why the internet hasn’t freed China • Judgmental fans and cowardly advertisers empower Chinese censors

A terrible toll • DAKAR, LUWERO, MOMBASA AND MWESO

Hope for tomorrow • LEÓN

Next up • As the last...


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The Economist is the premier source for the analysis of world business and current affairs, providing authoritative insight and opinion on international news, world politics, business, finance, science and technology, as well as overviews of cultural trends and regular Special reports on industries and countries.

Coronavirus briefs • To 6am GMT March 11th 2021

The world this week

Biden’s big gamble • This week’s extraordinary stimulus is a high-stakes bet for America and the world

How to renew America’s democracy • Voting reform and scrapping the filibuster would help

Needle to know • Identity schemes have a part to play in the return to life as normal, but only a modest one

How to curb violence against women • A good start would be to stigmatise it

21st-century consumers • New shopping behaviours should be welcomed, not feared

Growing apart • Brexit brings precious few advantages, but there are some. The government should exploit them

Letters

Motion to dismiss • The filibuster is an oddity that harms American democracy

Less than overwhelming • Most countries want nothing to do with the filibuster

Taking on the firm • The monarchy’s job is to unify the country. That interview is dividing it

By royal disappointment • The contentious interview puts race back in the spotlight

A new orbit • Ministers are casting around for ways in which Britain can benefit from Brexit

A deep hole • Filling the GDP gap that Brexit has created will be hard

A polite threat • BELFAST

Eyes right • Broadcast laws rule out a “British Fox”. But streaming could change that

A new landscape • Covid-19 has affected the countryside in strange ways

Jab-seekers • PARIS

Demolition Draghi • ROME

A green light for “traffic-light” coalitions • BERLIN

A disaster foretold • BERLIN

Gotta find ’em all • People-counting is being disrupted across the continent

If you can’t beat them, join them • Why leave the EU , when you can shape it instead?

Heads we win, tails you cheated • WASHINGTON, DC

House that? • WASHINGTON, DC

Midwestern nasty • CHICAGO

The sky-high cost of drones • Why taking pilots out of planes has failed to produce savings

White shoes and slot machines • SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK

Taking stock of Stockton • An experiment with guaranteed income returns its first results

The wild man of the mountains • Senator Joe Manchin illustrates how hard it will be for Democrats to scrap the filibuster

Hostage diplomacy • NEW YORK

The dogs are all right • MEXICO CITY

Back in the game • SÃO PAULO

Forward into the darkness • A bad electricity law says much about Mexico’s president

A country divided • QAMISHLI

Ghost ships and dollar scrip • DUBAI

Botching the beacon • DAKAR

A gift seldom given • DAKAR

Guns, terms and stealing power • MOGADISHU

Keyboard surfers • DIANI

Getting off lightly • THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

Vanity at war • KABUL

Dispersal orders • America rethinks its bases in response to the threat of China

In the dark • SEOUL

No way forwards—or back • Myanmar’s generals have not thought their coup through

The big target • SHANGHAI

Democracy, China’s way • HONG KONG

Why the internet hasn’t freed China • Judgmental fans and cowardly advertisers empower Chinese censors

A terrible toll • DAKAR, LUWERO, MOMBASA AND MWESO

Hope for tomorrow • LEÓN

Next up • As the last...


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