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The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them. [Read More]
NOT ENOUGH people want to teach the subject, and there are plenty of pupils, tax-payers and even head teachers who are highly sceptical about its... [Read More]
A 37-PAGE indictment against 13 Russians issued on February 16th by Robert Mueller, the special counsel, is packed with damning, astonishing evidence that Russian agents... [Read More]
THE English Premier League (EPL), football's wealthiest division, has long seemed like an ever-quickening fountain of riches. Between 2010 and 2017 the EPL's annual income... [Read More]
IT TOOK the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals 70 days to issue its ruling in International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) v Trump, a challenge to... [Read More]
HOW to solve a problem like South Sudan? Regional peacemakers gathering in Addis Ababa over the past fortnight have struggled again to find an answer. [Read More]
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The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them. [Read More]
"PRESS for progress" is the theme of this year's International Women's Day on March 8th. As our sixth glass-ceiling index shows, disparity between countries remains... [Read More]
MANY stock images of India's cities show cows lying by the roadside or ruminating in the middle of the street as cars and bikes swerve... [Read More]
A 19-YEAR-OLD man wearing a gas mask and toting an assault rifle rampaged through his former school in Florida on February 14th, killing 17 pupils. [Read More]
THE best thing that can be said about a new Republican-drawn congressional map for Pennsylvania is that none of the districts resembles a cartoon character. [Read More]
HOW likely is someone to move up the economic ladder? A new study by Alberto Alesina, Stefanie Stantcheva and Edoardo Teso of Harvard University compares... [Read More]
FOR a quiet country, New Zealand has a peculiar problem with gangs. It is reckoned to have one of the highest membership rates in the... [Read More]
WHEN the justices hear Minnesota Voters Alliance v Mansky on February 28th, they will face a case that pits the freedom of speech against the... [Read More]
DIESEL-powered cars appeal to European drivers for their fuel efficiency and power. Carmakers like them because they emit less carbon dioxide than similar petrol engines... [Read More]
Find Digital Transformation Strategy program details such as dates, duration, location and price with The Economist Executive Education Navigator. [Read More]
FANS of winter sports are used to paying close attention to forecasts. Few would fancy taking to the slopes in howling gusts of 50mph (80kph)... [Read More]
"FASTER, higher, stronger," goes the Olympic motto. So it is only appropriate that the next generation of wireless technology, "5G" for short, should get its... [Read More]
TOUGH public arguments, including some colourful name-calling, are going on between influential figures in the Catholic church. Not, this time, about the status of divorcees... [Read More]
IT WAS supposed to be a triumphant announcement, made only days before Mardi Gras, New Orleans's signature celebration. A long-awaited repaving of the busiest blocks... [Read More]
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