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The Economist
4 hours ago
Omicron amplifies dangers that stalk the global economy—and has delivered a rude reminder that the path out of the pandemic will not be smooth. Our cover this week
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Omicron could trigger more lockdowns in key manufacturing areas such as Vietnam and Malaysia, aggravating global supply glitches
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21 minutes ago
People who cross the Channel illegally from France to Britain have normally fled extreme risks such as war and famine. Most, anecdotal evidence suggests, are trying to join other family members
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My interview with Daniel Smith, a remarkable 89-year-old Washingtonian, who may well be the last living child of an American slave:
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The Economist
42 minutes ago
What is the most important issue America is facing today? Explore our interactive poll tracker that keeps tabs on public opinion
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The Economist
58 minutes ago
Joe Biden wants to fund a new version of Roosevelt’s Civilian Conservation Corps, aimed at tackling climate change and its effects
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The Economist
an hour ago
When people cook steak, they’re also cooking the planet. How can meat alternatives make the food system more sustainable? Watch our film, supported by @infosys, to find out 👇
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The Economist
an hour ago
On “Money Talks”, host Patrick Lane and Henry Curr, The Economist’s economics editor, assess the threats to global growth with @CarmenReinhart, chief economist of the @WorldBank and Wang Tao, head of Asia economics @UBS
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The Economist
an hour ago
Data for the first nine months of 2021 show that Asia is being particularly clobbered. International arrivals there were just 5% of their 2019 levels
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The Economist
an hour ago
Beset by natural disasters, Puerto Rico did not seem ready for a pandemic—but @TamaraGilkes tells “The Intelligence” it has done better than the rest of America
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The Economist
an hour ago
What roles do governments, private finance and personal action have in combating climate change? We explore these questions on our podcast series “To a Lesser Degree”. Listen today
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2 hours ago
China's policy of “zero tolerance” towards covid-19 also entails only limited tolerance for international travel
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The Economist
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You might think Omicron would lower inflation, by depressing economic activity. In fact it could send prices still higher
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The Economist
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The UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency reported last month that Iran had stockpiled more than 2,300kg of enriched uranium, 11 times the level permitted in the deal
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The Economist
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China hopes to flaunt the merits of its political system over America’s in 2022. The Communist Party congress will provide a striking contrast with America’s mid-term elections. Find out why on “The World Ahead” podcast
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The Economist
2 hours ago
Why did the wheeled suitcase, a seemingly obvious idea, not catch on until the 1990s? On our “Gamechangers” podcast, sponsored by @MorganStanley, @nostalgicbroad explains what the history of luggage reveals about the nature of innovation
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The Economist
3 hours ago
The impact of curtailing or renouncing Roe v Wade on American women, one-quarter of whom get an abortion in their lifetime, received scarce attention from the conservative justices
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The Economist
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The rich world should supply vaccines to the poor world not out of self-interest, but because they are cheap and save lives
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The Economist
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Its spread from country to country amplifies three existing dangers to the recovery
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