2023-01-26-Economist Graphs

1. The world this week

1.1 Politics

1.2 Business

1.3 KAL’s cartoon

1.4 This week’s cover

2. Leaders

2.1 The humbling of Goldman Sachs

2.2 The world economy’s inflation problem is easing

2.3 China’s property slump is easing, but the relief will be short-lived

2.4 What should Britain’s industrial strategy be?

2.5 To save Egypt’s economy, get the army out of it

3. Letters

3.1 Letters to the editor

4. By Invitation

4.1 Brian Deese, John Podesta and Jake Sullivan on the Inflation Reduction Act

5. Briefing

5.1 How Goldman Sachs went from apex predator to Wall Street laggard

6. Europe

6.1 After a steady first 100 days, choppier waters await Giorgia Meloni

6.2 What Western tanks should give Ukraine in the next round of the war

6.3 The state of the Bundeswehr is more dismal than ever

6.4 Spain’s economy is recovering from the pandemic, but problems persist

6.5 France sees a surprising surge in obesity

6.6 Experience from a past crisis suggests Europe should shake off any complacency

7. Britain

7.1 Britain’s carmaking industry is increasingly under threat

7.2 Britain is beginning to protect its 1970s leisure centres

7.3 Rishi Sunak’s hapless government

7.4 Britain has fewer hospital beds than almost any other rich country

7.5 Illness is stopping Britons from coming back to work

7.6 How to conduct a sex survey

7.7 Blat, the Soviet art of getting by, comes to Britain

8. United States

8.1 Congress is gridlocked. America’s statehouses are very much not

8.2 Ron DeSantis wants to limit free speech in the name of free speech

8.3 There is no easy escape from America’s debt-ceiling mess

8.4 A shortage in America creates opportunities for nurses with wheels

8.5 A violent dispute is impeding police reform in Atlanta

8.6 What Edward Hopper saw

9. Middle East & Africa

9.1 A crisis of confidence in Egypt

9.2 A populist plan to pay off private debts is another sign of Kuwait’s ills

9.3 A white, gay, Zulu-speaking mayor is shaking up South African politics

9.4 Togo promises development, not democracy

9.5 Why bicycles are crucial to Congo’s cross-border trade

10. The Americas

10.1 As Lula takes over, Brazil’s economic prospects are looking up

10.2 A trial in New York exposes US-Mexican counter-narcotics tensions

10.3 A new generation of Argentine musicians is topping the charts

11. Asia

11.1 Relaunching Rahul Gandhi, again

11.2 The Philippines’ new president rewires the war on drugs

11.3 Jacinda Ardern’s successor is unveiled

11.4 Indonesia embraces resource nationalism

11.5 The Rohingyas long for their homes in Myanmar, but cannot go back

11.6 An anti-graft drive brings down Vietnam’s president

12. China

12.1 China is trying to win over Westerners and private firms

12.2 Does China’s softer tone extend to Taiwan?

12.3 Chinese singles face the heat over the holiday

12.4 What a new drama series reveals about China

13. International

13.1 Most children in poor countries are being failed by their schools

14. Business

14.1 Big business is in for a rough earnings season

14.2 Hindenburg’s critique of the Adani empire

14.3 The curse of the corporate headshot

14.4 Can Amazon deliver again?

14.5 Elliott and fellow activist investors take on big tech

14.6 How will Satya Nadella handle Microsoft’s ChatGPT moment?

15. Finance & economics

15.1 How the world economy could avoid recession

15.2 Argentina and Brazil propose a bizarre common currency

15.3 When professional stockpickers beat the algorithms

15.4 What inflation means for the Big Mac index

15.5 Christians fight about how to serve God and mammon

15.6 Can China fix its property crisis?

15.7 Have economists misunderstood inflation?

16. Science & technology

16.1 Neurons are not the only brain cells that think

16.2 Hormone tests for women’s fertility seem not to work

16.3 A better way of keeping mosquitoes at bay is under development

16.4 Wi-Fi signals could prove useful for spies

16.5 How to measure how stress affects athletes’ performance

17. Culture

17.1 How much innovation is necessary to see off fossil fuels?

17.2 Kapka Kassabova traverses a landscape that time forgot

17.3 Love, loss, history and exile in Aleksandar Hemon’s new novel

17.4 How to eat to 100

17.5 England’s 17th century was a ferment of ideas and revolution

17.6 A Broadway musical updates “Some Like It Hot”

18. Economic & financial indicators

18.1 Economic data, commodities and markets

19. Graphic detail

19.1 Where have all America’s workers gone?

20. The Economist explains

20.1 What makes Germany’s Leopard 2 tank the best fit for Ukraine?

21. Obituary

21.1 Ronald Blythe recorded the passing, and continuance, of rural life