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The Economist UK Edition

Sep 04 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 Sep 2nd 2021

The world this week

The threat from the illiberal left • Don’t underestimate the danger of left-leaning identity politics

Do not move on, move forwards • America should engage with the Taliban, very cautiously

Delta means change • How the pandemic became stagflationary

China’s toxic twins • The antics of two giant firms show that China’s debt markets are still rudimentary

Why Madagascar is going hungry • Blame covid-19, climate change and bad governance

Letters

Out of the academy • WASHINGTON, DC

Echoes of the confessional state • Old tactics are being revived in a new assault on liberalism

Out of stock • Demand in many sectors has recovered faster than supply. That is causing shortages and bottlenecks

Tied up in knots • BELFAST

GBPR • Britain plans to loosen European laws governing the flow of data

Back to basics • Missed lessons have caused harm that will take years to remedy

Spin doctors • The extraordinary power of the nhs brand

Going nowhere • EDINBURGH

Not up to it • Dominic Raab fails to rise to the challenge of Britain’s biggest foreign-policy crisis in decades

Get them while they’re young • MOSCOW

It’s complicated • BERLIN

A tale of two pubs • BAMBERG AND BERLIN

Too many boys • TBILISI

Stranded in no-man’s-land • NOWY DWOR

Après Afghanistan • Europeans must ponder the uncomfortable thought that Emmanuel Macron was right

Polling realpolitik • WASHINGTON, DC

Roe on the ropes • The justices green-light a near-total abortion ban in Texas

Wauthorisation • NEW YORK

Star power • CREEDE

The woking class • OAKLAND

Through a glass darkly • Storms and fires will not bring escape from America’s stuck climate politics. But an exit is visible

Machiavellian manoeuvres • CARACAS

A cuddlier kind of Conservatism • VANCOUVER

Hunger island • MAROALOPOTY

Reform, and its malcontents • KADUNA

Manage the conflict • JERUSALEM

Bulldozing history • The region’s rulers often ruin historical sites in the name of modernisation

After the airlift • ISLAMABAD

Cutting Kabul’s cable • Thriving television channels prepare for a crackdown

Perverse outcomes • Criminalising sex work does more harm than good

Lessons learnt • SINGAPORE

The missing warrior • Suga Yoshihide is unpopular, uninspiring and struggling to survive

Red lines, grey rhinos and big mountains • HONG KONG

Squeezing out the carbon • NEW YORK

Xi Jinping Thought for children • China rolls out new textbooks on its supreme leader’s philosophy

It’s all connected, man • KINSHASA

Update your calendar • How to get employees, clients and investors into a room

The Oracle of AI • SAN FRANCISCO

Can it deliver? • Another electric-vehicle startup seeks a weighty valuation

Game over • China’s crackdown will hit foreign firms as well as domestic ones

Theatre of blood • The failure of a notorious health-care startup plays out in a California court

‘Twas ever thus • Why people are always so gloomy about the world of work

Epic’s battle royale • In the...


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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 Sep 2nd 2021

The world this week

The threat from the illiberal left • Don’t underestimate the danger of left-leaning identity politics

Do not move on, move forwards • America should engage with the Taliban, very cautiously

Delta means change • How the pandemic became stagflationary

China’s toxic twins • The antics of two giant firms show that China’s debt markets are still rudimentary

Why Madagascar is going hungry • Blame covid-19, climate change and bad governance

Letters

Out of the academy • WASHINGTON, DC

Echoes of the confessional state • Old tactics are being revived in a new assault on liberalism

Out of stock • Demand in many sectors has recovered faster than supply. That is causing shortages and bottlenecks

Tied up in knots • BELFAST

GBPR • Britain plans to loosen European laws governing the flow of data

Back to basics • Missed lessons have caused harm that will take years to remedy

Spin doctors • The extraordinary power of the nhs brand

Going nowhere • EDINBURGH

Not up to it • Dominic Raab fails to rise to the challenge of Britain’s biggest foreign-policy crisis in decades

Get them while they’re young • MOSCOW

It’s complicated • BERLIN

A tale of two pubs • BAMBERG AND BERLIN

Too many boys • TBILISI

Stranded in no-man’s-land • NOWY DWOR

Après Afghanistan • Europeans must ponder the uncomfortable thought that Emmanuel Macron was right

Polling realpolitik • WASHINGTON, DC

Roe on the ropes • The justices green-light a near-total abortion ban in Texas

Wauthorisation • NEW YORK

Star power • CREEDE

The woking class • OAKLAND

Through a glass darkly • Storms and fires will not bring escape from America’s stuck climate politics. But an exit is visible

Machiavellian manoeuvres • CARACAS

A cuddlier kind of Conservatism • VANCOUVER

Hunger island • MAROALOPOTY

Reform, and its malcontents • KADUNA

Manage the conflict • JERUSALEM

Bulldozing history • The region’s rulers often ruin historical sites in the name of modernisation

After the airlift • ISLAMABAD

Cutting Kabul’s cable • Thriving television channels prepare for a crackdown

Perverse outcomes • Criminalising sex work does more harm than good

Lessons learnt • SINGAPORE

The missing warrior • Suga Yoshihide is unpopular, uninspiring and struggling to survive

Red lines, grey rhinos and big mountains • HONG KONG

Squeezing out the carbon • NEW YORK

Xi Jinping Thought for children • China rolls out new textbooks on its supreme leader’s philosophy

It’s all connected, man • KINSHASA

Update your calendar • How to get employees, clients and investors into a room

The Oracle of AI • SAN FRANCISCO

Can it deliver? • Another electric-vehicle startup seeks a weighty valuation

Game over • China’s crackdown will hit foreign firms as well as domestic ones

Theatre of blood • The failure of a notorious health-care startup plays out in a California court

‘Twas ever thus • Why people are always so gloomy about the world of work

Epic’s battle royale • In the...


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