The Economist

Sep 18

Tomorrow’s cover, today
By fostering a personality cult and by dominating the party and the government, Xi Jinping has become China’s most powerful leader for a long time—certainly since Deng, and maybe since Mao. Our cover leader argues that his rise has profound implications for the country

Tomorrow’s cover, today

By fostering a personality cult and by dominating the party and the government, Xi Jinping has become China’s most powerful leader for a long time—certainly since Deng, and maybe since Mao. Our cover leader argues that his rise has profound implications for the country

Sep 17

Fast-tracking treatments: The hunt for Ebola medicines is being accelerated

Fast-tracking treatments: The hunt for Ebola medicines is being accelerated

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Sep 16

Disuniting the kingdom: Who can claim what if Scotland secedes

Disuniting the kingdom: Who can claim what if Scotland secedes

Desperate measures
When it comes to people taking their own lives, Guyana leads the world. Find out why here.

Desperate measures

When it comes to people taking their own lives, Guyana leads the world. Find out why here.

Sep 15

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On social issues, Canadians remain deeply liberal.

On social issues, Canadians remain deeply liberal.

Sep 14

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The Middle East’s messy political mosaic

The Middle East’s messy political mosaic

Sep 13

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America is gathering allies for a long campaign against extremists in Iraq and Syria

America is gathering allies for a long campaign against extremists in Iraq and Syria

Sep 12

Who gets murdered in America
The murder rate in America among black men between the ages of 20-24 is over 100 per 100,000. If this group were a country, it would be more violent than Honduras, the world’s most violent nation. 

Who gets murdered in America

The murder rate in America among black men between the ages of 20-24 is over 100 per 100,000. If this group were a country, it would be more violent than Honduras, the world’s most violent nation. 

Kal’s cartoon: this week, Scotland’s referendum on independence

Kal’s cartoon: this week, Scotland’s referendum on independence

Sep 11

Tomorrow’s cover, today:
Is this the end of the UK? With some polls showing the pro-independence camp in the lead in the run-up to the Scottish referendum on September 18th, we marshal our strongest arguments and our best evidence to try to persuade the Scots not to do it, and we examine the grave consequences for the whole of Britain if they do

Tomorrow’s cover, today:

Is this the end of the UK? With some polls showing the pro-independence camp in the lead in the run-up to the Scottish referendum on September 18th, we marshal our strongest arguments and our best evidence to try to persuade the Scots not to do it, and we examine the grave consequences for the whole of Britain if they do