2023-03-02-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 New drugs could spell an end to the world’s obesity epidemic

2.2 The new Brexit deal is the best Britain can expect. Support it

2.3 Is Bangladesh’s admired growth model coming unstuck?

2.4 The tech slump is encouraging venture capital to rediscover old ways

2.5 Saving the rainforests would be a bargain

3. Letters

3.1 Letters to the editor

4. By Invitation

4.1 Brian Lande and Jeff Rojek believe that American police need better training

5. Briefing

5.1 A new class of drugs for weight loss could end obesity

6. Europe

6.1 The war in Ukraine has made eastern Europe stronger

6.2 Ukraine finds stepping up mobilisation is not so easy

6.3 Syrian earthquake survivors in Turkey have nowhere to go

6.4 Italy’s largest opposition party gets a young and radical new leader

6.5 After seven years of Brexit talks, Europe has emerged as the clear winner

7. Britain

7.1 Britain’s stockmarket has languished. Its gilt market may be next

7.2 Explaining what is in the Windsor framework

7.3 Britain’s tomatoes are a victim of the energy crisis

7.4 Nicola Sturgeon’s modest record of reform

7.5 Can Britain and France put their differences behind them?

7.6 God’s pronouns are causing conniptions in Britain

7.7 How Britain’s Conservative Party channels Milhouse from The Simpsons

8. United States

8.1 In search of Ron DeSantis’s foreign-policy doctrine

8.2 The Supreme Court looks askance at Biden’s student-debt relief

8.3 Scott Adams’s racist comments were spurred by a badly worded poll

8.4 Chicago’s mayoral run-off will test the Democrats’ left and right

8.5 The big American post-Roe battle over abortion pills

8.6 Why Connecticut is exonerating witches

8.7 Biden’s big bet on big government

9. Middle East & Africa

9.1 How America plans to break China’s grip on African minerals

9.2 Bola Tinubu, Nigeria’s political kingmaker, wins a flawed election

9.3 A new type of Palestinian militia is emerging

9.4 Tunisia’s autocratic ruler adopts the “Great Replacement” theory

9.5 Why Baghdad may have the worst traffic in the Middle East

10. The Americas

10.1 Brazil’s new president may soon face another threat: his predecessor

10.2 Mexico’s government has attacked the country’s electoral watchdog

11. Asia

11.1 Bangladesh’s economic miracle is in jeopardy

11.2 India’s G20 presidency will be a win for Narendra Modi

11.3 South-East Asia is crying out for regional leadership

11.4 Young South Koreans are embracing fractional investing

11.5 New Zealand is right to atone for its colonial crimes in the Pacific

12. China

12.1 China’s prime minister, Li Keqiang, is about to retire

12.2 Chinese arms could revive Russia’s failing war

12.3 How to prevent sycophancy in China’s civil service

12.4 Why aren’t China and America more afraid of a war?

13. International

13.1 The biggest obstacle to saving rainforests is lawlessness

14. Business

14.1 How the titans of tech investing are staying warm over the VC winter

14.2 Investors are going nuts for ChatGPT-ish artificial intelligence

14.3 Foreign investors are being snagged by India’s tax net

14.4 Artificial intelligence is reaching behind newspaper paywalls

14.5 The uses and abuses of hype

14.6 Lessons from Novo Nordisk on the stampede for obesity drugs

15. Finance & economics

15.1 America’s property market suggests recession is on the way

15.2 Russia’s sanctions-dodging is getting ever more sophisticated

15.3 The anti-ESG industry is taking investors for a ride

15.4 China’s cities are on the verge of a debt crisis

15.5 Is India’s boom helping the poor?

15.6 David Solomon lacks answers for Goldman Sachs’s angry investors

15.7 Ajay Banga may be just what the fractious World Bank requires

15.8 The case against Google hinges on an antitrust “mistake”

16. Science & technology

16.1 Firms search for greener supplies of graphite for EV batteries

16.2 The origin of grapevines is a tangled vine itself

16.3 Antarctic rocks can help sort stone tools from natural lookalikes

17. Culture

17.1 Nigel Biggar tries—and fails—to rehabilitate the British Empire

17.2 “I Have Some Questions for You” raises lots of them

17.3 Three stories of collusion during the second world war

17.4 The defiant artistry of 19th-century African-American potters

17.5 Marcel Marceau was a giant of an underappreciated art form

18. Economic & financial indicators

18.1 Economic data, commodities and markets

19. Graphic detail

19.1 Places with high religious participation have fewer deaths of despair

20. The Economist explains

20.1 How quickly can Russia rebuild its tank fleet?

20.2 Why statelessness is bad for countries and people

21. Obituary

21.1 Bernard Ingham and Betty Boothroyd ensured democracy worked as it should