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The Economist

Oct 08 2022
Magazine

The Economist is a global weekly magazine written for those who share an uncommon interest in being well and broadly informed. Each issue explores domestic and international issues, business, finance, current affairs, science, technology and the arts.

The Economist

Politics

Business

What next? • A new era of macroeconomics is emerging, bringing promise and peril

On a knife-edge • Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva should move to the centre to beat Jair Bolsonaro

Truss deficit • The markets are a little calmer. The mess remains

Are management consultants useful? • Amid the snake oil and the scandals, the industry provides a valuable service

How will Elon Musk use his superpowers? • With great technological power comes great political responsibility

Letters

The war in Ukraine Putin at bay • KYIVUkraine’s military success is reshaping not just the war, but also Russia

Tweet and sour • KYIVElon Musk’s foray into geopolitics has Ukraine worried

Don’t mind the gap • DALLASThe Biden administration is quietly completing bits of Donald Trump’s wall

The Florida model • FORT MYERS, FLORIDAIt is getting harder for the state to subsidise life in a hurricane zone

Viva Las Vegas • LAS VEGASThe Senate race in Nevada may hinge on outreach to Latino voters

Other than that, Mrs Lincoln • WASHINGTON, DCDemocrats are losing on the economy, but lead on other issues

Curdling it up • RACINE AND MADISONWhy the Badger State has such odd politics

Winter is coming • LOS ANGELESAlaska’s Fat Bear Week proves conservation can be joyful

What Donald Trump understands • He has a grim view of human nature, and he exploited it shrewdly—to a point

Bolsonarismo battles on • SÃO PAULOLula and Jair Bolsonaro head for a nerve-jangling run-off

Isolated but not independent • MONTREALFrançois Legault has crushed the Canadian province’s two-party system

Voices of the powerless • HAVANACubans rage, rage against the dying of the light

Forced to defraud • SINGAPOREGangs are kidnapping thousands of Asians and making them run cyber-scams

Cover story • TOKYOWhy get a face lift when you can get a face mask?

A nation at a loss • SINGAPOREA football disaster puts the spotlight on an unaccountable police force

Pantomime politics • DELHIThe Congress party seems determined to prove its critics right

Whose blue? • What Pacific island states make of the great-power contest to win them over

Interfering elders • To Xi Jinping, it matters what retired leaders think

Class struggle • BEIJINGChina’s academies for cadres used to allow bold political thinking. No more

Sinifying Shangri-La • When Han Chinese seek spiritual salve in Tibetan Buddhism, the Communist Party discourages them

Spoiling for a fight • China’s relations with America were in trouble long before Donald Trump clashed with Xi Jinping

Land of dashed hope • Eritrea’s call-up of reservists makes it harder to end Ethiopia’s senseless civil war

Let’s get this party started • JOHANNESBURGWhy political parties are a growth industry in the tiny enclave

Coup upon coup • ABUJABurkina Faso’s soldiers stage their second putsch this year

Blue-sky blues • BEIRUTThe economic crisis is wrecking the benighted country’s environment, too

A protest song rocks a theocracy • “Baraye” lists 28 reasons why clerical rule is uncool

Willkommen • BERLINThere are not enough Germans to do the jobs Germany needs

What’s the plan? • ROMECan Giorgia Meloni afford the things she wants?

Shadows of the past • VUKOVARThe war in Ukraine has awakened memories in...


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The Economist is a global weekly magazine written for those who share an uncommon interest in being well and broadly informed. Each issue explores domestic and international issues, business, finance, current affairs, science, technology and the arts.

The Economist

Politics

Business

What next? • A new era of macroeconomics is emerging, bringing promise and peril

On a knife-edge • Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva should move to the centre to beat Jair Bolsonaro

Truss deficit • The markets are a little calmer. The mess remains

Are management consultants useful? • Amid the snake oil and the scandals, the industry provides a valuable service

How will Elon Musk use his superpowers? • With great technological power comes great political responsibility

Letters

The war in Ukraine Putin at bay • KYIVUkraine’s military success is reshaping not just the war, but also Russia

Tweet and sour • KYIVElon Musk’s foray into geopolitics has Ukraine worried

Don’t mind the gap • DALLASThe Biden administration is quietly completing bits of Donald Trump’s wall

The Florida model • FORT MYERS, FLORIDAIt is getting harder for the state to subsidise life in a hurricane zone

Viva Las Vegas • LAS VEGASThe Senate race in Nevada may hinge on outreach to Latino voters

Other than that, Mrs Lincoln • WASHINGTON, DCDemocrats are losing on the economy, but lead on other issues

Curdling it up • RACINE AND MADISONWhy the Badger State has such odd politics

Winter is coming • LOS ANGELESAlaska’s Fat Bear Week proves conservation can be joyful

What Donald Trump understands • He has a grim view of human nature, and he exploited it shrewdly—to a point

Bolsonarismo battles on • SÃO PAULOLula and Jair Bolsonaro head for a nerve-jangling run-off

Isolated but not independent • MONTREALFrançois Legault has crushed the Canadian province’s two-party system

Voices of the powerless • HAVANACubans rage, rage against the dying of the light

Forced to defraud • SINGAPOREGangs are kidnapping thousands of Asians and making them run cyber-scams

Cover story • TOKYOWhy get a face lift when you can get a face mask?

A nation at a loss • SINGAPOREA football disaster puts the spotlight on an unaccountable police force

Pantomime politics • DELHIThe Congress party seems determined to prove its critics right

Whose blue? • What Pacific island states make of the great-power contest to win them over

Interfering elders • To Xi Jinping, it matters what retired leaders think

Class struggle • BEIJINGChina’s academies for cadres used to allow bold political thinking. No more

Sinifying Shangri-La • When Han Chinese seek spiritual salve in Tibetan Buddhism, the Communist Party discourages them

Spoiling for a fight • China’s relations with America were in trouble long before Donald Trump clashed with Xi Jinping

Land of dashed hope • Eritrea’s call-up of reservists makes it harder to end Ethiopia’s senseless civil war

Let’s get this party started • JOHANNESBURGWhy political parties are a growth industry in the tiny enclave

Coup upon coup • ABUJABurkina Faso’s soldiers stage their second putsch this year

Blue-sky blues • BEIRUTThe economic crisis is wrecking the benighted country’s environment, too

A protest song rocks a theocracy • “Baraye” lists 28 reasons why clerical rule is uncool

Willkommen • BERLINThere are not enough Germans to do the jobs Germany needs

What’s the plan? • ROMECan Giorgia Meloni afford the things she wants?

Shadows of the past • VUKOVARThe war in Ukraine has awakened memories in...


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