2023-02-02-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 Joe Biden’s effort to remake the economy is ambitious, risky—and selfish

2.2 Nagging questions over the Adani empire won’t go away

2.3 The Bank of Japan should stop defending its cap on bond yields

2.4 Why the West’s oil sanctions on Russia are proving to be underwhelming

2.5 Peru needs an early election and outside support, not interference

3. Letters

3.1 Letters to the editor

4. By Invitation

4.1 Ukraine should—and, properly supported, can—seize Crimea, argues Ben Hodges

4.2 Talks between Russia and Ukraine would save lives, argues Christopher Chivvis

5. Briefing

5.1 America’s government is spending lavishly to revive manufacturing

6. Britain

6.1 For Britain to grow faster it needs better managers

6.2 The BBC World Service shuts several foreign-language radio services

6.3 The BBC assesses its coverage of the dismal science

6.4 The murder of a king makes for a most jolly day out

6.5 Where should trans prisoners serve their sentences?

6.6 Britain’s newest islets are made of wet wipes

6.7 Meet Ms Heeves, the face of Britain’s new political consensus

7. Europe

7.1 Ukraine’s troops in the east are quietly confident

7.2 Georgia is drifting into the Kremlin’s orbit

7.3 A campaign to “de-Russify” Ukraine is under way

7.4 A burnt Koran holds back Sweden and Finland from joining NATO

7.5 Pragmatism paints a paler shade of Green

7.6 At last, populism in Europe is losing its mojo

8. United States

8.1 America needs a new environmentalism

8.2 Why holding bad police officers to account is so difficult

8.3 The sport of ice fishing is being transformed by technology

8.4 Why it was so easy for crooks to steal money meant for pandemic relief

8.5 Medication for opioid addiction is getting easier to access

8.6 Republicans are right that federal budgeting is a joke

9. Middle East & Africa

9.1 Nigeria’s presidential race goes down to the wire

9.2 Can Kenya bring peace to eastern Congo?

9.3 South Africa’s blackouts hurt the economy in unexpected ways

9.4 Lebanon’s judges battle over their probe of Beirut’s port blast

9.5 Israel’s government is facing anger from new and unexpected quarters

9.6 France dumps Morocco in favour of Algeria

10. The Americas

10.1 Political turmoil is tearing Peru apart

10.2 The United States says corruption in Paraguay starts at the top

11. Asia

11.1 America’s hoped-for Asian semiconductor pact looks tricky

11.2 South Korea still refuses to send arms to Ukraine

11.3 Shah Rukh Khan faces down India’s Hindu right

11.4 China’s put-upon maritime neighbours are pushing back

11.5 Myanmar’s civil war has moved to its heartlands

12. China

12.1 A new challenge to relations between America and China

12.2 Will we ever know how many people died of covid-19 in China?

12.3 A geopolitical setback for China in the Pacific

12.4 Why Vladimir Putin is not a pariah in China

13. Business

13.1 What next for Gautam Adani’s embattled empire?

13.2 Hindenburg Research, attacker of the Adani empire

13.3 The race of the AI labs heats up

13.4 The relationship between AI and humans

13.5 Things are looking up for Meta

13.6 An alliance between Renault and Nissan gets a reboot

13.7 China’s BYD is overtaking Tesla as the carmaker extraordinaire

14. Finance & economics

14.1 How Russia dodges oil sanctions on an industrial scale

14.2 Is there a fix for Japan’s markets mess?

14.3 The last gasp of the meme-stock era

14.4 China is paralysing global debt-forgiveness efforts

14.5 Rallying markets suffer from a doveish illusion

14.6 Super-tight policy is still struggling to control inflation

14.7 The AI boom: lessons from history

15. Science & technology

15.1 The touchy-feely world of the metaverse and future gadgets

15.2 People of different opinions process political data differently

15.3 Birds are just as fashion-conscious as people

15.4 Researchers find a way to make VR headsets more realistic

16. Culture

16.1 Martin Wolf’s new book analyses the West’s malaise

16.2 Explaining Chinese amnesia over the Cultural Revolution

16.3 Released 50 years ago, “Soylent Green” is an eerie prophecy

16.4 As Europeans went west, indigenous people travelled the other way

16.5 Look closely at Peter Doig’s paintings. Then look again

16.6 Some well-known etymologies are too good to be true

17. Economic & financial indicators

17.1 Economic data, commodities and markets

18. Graphic detail

18.1 Habitat loss and climate change increase the risk of new diseases

19. The Economist explains

19.1 Why does Ukraine want Western jets—and will it get them?

19.2 Who is Gautam Adani?

20. Obituary

20.1 Gina Lollobrigida’s ambition was her strength and her weakness