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 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Missing links: Mexico could benefit from China's exclusion from supply chains...

If Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador, the populist president, doesn't hold it back...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Against the tide: Single mums in China want the same treatment as married ones...

Having a child out of wedlock can mean denial of maternity benefits...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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On Kyle Rittenhouse, Centerra Gold, housing, social mobility, London's bridges, business speak: Letters to the editor...

A selection of correspondence...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Guess who?: Might Silvio Berlusconi become the next president of Italy?...

It looks unlikely, but odder things have happened...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Safe water: Fixing the lead-pipe problem in Benton Harbor, and across America...

Michigan's latest tainted-water crisis...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Accenting the negative: Linguistic trivia highlight Spain's enduring cultural divisions...

A flap over the names of the country's territories...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Testing tolerance: Spain needs immigrants. But does it still want them?...

An unusually welcoming European country has second thoughts...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Conversion therapy: Britain's proposal to ban "conversion therapy" is not what it seems...

The government conflates sexual orientation and "gender identity". It should think again...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Missing the mark: A proposed bill on conversion therapy could do more harm than good...

By conflating sexual orientation and gender identity, the government risks children's health...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Keep moving on: Stephen Sondheim wanted to explore a new world every time...

The man who transformed American musical theatre died on November 26th, aged 91...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Trypanosomes and honeybees: Sleeping sickness and its kin may have arrived via beehives...

Bees may be a link in the chain leading to three nasty diseases...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Bello: Politicians are sparring over colonial history in Latin America...

But two exhibitions in Spain offer a more nuanced take...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Ballsy: Women's tennis takes a stand against China...

Will any other sport dare follow?...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Chaguan: China says it is more democratic than America...

Western dysfunction tempts the Communist Party to make risky boasts...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Bagehot: Jordan Peterson and the lobster...

Anatomy of a cancellation...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Open book: Britain's chief spook sees China as the main intelligence threat...

Saying so publicly is part of a more open approach to spycraft...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Christians in the Middle East: A war correspondent's intimate portrait of an embattled minority...

In "The Vanishing" Janine di Giovanni draws on her stints in Egypt, Gaza, Iraq and Syria...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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SALT in the wounds: The Democrats' fiscal policy makes a mockery of their progressive pledges...

It is regressive and self-defeating...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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The world this week: KAL's cartoon...

The world this week...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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A stop in the ocean: Busan, a South Korean city, plans a floating neighbourhood...

The UN says this could help coastal cities adapt to climate change...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Eighteenth-century history: The forgotten importance of the War of Jenkins' Ear...

The ear was preserved in a bottle. Britain and Spain went to war...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Cinema royalty: A biographer explores Greta Garbo's glamour and vacuity...

"Maybe she wasn't really very interesting," concludes Robert Gottlieb...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Navy shipyards: America wants a stronger navy to face China. Can it build one?...

Its shipyards are emerging from a long decline...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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A new survey of Hong Kongers: Many more Hong Kongers are thinking about moving to Britain...

That is good news for the country...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Drinking and driving: Will an F1 race mark the end of Saudi Arabia's ban on alcohol?...

The podium celebration will be under heavy scrutiny...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Lexington: A racial-history lesson from the son of a slave...

Daniel Smith may be the last direct link to slavery...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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A long and winding ode: Sir Paul McCartney's memoir aims to affirm his status as a writer...

The main character in "The Lyrics" is his best friend and fiercest rival, John Lennon...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Banyan: Chinese influence is spurring violence in the Solomon Islands...

But corruption and unequal development rankle even more...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Catching up on the capital: Britain's rental market is hottest outside London...

The pandemic has made the capital more affordable for tenants, and other cities less so...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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SALT deduction: The buried boon to the wealthy in the Democrats' tax plan...

Millionaires stand to benefit immensely from the treatment of state and local taxes...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Crime tech: Are gunshot-detecting microphones worth the money?...

Their impact on crime is far from clear...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Road rage: As Americans get back into their cars, road-rage shootings are spiking...

Guns and cars make for a deadly combination...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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The world this week: Politics...

The world this week...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Seeding the cloud: Data centres are taking root in Africa...

The digital revolution will be grounded in fibre, steel and concrete...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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High-pressure umbrage: Nord Stream 2 could still sabotage German-American relations...

The Russian pipeline is the one point of friction in otherwise friendly ties...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Portrait of a Brexiteer: To understand Lord Frost is to understand Britain's approach to Brexit...

The world according to Boris Johnson's pugnacious chief Brexit negotiator...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Size matters: Japan's small businesses are in trouble...

Youngsters do not fancy taking over the family firm...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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The politics of history: An ancient rice bowl complicates the story of civilisation in India...

In Tamil Nadu, archaeology is part of a contest over history and identity...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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The world this week: Business...

The world this week...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Red notice alert: Who will police Interpol?...

The election of a worrying new president is just the latest thing to go wrong...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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A leftward turn: Honduras looks to elect its first female president...

Xiomara Castro has promised to boost democracy, improve the economy and get rid of corruption...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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United, across the border: The quest for respectability—and votes—has transformed Sinn Fein...

It is on course to be the biggest party on both sides of the Irish border...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Levelling up at gunpoint: How regions near Stalin's gulag benefit today from his victims...

Educated political prisoners settled near their jails and passed on their human capital to their children...

 2021-12-04 00:00 

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Interpolitics: A tussle for control of Interpol pits good cops against bad...

Autocratic regimes seek to use the agency's "red notices" to snare exiled dissidents...

 2021-12-02 13:07 

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The wonky-spiked variant: Omicron looks ominous. How bad is it likely to be?...

Much has been learnt about how to treat covid-19 and how to live with it...

 2021-12-02 13:07 

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Bartleby: The office of the future...

Cubicles are out. Bars, neighbourhoods and sensors are in...

 2021-12-02 13:07 

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Local heroes: For vibrant, competitive internet businesses, look to emerging markets...

There is still a place for variety in the global tech industry...

 2021-12-02 13:07 

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Schumpeter: Can Johnson & Johnson put the taint of scandal behind it?...

No more tears...

 2021-12-02 13:07 

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All I want for Christmas is...someone else: How streaming killed the Christmas charts...

Mariah Carey's seasonal ubiquity illustrates the new economics of music...

 2021-12-02 13:07 

The Economist

Billion-dollar blueprints: A new way of understanding the high but elusive worth of intellectual property...

A group of 65 people have each achieved inventions worth $1bn...

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