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The Economist UK Edition

Mar 20 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 18th 2›21

The world this week

Dealing with China • An epoch-defining contest between autocracy and liberal values lies ahead 

Biden’s border crisis • The president faces a decisive test of his leadership

Another shot in the foot • European countries’ abundance of caution will cost lives

A taste for cracking down • The government should bin its illiberal attempt to restrict protest

How to promote African factories • A sub-Saharan industrial revolution need not be a pipe dream

Letters

The way it’s going to be • BEIJING AND HONG KONG

White heat • Britain puts science and technology at the heart of a foreign and defence policy shake-up

Stocking up • Britain’s decision to add nukes is a blow to non-proliferation

Chop, chop • Why cuts are going to be so savage

No more parades • An awkward coincidence draws attention to an illiberal bill

Move fast and fix things • The judiciary and the market have improved the lot of Uber’s workers

Question time • The census form reveals the obsessions of different eras

Ballot boxing • Britain’s franchise was a mess. Brexit threatens more complexity

Speed bump • Britain’s vaccine roll-out prepares for a slow down

England speaks up • A radical new force is reshaping the country

The sleepwalker • BERLIN

Suddenly Sigrid • AMSTERDAM

Future impurrfect • PARIS

The banker and the president • ISTANBUL

Panic womb • MOSCOW

The new Turks • Britain is the latest scrappy outsider in Brussels

Biden’s border bind • MCALLEN, TEXAS

Red lights • ATLANTA

Trying to get the hang of IT • LOS ANGELES

Lives or livelihoods? • Battered by covid-19, the Mount Rushmore state roars ahead

Haunted houses • CHICAGO

Joe Biden’s passage to India • America’s serially underperforming relationship with India has never looked more important

At loggerheads over the Amazon • SÃO PAULO AND WASHINGTON, DC

Over the line • A court case in New York rocks a central American president

After the storm • A constitutional convention offers Chile a chance of a new social contract

Another tight one • JERUSALEM

Bulldozed by reality • Tanzania’s covid-denying president dies

Mozambique and the war on terror • JOHANNESBURG

Manufacturing hope • DAKAR

Blood money • YANGON

Inching forward • TOKYO

Mourning sickness • WELLINGTON

A two-year break • DELHI

Chambers of secrets • SYDNEY

Himalayan upheaval • China and India take opposite approaches to a crisis in Nepal

The unseen • SHENZHEN

It might seem crazy • SÃO PAULO AND SEOUL

Analects and abacus • TOKYO

Free to go • Acquittal for Eni’s CEO and others accused in an oily bribery case

Searching for the next big thing • BEIJING

Winning personality • The divide between introverts and extroverts

2025 vision • MILAN

America’s 5G shock • Verizon and at & t face a blaring wake-up call

Over the great wall • HONG KONG AND SHANGHAI

Overflowing • America’s banking system has too much cash. The consequences are bizarre

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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 18th 2›21

The world this week

Dealing with China • An epoch-defining contest between autocracy and liberal values lies ahead 

Biden’s border crisis • The president faces a decisive test of his leadership

Another shot in the foot • European countries’ abundance of caution will cost lives

A taste for cracking down • The government should bin its illiberal attempt to restrict protest

How to promote African factories • A sub-Saharan industrial revolution need not be a pipe dream

Letters

The way it’s going to be • BEIJING AND HONG KONG

White heat • Britain puts science and technology at the heart of a foreign and defence policy shake-up

Stocking up • Britain’s decision to add nukes is a blow to non-proliferation

Chop, chop • Why cuts are going to be so savage

No more parades • An awkward coincidence draws attention to an illiberal bill

Move fast and fix things • The judiciary and the market have improved the lot of Uber’s workers

Question time • The census form reveals the obsessions of different eras

Ballot boxing • Britain’s franchise was a mess. Brexit threatens more complexity

Speed bump • Britain’s vaccine roll-out prepares for a slow down

England speaks up • A radical new force is reshaping the country

The sleepwalker • BERLIN

Suddenly Sigrid • AMSTERDAM

Future impurrfect • PARIS

The banker and the president • ISTANBUL

Panic womb • MOSCOW

The new Turks • Britain is the latest scrappy outsider in Brussels

Biden’s border bind • MCALLEN, TEXAS

Red lights • ATLANTA

Trying to get the hang of IT • LOS ANGELES

Lives or livelihoods? • Battered by covid-19, the Mount Rushmore state roars ahead

Haunted houses • CHICAGO

Joe Biden’s passage to India • America’s serially underperforming relationship with India has never looked more important

At loggerheads over the Amazon • SÃO PAULO AND WASHINGTON, DC

Over the line • A court case in New York rocks a central American president

After the storm • A constitutional convention offers Chile a chance of a new social contract

Another tight one • JERUSALEM

Bulldozed by reality • Tanzania’s covid-denying president dies

Mozambique and the war on terror • JOHANNESBURG

Manufacturing hope • DAKAR

Blood money • YANGON

Inching forward • TOKYO

Mourning sickness • WELLINGTON

A two-year break • DELHI

Chambers of secrets • SYDNEY

Himalayan upheaval • China and India take opposite approaches to a crisis in Nepal

The unseen • SHENZHEN

It might seem crazy • SÃO PAULO AND SEOUL

Analects and abacus • TOKYO

Free to go • Acquittal for Eni’s CEO and others accused in an oily bribery case

Searching for the next big thing • BEIJING

Winning personality • The divide between introverts and extroverts

2025 vision • MILAN

America’s 5G shock • Verizon and at & t face a blaring wake-up call

Over the great wall • HONG KONG AND SHANGHAI

Overflowing • America’s banking system has too much cash. The consequences are bizarre

What’s wrong with this...


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