2023-04-27-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 Is Keir Starmer ready for office?

2.2 As Israel turns 75, its biggest threats now come from within

2.3 The West should supply Ukraine with F-16s

2.4 The power and the limits of the American dollar

2.5 Private markets remain attractive, even in a higher-rate world

3. Letters

3.1 Letters to the editor

4. By Invitation

4.1 Avi Shlaim calls for critical reflection

4.2 There is much to celebrate—and worry about—says Yair Lapid

5. Briefing

5.1 Russia’s economy can withstand a long war, but not a more intense one

6. Europe

6.1 Ukraine’s top guns need new jets to win the war

6.2 Ukrainians have grown used to living with curfews

6.3 Spanish renewable-energy development is waking from its siesta

6.4 A post-Erdogan Turkey would only partly change its foreign policy

6.5 Romania’s hot economy is attracting foreign workers

6.6 A spat over farming bodes ill for Ukraine’s future European prospects

7. Britain

7.1 Sir Keir Starmer on “Starmerism”

7.2 Labour’s green industrial policy will not cure Britain’s economic ills

7.3 To understand Labour’s shadow cabinet, read its books

7.4 How Campbeltown has responded to the boom in Scottish whisky

7.5 The scandal at the Confederation of British Industry may be terminal

7.6 How one of Britain’s oldest youth clubs is trying to stay relevant

7.7 Would Labour turn to the left in office?

8. United States

8.1 Joe Biden fires the starting gun on the presidential race

8.2 Fox News shows that not even Tucker Carlson is bigger than the network

8.3 A New York jury will be asked if Donald Trump is a rapist

8.4 Why Republicans are giving huge pay rises to teachers

8.5 Why Israel is becoming a partisan cause in the United States

9. Middle East & Africa

9.1 Israel’s angsty 75th anniversary

9.2 How Zionism has evolved from a project to an ideology

9.3 Rampant jihadists are spreading chaos and misery in the Sahel

9.4 The battle for Khartoum is just the beginning of Sudan’s nightmare

10. The Americas

10.1 Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela’s autocrat, is winning

11. Asia

11.1 South Korea has America in its face and China breathing down its neck

11.2 Amritpal Singh, self-declared leader of Sikh separatism, is arrested in India

11.3 Cambodia is about to host arguably the world’s biggest sporting event

11.4 Fearing China, Australia rethinks its defence strategy

11.5 On China, Japan’s PM wants diplomacy, not war

12. China

12.1 China’s latest attempt to rally the world against Western values

12.2 The novel ways old people try to find love in China

12.3 At last, Xi Jinping calls Volodymyr Zelensky

12.4 China’s rulers play the law-and-order card, and lose

13. International

13.1 How the war split the mafia

14. Business

14.1 How to make it big in Xi Jinping’s China

14.2 Britain shoots down Microsoft’s $69bn Activision deal

14.4 The battle to control Mexican telecoms

14.5 If enough people think you’re a bad boss, then you are

14.6 Is mining set for a new wave of mega-mergers?

15. Finance & economics

15.1 Welcome to a new, humbler private-equity industry

15.2 First Republic Bank is on the edge of a precipice

15.3 Why commodity-trading scandals are multiplying

15.4 Patriotic Ukrainians are rushing to pay their taxes

15.5 If China’s growth is so strong, why is inflation so weak?

15.6 Indian firms are flocking to the United Arab Emirates

15.7 Investors have reason to fear a strong economy

15.8 Economists and investors should pay less attention to consumers

16. Science & technology

16.1 Too many people take too many pills

16.2 After half a century, there is a commercial market for Moon missions

16.3 How to make low-carbon concrete from old cement

17. Culture

17.1 Ukrainian film-makers are capturing the realities of war

17.2 Psychedelic music by an Australian nun is an uncanny pleasure

17.3 Readers in the West are embracing Japan’s bold women authors

17.4 “Revolutionary Spring” brings to life the drama and daring of 1848

17.5 Asset managers control a growing share of society’s essentials

17.6 ChatGPT raises questions about how humans acquire language

18. Economic & financial indicators

18.1 Economic data, commodities and markets

19. Graphic detail

19.1 Hollywood is losing the battle for China

20. The Economist explains

20.1 How a 19th-century law could upend abortion access in America

20.2 Why India’s population is about to overtake China’s

21. Obituary

21.1 Barry Humphries, creator and manager of Dame Edna Everage, died on April 22nd, aged 89