Jul 9th 2022

Clownfall: Britain after Boris

Leaders

British politics

Clownfall

A doomed prime minister and a stricken country

Social media and security

Who’s afraid of TikTok?

The world’s most exciting app is also its most mistrusted

America after Roe

The new exceptionalism

America has a set of laws on important subjects that do not reflect the views of Americans

Education

Crisis in the classroom

Governments are ignoring the pandemic’s disastrous effect on education

Leveraged buy-out

Private pain

The buy-out business may struggle in a changed economic climate

Chile

Magna mistake

Chile’s draft constitution is a fiscally irresponsible left-wing wish list. Voters should reject it

Letters

Letters to the editor

On justice services, abortion, Africa, car dealers, Turkey, BTS, technology at work

By Invitation

Briefing

Social media, competition and security

Quavering

TikTok’s rivals are nervous. Governments are suspicious. A billion users and rising are glued to their screens

Essay

Europe

Ukraine’s counter-offensive

Kherson bound

Ukraine’s disappeared

Fate unknown

Poland’s arms port

Welcome to boom town

German-Polish relations

From bad to worse

France’s new government

Minority report

Russian repression

Slings and arrows

Charlemagne

No-fly zone

Britain

Economic policy

Spend rift

Politics and sex

Men behaving badly

Employment

Backlog Britain

Adult education

New tricks

Chinese espionage

Two mouths, one message

United States

American conservatives

Trumpism’s new Washington army

Fetal personhood

Votes for zygotes?

Command and control

Allow and unleash

Rebranding the Asian carp

Copicat

Latino voters

No, no se puede

Middle East & Africa

Football in Sierra Leone

He shoots, he scores…

Israel’s new prime minister

Yair apparent

Railways in the Middle East

A burgeoning new bazaar

The Americas

Asia

East Asian relations

Cold comfort

Indian politics

Shinde shindig

Women in South Asia

Bridges to liberty

China

Global infrastructure investment

Building blocs

Online security

Hacked

Youth culture

Having a larp

International

Business

Private equity

PE lessons

Business in Poland

Strong headwinds

Venture capitalism in Europe

A species reborn

Schumpeter

Self-Reliance

Finance & economics

Sino-American rivalry

Tougher than tariffs

Commodity prices

Helter skelter

Hidden risks in China

Case closed

Corporate debt in America

Bills, bills, bills

Free exchange

Levelling down

Science & technology

Culture

Art and aristocracy

Hearts of stone

Gaming the haj

To be a pilgrim

World in a dish

The braids of a loaf

Britain and Hong Kong

Perfidious Albion

Peter Higgs and his boson

Hide and seek

Economic & financial indicators

Graphic detail

Covid-19 vaccines

It could have been worse

The Economist explains

Obituary