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The Economist UK Edition

Jul 03 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 Jul 1st 2021

The world this week

The long goodbye • The pandemic is still far from over, but glimpses of its legacy are emerging

The real risk to America’s democracy • Partisan election administration is a greater worry than voter suppression

Mercury rising • How to protect people from the growing threat posed by extreme heat

Code red • Hong Kong’s regulator is right to be wary of finance with Chinese characteristics

A vote of confidence • Britain should encourage the 5m Europeans who want to settle to become citizens

Letters

Coats of many colours • Evolution has complicated the covid-19 pandemic by providing a growing range of viral variants. They make global action yet more urgent

The five million • Britain is much more European than anybody thought. At some point politicians will notice that

Opposites attract • Even as lockdowns ease, protests are going strong

Helping handout • Post-Brexit, state aid will be more flexible and less bureaucratic

A piece of the puzzle • Revisions to data have made Britain’s productivity slowdown less dramatic

Paw patrol • The government has promised a crackdown on dog-nappers

Suiting up • Firms are scrambling to offer their juniors more cash

Dealing, with stress • The always-on economy means that dealers are suffering

The comeback kid • The toughest problem facing Sajid Javid as health secretary is a looming social-care crisis

Shifting the balance • Turkey’s new German submarines are riling Greece

Unsustained development goals • Development assistance rises, but not by much

Darkness shrouds the mountain • PODGORICA

Mr Europe • Our erstwhile Brussels correspondent died on June 24th, aged 90

Politics by other means • Why football can never escape politics at the European championship

Razing Arizona • PHOENIX

Border disorder • DALLAS

The truth is not out there • The government comes clean on UFOS

There goes the neighbourhood • What gets lost when national politics eats everything

Serve the people • MIAMI

Searching for the truth • VANCOUVER

Mestizaje, reality and myth • The demand to revise Latin America’s national identities

Third time unlucky • JOHANNESBURG

Another kind of capture • JOHANNESBURG

Defeat in the mountains • What the rout of Ethiopia’s army means for the region

Sisi sees an opportunity • GAZA CITY

Kitchen inconsequential • DUBAI

Taking back control • Kim Jong Un rediscovers his love of central planning

Meet the Dravidian Stalin • DELHI

Return to sento • TOKYO

Schrödinger’s government • Malaysia’s democracy gets a boost from an unlikely quarter

Hindustani at heart • Indians of different religions are more alike than they may think

Carry that weight • China has big plans for its aircraft-carriers. It is fast learning how to use them

Giving up, lying down • HONG KONG

It works until it doesn’t • Citizens cheer the Communist Party’s 100th birthday, but its legitimacy rests on narrow pillars

The attention recession • People have spent a year glued to screens, but now the media boom is turning to bust

A hybrid new world • Post-pandemic work is...


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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 Jul 1st 2021

The world this week

The long goodbye • The pandemic is still far from over, but glimpses of its legacy are emerging

The real risk to America’s democracy • Partisan election administration is a greater worry than voter suppression

Mercury rising • How to protect people from the growing threat posed by extreme heat

Code red • Hong Kong’s regulator is right to be wary of finance with Chinese characteristics

A vote of confidence • Britain should encourage the 5m Europeans who want to settle to become citizens

Letters

Coats of many colours • Evolution has complicated the covid-19 pandemic by providing a growing range of viral variants. They make global action yet more urgent

The five million • Britain is much more European than anybody thought. At some point politicians will notice that

Opposites attract • Even as lockdowns ease, protests are going strong

Helping handout • Post-Brexit, state aid will be more flexible and less bureaucratic

A piece of the puzzle • Revisions to data have made Britain’s productivity slowdown less dramatic

Paw patrol • The government has promised a crackdown on dog-nappers

Suiting up • Firms are scrambling to offer their juniors more cash

Dealing, with stress • The always-on economy means that dealers are suffering

The comeback kid • The toughest problem facing Sajid Javid as health secretary is a looming social-care crisis

Shifting the balance • Turkey’s new German submarines are riling Greece

Unsustained development goals • Development assistance rises, but not by much

Darkness shrouds the mountain • PODGORICA

Mr Europe • Our erstwhile Brussels correspondent died on June 24th, aged 90

Politics by other means • Why football can never escape politics at the European championship

Razing Arizona • PHOENIX

Border disorder • DALLAS

The truth is not out there • The government comes clean on UFOS

There goes the neighbourhood • What gets lost when national politics eats everything

Serve the people • MIAMI

Searching for the truth • VANCOUVER

Mestizaje, reality and myth • The demand to revise Latin America’s national identities

Third time unlucky • JOHANNESBURG

Another kind of capture • JOHANNESBURG

Defeat in the mountains • What the rout of Ethiopia’s army means for the region

Sisi sees an opportunity • GAZA CITY

Kitchen inconsequential • DUBAI

Taking back control • Kim Jong Un rediscovers his love of central planning

Meet the Dravidian Stalin • DELHI

Return to sento • TOKYO

Schrödinger’s government • Malaysia’s democracy gets a boost from an unlikely quarter

Hindustani at heart • Indians of different religions are more alike than they may think

Carry that weight • China has big plans for its aircraft-carriers. It is fast learning how to use them

Giving up, lying down • HONG KONG

It works until it doesn’t • Citizens cheer the Communist Party’s 100th birthday, but its legitimacy rests on narrow pillars

The attention recession • People have spent a year glued to screens, but now the media boom is turning to bust

A hybrid new world • Post-pandemic work is...


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