2023-07-13-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 How MAGA Republicans plan to make Donald Trump’s second term count

2.2 NATO’s promises to Ukraine mark real progress

2.3 American trustbusters are losing their focus

2.4 Subsidies and protection for manufacturing will harm the world economy

2.5 Worry not about when the Anthropocene began, but how it might end

3. Letters

3.1 Letters to the editor

4. By Invitation

4.1 John Schoonbee on why new drugs, while helpful, are no panacea for obesity

5. Briefing

5.1 The meticulous, ruthless preparations for a second Trump term

6. Europe

6.1 NATO did not give Volodymyr Zelensky everything he wanted

6.2 Sappers risk their lives to win Ukraine back, inch by inch

6.3 Support for the hard-right AfD is surging in Germany

6.4 Why Spain’s reasonably successful prime minister might lose his job

6.5 Farewell, Mark Rutte, the Tiggerish Dutch prime minister

7. Britain

7.1 The Conservative Party faces a mutiny in Metroland

7.2 Many Britons have changed their minds on gay marriage

7.3 British pension funds agree to invest more in private markets

7.4 Britain’s doctors are on strike, again

7.5 Why the Orkney Islands are considering joining Norway

7.6 The strange success of the Tories’ schools policy

8. United States

8.1 The American left and right loathe each other and agree on a lot

8.2 Tony Evers’s veto shows the growing power of Midwestern Democrats

8.3 A pilgrimage to the mecca of mediumship

8.4 Judge and staff shortages are leaving Americans in limbo

8.5 An abortion battle causes mayhem in America’s military ranks

8.6 America’s state lawmakers are passing ineffective anti-porn laws

8.7 Joe Biden should run against the Ivy League

9. Middle East & Africa

9.1 Why Cape Town beats Johannesburg

9.2 War crimes in Tigray may be covered up or forgotten

9.3 Syria’s president wants non-Muslim religions to help end his pariah status

9.4 Politicians in Libya make another ill-fated push for elections

9.5 Does Islam smile on cryptocurrency?

10. The Americas

10.1 Latin America is set to become a major oil producer this decade

11. Asia

11.1 In Asia data flows are part of a new great game

11.2 Why has Vietnam banned the “Barbie” film?

11.3 Cambodia’s autocrat is fixing his succession

11.4 The Taliban embrace cultural heritage

11.5 Asia is rowing about Fukushima nuclear wastewater

12. China

12.1 China is obsessed with food security. Climate change will challenge it

12.2 The Chinese are working more hours than ever

12.3 Another comeback for China’s street merchants

12.4 Rule by law, with Chinese characteristics

13. International

13.1 What would Europe do if Trump won?

14. Business

14.1 Is big business really getting too big?

14.2 Britain hands Microsoft’s Activision deal an extra life

14.3 The fight over working from home goes global

14.4 Big pharma is warming to the potential of AI

14.5 Executive coaching is useful therapy that you can expense

14.6 The last, unfulfilled dream of Jamie Dimon, king of Wall Street

15. Finance & economics

15.1 The world is in the grip of a manufacturing delusion

15.2 China controls the supply of crucial war minerals

15.3 Is America’s inflationary fever breaking?

15.4 China’s war on financial reality

15.5 The mystery of gold prices

15.6 Why people struggle to understand climate risk

16. Science & technology

16.1 What are the chances of an AI apocalypse?

16.2 An enormous—and unexpected—lump of granite has been found on the Moon

16.3 A Canadian lake could mark the start of humanity’s geological epoch

16.4 Sabre-tooth tigers and dire wolves were in trouble before they vanished

17. Culture

17.1 Try these books on your summer holiday

17.2 When it comes to ice cream, the instinct to innovate is misguided

17.3 Khaled Khalifa’s new novel tells the story of two families in Aleppo

17.4 “Narcas” offers a rare glimpse of the women in drug gangs

17.5 Bruce Springsteen turns back the clock—and stops it

18. The Economist reads

18.1 What to read to become more creative

19. Economic & financial indicators

19.1 Economic data, commodities and markets

20. Graphic detail

20.1 A new study finds that 47,000 Russian combatants have died in Ukraine

21. The Economist explains

21.1 How AI image-generators work

21.2 Why a cancer scare around aspartame is mostly unfounded

22. Obituary

22.1 Victoria Amelina explored a land of atrocities and secrets