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The Economist UK Edition

Apr 17 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 April 15th 2021

The world this week

The Untied Kingdom • The bonds that hold the United Kingdom together are fraying. The government needs to try to mend them

The political CEO • Business and politics are growing closer in America, with worrying consequences

Be prepared • Inflation is rising. The Federal Reserve should be clearer about what comes next

The final countdown • Joe Biden is wrong to pull troops out of Afghanistan

Softly, softly • The creation of part-human, part-monkey embryos will discomfit many, but research should be encouraged

Asia’s next failed state • Myanmar will become a Burmese blaze unless its neighbours adopt a more constructive stance

Letters

The long road back to Europe • Many Scots see independence as the antidote to Brexit. It may be its mirror, too

Unhappy anniversary • BELFAST

Old ideas, new problems • The connections between government insiders and a failed firm raise awkward questions

Sleeping dragon • CAERPHILLY

Paved paradise • WELWYN GARDEN CITY

A lioness of liberalism • Baroness Williams of Crosby, one of the founders of the SDP , has died

The dynasty factor • Prince Philip’s death demonstrates the enduring power of dynasticism

A fracturing Union • BERLIN

On manoeuvres • A Russian military build-up on Ukraine’s border prompts alarm

The big divide • ROME

Fish tongues, harvested by children • OSLO

A Calhounian moment • Forget Hamilton. The spectre of another American politician looms over the European Union

Rule of thumb • DALLAS

Eyes in the sky • ST LOUIS

George Floyd’s legacy • NEW YORK

Seen and not herd • NEW YORK

The disaster that wasn’t • LOS ANGELES

Good job, Newark • NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

Retreat from Kabul • Joe Biden offers unconvincing reasons for ending America’s longest war

Playing with firearms • RIO DE JANEIRO

St Vincent

No longer top of the class • SAN JOSÉ

Either way, it’s bad news • Two extremists vie in a run-off for Peru’s presidency

Explosive diplomacy • DUBAI AND JERUSALEM

Feast, fast and famine • DUBAI

The megaphone • TUNIS

Slug-like and precious • SASSTOWN

Blowing in the wind • ADDIS ABABA

Burmese blaze • SINGAPORE

The end of forever • ISLAMABAD

Botanical blessings • BASTAR

Dropped connection • Singapore’s ruling clique loses its reputation for predictability

A patriotic jab, or one that works better? • HONG KONG

A dirty business • GUANGHAN

Misremembering Mao • The Communist Party builds a propaganda festival around its 100th birthday

India Inc • LUSAKA AND NAIROBI

From handshake to clenched fist • America Inc used to keep politics at arm’s length. What changed?

The future of getting from A to B • New means of moving about may disrupt the car business no less than Tesla has

Stepping down is hard to do • Adjusting to life after the C-suite

Method in the madness • SAN FRANCISCO

Hieronimus boss • PARIS

SEA of opportunity • South-East Asian technology firms are on a hot streak. Can it last?

Losing the war • The global system for...


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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 April 15th 2021

The world this week

The Untied Kingdom • The bonds that hold the United Kingdom together are fraying. The government needs to try to mend them

The political CEO • Business and politics are growing closer in America, with worrying consequences

Be prepared • Inflation is rising. The Federal Reserve should be clearer about what comes next

The final countdown • Joe Biden is wrong to pull troops out of Afghanistan

Softly, softly • The creation of part-human, part-monkey embryos will discomfit many, but research should be encouraged

Asia’s next failed state • Myanmar will become a Burmese blaze unless its neighbours adopt a more constructive stance

Letters

The long road back to Europe • Many Scots see independence as the antidote to Brexit. It may be its mirror, too

Unhappy anniversary • BELFAST

Old ideas, new problems • The connections between government insiders and a failed firm raise awkward questions

Sleeping dragon • CAERPHILLY

Paved paradise • WELWYN GARDEN CITY

A lioness of liberalism • Baroness Williams of Crosby, one of the founders of the SDP , has died

The dynasty factor • Prince Philip’s death demonstrates the enduring power of dynasticism

A fracturing Union • BERLIN

On manoeuvres • A Russian military build-up on Ukraine’s border prompts alarm

The big divide • ROME

Fish tongues, harvested by children • OSLO

A Calhounian moment • Forget Hamilton. The spectre of another American politician looms over the European Union

Rule of thumb • DALLAS

Eyes in the sky • ST LOUIS

George Floyd’s legacy • NEW YORK

Seen and not herd • NEW YORK

The disaster that wasn’t • LOS ANGELES

Good job, Newark • NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

Retreat from Kabul • Joe Biden offers unconvincing reasons for ending America’s longest war

Playing with firearms • RIO DE JANEIRO

St Vincent

No longer top of the class • SAN JOSÉ

Either way, it’s bad news • Two extremists vie in a run-off for Peru’s presidency

Explosive diplomacy • DUBAI AND JERUSALEM

Feast, fast and famine • DUBAI

The megaphone • TUNIS

Slug-like and precious • SASSTOWN

Blowing in the wind • ADDIS ABABA

Burmese blaze • SINGAPORE

The end of forever • ISLAMABAD

Botanical blessings • BASTAR

Dropped connection • Singapore’s ruling clique loses its reputation for predictability

A patriotic jab, or one that works better? • HONG KONG

A dirty business • GUANGHAN

Misremembering Mao • The Communist Party builds a propaganda festival around its 100th birthday

India Inc • LUSAKA AND NAIROBI

From handshake to clenched fist • America Inc used to keep politics at arm’s length. What changed?

The future of getting from A to B • New means of moving about may disrupt the car business no less than Tesla has

Stepping down is hard to do • Adjusting to life after the C-suite

Method in the madness • SAN FRANCISCO

Hieronimus boss • PARIS

SEA of opportunity • South-East Asian technology firms are on a hot streak. Can it last?

Losing the war • The global system for...


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