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The Economist UK Edition

May 15 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 May 13th 2›21

The world this week

Vaccinating the world • Our model reveals the true course of the pandemic. Here is what to do next

Stopping the cycle • Only negotiations will bring lasting peace

The bottleneck economy • America’s boom is increasing worries about an inflation scare

The wrong sort of conservatism • Boris Johnson wants a big state that crimps civil liberties

End the contortions • Corporate-tax gymnastics have reached Olympic gold-medal levels. Time for new rules

Letters

Counting the dead • Covid-19 has led to between 7m and 13m excess deaths worldwide, according to a model built by The Economist

The insufficient miracle • How can the world increase its vaccine supply?

Winning the peace • Boris Johnson promises a muscular, interventionist state. Now he must deliver it

The end of innocence • New rules to root out electoral fraud may discourage voting

The Chipping Norton reset • CHIPPING NORTON

Slaughter in Ballymurphy • BELFAST

Let attrition commence • The nationalists won, but not as convincingly as they had hoped to. Stalemate beckons

Get out • ABERSOCH AND NEFYN

The hangover • The hospitality industry’s latest problem is a staff shortage

Uneasy rider • The Labour Party is being pulled in different directions by its two main constituencies

A revolution and a rematch • PARIS

Battling Borisov • Parliament hears explosive allegations about the outgoing prime minister

Green steel • Plentiful renewable energy is opening up a new industrial frontier

Where did everyone go? • BODRUM

Protection racket • AMSTERDAM AND BUCHAREST

Whatever it took? • A gathering economic recovery shows the European Union can (eventually) learn from mistakes

Uncertainty and the city • NEW YORK

Post-Colonial studies • NEW YORK

The Row row • LOS ANGELES

Shelter in place • NEW JERSEY

The other epidemic • DENVER

The kraken is unleashed • Liz Cheney’s demotion is a death rattle for principled conservatism

A long way down • BOGOTÁ

An old scourge returns • SÃO PAULO

Off the grid • SAN JOSÉ

The fire this time • JERUSALEM

Prince Charming • Muhammad bin Salman is playing the diplomat. How long will it last?

Finny business • MUKONO

Cloak-and-finger deals • HARGEISA

Stuck in a rut • LAGOS

Next in line • SINGAPORE

Join the (other) queue • SINGAPORE

Endangered hunters • Taiwan’s indigenous tribes have their day in court (and lose)

Let them eat dark chocolate • DELHI

Silent sigh • SEOUL

Malé malaise • In the Maldives, an ominous rise in intolerant Islam

Own goal • SHANGHAI

The puck stops here • China’s ice-hockey team could be in for a difficult Olympic games

Landing ashore • Disillusioned with foreign firms and domestic tech giants, more Chinese want to be officials

The agony of silence • JOHANNESBURG AND PARIS

Elon Musk’s other company • After revolutionising the rocket business, what next for SpaceX?

Mothers of invention • The parallels and differences between two generations of female executives

Uneasy rider •...


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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 May 13th 2›21

The world this week

Vaccinating the world • Our model reveals the true course of the pandemic. Here is what to do next

Stopping the cycle • Only negotiations will bring lasting peace

The bottleneck economy • America’s boom is increasing worries about an inflation scare

The wrong sort of conservatism • Boris Johnson wants a big state that crimps civil liberties

End the contortions • Corporate-tax gymnastics have reached Olympic gold-medal levels. Time for new rules

Letters

Counting the dead • Covid-19 has led to between 7m and 13m excess deaths worldwide, according to a model built by The Economist

The insufficient miracle • How can the world increase its vaccine supply?

Winning the peace • Boris Johnson promises a muscular, interventionist state. Now he must deliver it

The end of innocence • New rules to root out electoral fraud may discourage voting

The Chipping Norton reset • CHIPPING NORTON

Slaughter in Ballymurphy • BELFAST

Let attrition commence • The nationalists won, but not as convincingly as they had hoped to. Stalemate beckons

Get out • ABERSOCH AND NEFYN

The hangover • The hospitality industry’s latest problem is a staff shortage

Uneasy rider • The Labour Party is being pulled in different directions by its two main constituencies

A revolution and a rematch • PARIS

Battling Borisov • Parliament hears explosive allegations about the outgoing prime minister

Green steel • Plentiful renewable energy is opening up a new industrial frontier

Where did everyone go? • BODRUM

Protection racket • AMSTERDAM AND BUCHAREST

Whatever it took? • A gathering economic recovery shows the European Union can (eventually) learn from mistakes

Uncertainty and the city • NEW YORK

Post-Colonial studies • NEW YORK

The Row row • LOS ANGELES

Shelter in place • NEW JERSEY

The other epidemic • DENVER

The kraken is unleashed • Liz Cheney’s demotion is a death rattle for principled conservatism

A long way down • BOGOTÁ

An old scourge returns • SÃO PAULO

Off the grid • SAN JOSÉ

The fire this time • JERUSALEM

Prince Charming • Muhammad bin Salman is playing the diplomat. How long will it last?

Finny business • MUKONO

Cloak-and-finger deals • HARGEISA

Stuck in a rut • LAGOS

Next in line • SINGAPORE

Join the (other) queue • SINGAPORE

Endangered hunters • Taiwan’s indigenous tribes have their day in court (and lose)

Let them eat dark chocolate • DELHI

Silent sigh • SEOUL

Malé malaise • In the Maldives, an ominous rise in intolerant Islam

Own goal • SHANGHAI

The puck stops here • China’s ice-hockey team could be in for a difficult Olympic games

Landing ashore • Disillusioned with foreign firms and domestic tech giants, more Chinese want to be officials

The agony of silence • JOHANNESBURG AND PARIS

Elon Musk’s other company • After revolutionising the rocket business, what next for SpaceX?

Mothers of invention • The parallels and differences between two generations of female executives

Uneasy rider •...


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