April 23, 2021

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Business this week

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April 24, 2021 By The Economist

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The pitfalls of trading geopolitical risk

TALK TO THOSE who regularly buy and sell financial assets in the world’s trouble spots and you soon come

April 24, 2021 By The Economist

TALK TO THOSE who regularly buy and sell financial assets in the world’s trouble spots and you soon come

A collection of Chinese contemporary art falls prey to politics

CHINA’S LEADERS seem sure that innovation can co-exist with authoritarian rule. Their confidence looks more rational than it once

April 24, 2021 By The Economist

CHINA’S LEADERS seem sure that innovation can co-exist with authoritarian rule. Their confidence looks more rational than it once

Sanctions are now a central tool of governments’ foreign policy

IN 2016 JACK LEW, America’s then treasury secretary, reflected on how his country had, over decades, “refined our capacity to

April 22, 2021 By The Economist

IN 2016 JACK LEW, America’s then treasury secretary, reflected on how his country had, over decades, “refined our capacity to

A new version of “Kung Fu” redresses past mistakes

A MAN WALKS wearily through a desert in the American West, remembering his combat training at a Shaolin monastery. He

April 22, 2021 By The Economist

A MAN WALKS wearily through a desert in the American West, remembering his combat training at a Shaolin monastery. He

Sanctions are now a central tool of governments’ foreign policy

IN 2016 JACK LEW, America’s then treasury secretary, reflected on how his country had, over decades, “refined our capacity to

April 21, 2021 By The Economist

IN 2016 JACK LEW, America’s then treasury secretary, reflected on how his country had, over decades, “refined our capacity to

Germany’s Green Party shows how to pick a candidate for chancellor

A GREATER STUDY in contrasts would be hard to imagine. At 11am sharp on the morning of April 19th, exactly

April 19, 2021 By The Economist

A GREATER STUDY in contrasts would be hard to imagine. At 11am sharp on the morning of April 19th, exactly

A definitive account of the Cuban missile crisis

Nuclear Folly. By Serhii Plokhy. W.W. Norton; 464 pages; $35. Allen Lane; £25  ON OCTOBER 27TH 1962, at the height of

April 17, 2021 By The Economist

Nuclear Folly. By Serhii Plokhy. W.W. Norton; 464 pages; $35. Allen Lane; £25  ON OCTOBER 27TH 1962, at the height of

Letters to the editor

Letters are welcome via e-mail to [email protected]  Pulse oximeters and race  Regarding your article on

April 17, 2021 By The Economist

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Japan’s answer to Fukushima’s nuclear wastewater: Get in the sea

LESS THAN an hour after north-eastern Japan was rocked by the biggest earthquake in the country’s history, in 2011, a

April 13, 2021 By The Economist

LESS THAN an hour after north-eastern Japan was rocked by the biggest earthquake in the country’s history, in 2011, a

Why it’s so hard to fix maddening spelling systems

“KEEPING SCHOOLS closed has DEVESTATING effects” on children, America’s Republican Party tweeted from its official account, before

April 10, 2021 By The Economist

“KEEPING SCHOOLS closed has DEVESTATING effects” on children, America’s Republican Party tweeted from its official account, before

Britain, the covid-19 laboratory

BORIS JOHNSON has long promised that Britain’s emergence from lockdown would be “cautious but irreversible”. Announcing the latest

April 10, 2021 By The Economist

BORIS JOHNSON has long promised that Britain’s emergence from lockdown would be “cautious but irreversible”. Announcing the latest

The rise of working from home

A POPULAR CLICHé of 2020 was that covid-19 accelerated pre-existing trends. Yet that is a poor description of the massive rupture

April 10, 2021 By The Economist

A POPULAR CLICHé of 2020 was that covid-19 accelerated pre-existing trends. Yet that is a poor description of the massive rupture

Politics this week

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April 08, 2021 By The Economist

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China thinks it can avoid Middle Eastern traps that caught America

CHINA’S LEADERS are trying to reinvent how great powers operate in the Middle East. They have busied themselves in

April 08, 2021 By The Economist

CHINA’S LEADERS are trying to reinvent how great powers operate in the Middle East. They have busied themselves in

The rise of working from home

A POPULAR CLICHé of 2020 was that covid-19 accelerated pre-existing trends. Yet that is a poor description of the massive rupture

April 08, 2021 By The Economist

A POPULAR CLICHé of 2020 was that covid-19 accelerated pre-existing trends. Yet that is a poor description of the massive rupture

Britain, the covid-19 laboratory

BORIS JOHNSON has long promised that Britain’s emergence from lockdown would be “cautious but irreversible”. Announcing the latest

April 08, 2021 By The Economist

BORIS JOHNSON has long promised that Britain’s emergence from lockdown would be “cautious but irreversible”. Announcing the latest

The rise of working from home

A POPULAR CLICHé of 2020 was that covid-19 accelerated pre-existing trends. Yet that is a poor description of the massive rupture

April 05, 2021 By The Economist

A POPULAR CLICHé of 2020 was that covid-19 accelerated pre-existing trends. Yet that is a poor description of the massive rupture

The rise of working from home

A POPULAR CLICHé of 2020 was that covid-19 accelerated pre-existing trends. Yet that is a poor description of the massive rupture

April 04, 2021 By The Economist

A POPULAR CLICHé of 2020 was that covid-19 accelerated pre-existing trends. Yet that is a poor description of the massive rupture

Americans are driving less, but more are dying in accidents

IN THEORY, ONE silver lining of the covid-19 pandemic should have been a decline in other types of death. As

April 03, 2021 By The Economist

IN THEORY, ONE silver lining of the covid-19 pandemic should have been a decline in other types of death. As