2023-03-16-Economist Graphs

1. The world this week

1.1 Politics

1.2 Business

1.3 KAL’s cartoon

1.4 This week’s covers

2. Leaders

2.1 What’s wrong with the banks

2.2 Will Bibi break Israel?

2.3 Ron DeSantis emboldens Vladimir Putin

2.4 The AUKUS pact is a model for Western allies

2.5 Why America is going to look more like Texas

2.6 Jeremy Hunt’s budget is better at diagnosis than treatment

3. Letters

3.1 Letters to the editor

4. By Invitation

4.1 Alexei Navalny’s chief of staff says personal sanctions need rethinking

4.2 Tony Yates considers policy after Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse

5. Briefing

5.1 Texas’s latest boom is its biggest yet

6. Europe

6.1 Germany is at last tackling its long-standing economic weaknesses

6.2 The alarming comeback of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party

6.3 Ethnic Hungarians have been having a tricky time in Ukraine

6.4 How Ukraine tamed Russian missile barrages and kept the lights on

6.5 Europe has led the global charge against big tech. But does it need a new approach?

7. Britain

7.1 Will Jeremy Hunt’s “budget for growth” achieve its goal?

7.2 The chancellor hopes more child care will get more parents working

7.3 In the name of the planet, Wales curtails roadbuilding

7.4 Britain takes a fresh look at its foreign policy

7.5 Britons warm up to saunas

7.6 State-school admissions are rising at Oxford and Cambridge

7.7 It is far too easy to run lawbreaking businesses in Britain

8. United States

8.1 In America climate hawks and Big Oil alike cheer geothermal energy

8.2 Theft from America’s anti-poverty programmes seems troublingly easy

8.3 Chicago’s public schools are emptying. Politics makes it hard to fix

8.4 The price of eggs in America cannot be explained by inflation alone

8.5 Why are so many whales washing up dead on east-coast beaches?

8.6 Why did America’s leaders stop caring about schools?

9. Middle East & Africa

9.1 Binyamin Netanyahu is exploiting Israel’s divisions

9.2 China brokers an Iran-Saudi rapprochement

9.3 How an east African country became an odd sort of global powerhouse

10. The Americas

10.1 El Salvador’s authoritarian president is becoming a regional role model

11. Asia

11.1 The Anglophone military alliance in Asia is seriously ambitious

11.2 India is getting an eye-wateringly big transport upgrade

11.3 Micronesia takes on China

12. China

12.1 China’s new head of government, Li Qiang, has Xi Jinping’s ear

12.2 How life has changed along China’s border with South-East Asia

12.3 Why Chairman Mao’s victims are denied justice

13. International

13.1 Russia’s friends are a motley—and shrinking—crew

14. Business

14.1 Are Western companies becoming less global?

14.2 Shareholders have high hopes for Bayer’s new boss

14.3 Saudi Aramco makes an eye-popping $160bn in profit

14.4 Can Gautam Adani ride out the storm?

14.5 From high-speed rail to the Olympics, why do big projects go wrong?

15. Finance & economics

15.1 How deep is the rot in America’s banking industry?

15.2 For markets Silicon Valley Bank’s demise signals a painful new phase

15.3 The search for Silicon Valley Bank-style portfolios

15.4 What the loss of Silicon Valley Bank means for Silicon Valley

15.5 Credit Suisse faces share-price turbulence, as fear sweeps the market

15.6 Is the global investment boom turning to bust?

15.7 The Fed smothers capitalism in an attempt to save it

16. Science & technology

16.1 Evidence is growing that playing contact sports can lead to long-term brain injuries

16.2 To ensure vaccines work properly, men should get a good night’s sleep

16.3 A big advance in mapping the structure of the brain

16.4 Pressurised natural caves could offer a home from home on the Moon

17. Culture

17.1 “Poverty, By America” is a fierce polemic on an enduring problem

17.2 The story of the poisoners known as the “Angel Makers of Nagyrev”

17.3 Are science and religion fated to be adversaries?

17.4 “Omit needless words!” But not all of them

18. Economic & financial indicators

18.1 Economic data, commodities and markets

19. Graphic detail

19.1 Upper legislative houses tend to be biased and malapportioned

20. The Economist explains

20.1 What to make of a clash between a Russian jet and an American drone

20.2 Why Russian women are flying to Argentina to give birth

21. Obituary

21.1 Oe Kenzaburo was made a writer by a family crisis