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The Economist

Dec 11 2021
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.

Coronavirus data • To 6am GMT December 9th 2021

The world this week

What would America fight for? • If the United States pulls back, the world will become more dangerous

Wind down the money printer • Why America’s economy needs tighter monetary policy

What the world can learn from Japan • The country is not an outlier—it is a harbinger

Asymmetric decoupling • China seeks globalisation, on its own terms

Plugging the gap • Tens of millions of electric cars will soon need charging. Here’s how to do it

Letters

A weary superpower • HONOLULU

Money for something • WASHINGTON, DC

SPAC-handed • WASHINGTON, DC

Following the money in Maine • NEW YORK

Man it does show signs of stopping • DENVER

House of the rising sunset • WASHINGTON, DC

To rent or not to rent • DENVER

Stone-cold killer • Why the arguments over statues matter more than the statues themselves

A salt and batteries • RÍO GRANDE

Between hope and experience • The political centre has a chance of winning in Colombia

On a high • BANGKOK

Accounting for algorithms • Is Facebook liable for pogroms against Rohingyas in Myanmar?

Sunflower state • SEOUL

Tragedy in the Nilgiris • DELHI

What the generals wreak • Even as Aung San Suu Kyi is sentenced, Myanmar’s opposition grows stronger

Harbouring no malice? • NEW YORK

No dice for vice • HONG KONG

Spoil-sports • Beijing’s Winter Olympics may hasten a rift between China and the West

A narrow path • DUBAI AND MANAMA

Fratricidal tendencies • AMMAN

All the president’s promises • KINSHASA

Africans at the top • DAKAR

Enter the quiet man • BERLIN

Dame de fer • PARIS

Diplomacy with menaces • WASHINGTON, DC

Poldering on • AMSTERDAM

The invisible European • Angela Merkel’s legacy in Europe is already fading away

The revolution stalls • Boris Johnson’s scandal-afflicted government has lost its radical zeal

Cost drivers • A court bashes Uber into compliance—again

On the frontier • In a fast-growing suburb life is sweet, and rather strange

Car wars • MADISON AND PARIS

Current situation • Forget Tesla’s production hell. The hardest bit of evs is the powering up

The shortcuts to Theranos • The Elizabeth Holmes saga contains lessons for decision-makers of all kinds

The great reallocation • HONG KONG

Psyber boom • Dramatic growth in mental-health apps has created a risky industry

How can we be heroes? • BERLIN

Big labour v big business • American companies are working out how to respond to a trade-union revival

All mouth and no trousers • SEATTLE

Only disconnect • The difficulties of policing remote work

Is China easing? • HONG KONG

Emergency exit • Two hard questions for the European Central Bank

Nominal sums

On the rails • HONG KONG

Top dollar • The three conditions for the greenback to crack in 2022

Crypto’s crew • As regulators toughen up on crypto, lobbying is going ballistic

Family matters • Why the demographic transition is speeding up

New Model Army • RANOMAFANA

Chick-please • A neglected crop is about to get a high-tech...


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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.

Coronavirus data • To 6am GMT December 9th 2021

The world this week

What would America fight for? • If the United States pulls back, the world will become more dangerous

Wind down the money printer • Why America’s economy needs tighter monetary policy

What the world can learn from Japan • The country is not an outlier—it is a harbinger

Asymmetric decoupling • China seeks globalisation, on its own terms

Plugging the gap • Tens of millions of electric cars will soon need charging. Here’s how to do it

Letters

A weary superpower • HONOLULU

Money for something • WASHINGTON, DC

SPAC-handed • WASHINGTON, DC

Following the money in Maine • NEW YORK

Man it does show signs of stopping • DENVER

House of the rising sunset • WASHINGTON, DC

To rent or not to rent • DENVER

Stone-cold killer • Why the arguments over statues matter more than the statues themselves

A salt and batteries • RÍO GRANDE

Between hope and experience • The political centre has a chance of winning in Colombia

On a high • BANGKOK

Accounting for algorithms • Is Facebook liable for pogroms against Rohingyas in Myanmar?

Sunflower state • SEOUL

Tragedy in the Nilgiris • DELHI

What the generals wreak • Even as Aung San Suu Kyi is sentenced, Myanmar’s opposition grows stronger

Harbouring no malice? • NEW YORK

No dice for vice • HONG KONG

Spoil-sports • Beijing’s Winter Olympics may hasten a rift between China and the West

A narrow path • DUBAI AND MANAMA

Fratricidal tendencies • AMMAN

All the president’s promises • KINSHASA

Africans at the top • DAKAR

Enter the quiet man • BERLIN

Dame de fer • PARIS

Diplomacy with menaces • WASHINGTON, DC

Poldering on • AMSTERDAM

The invisible European • Angela Merkel’s legacy in Europe is already fading away

The revolution stalls • Boris Johnson’s scandal-afflicted government has lost its radical zeal

Cost drivers • A court bashes Uber into compliance—again

On the frontier • In a fast-growing suburb life is sweet, and rather strange

Car wars • MADISON AND PARIS

Current situation • Forget Tesla’s production hell. The hardest bit of evs is the powering up

The shortcuts to Theranos • The Elizabeth Holmes saga contains lessons for decision-makers of all kinds

The great reallocation • HONG KONG

Psyber boom • Dramatic growth in mental-health apps has created a risky industry

How can we be heroes? • BERLIN

Big labour v big business • American companies are working out how to respond to a trade-union revival

All mouth and no trousers • SEATTLE

Only disconnect • The difficulties of policing remote work

Is China easing? • HONG KONG

Emergency exit • Two hard questions for the European Central Bank

Nominal sums

On the rails • HONG KONG

Top dollar • The three conditions for the greenback to crack in 2022

Crypto’s crew • As regulators toughen up on crypto, lobbying is going ballistic

Family matters • Why the demographic transition is speeding up

New Model Army • RANOMAFANA

Chick-please • A neglected crop is about to get a high-tech...


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