The Intelligence from The Economist

By The Economist

Get a daily burst of global illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents as they dig past the headlines to get to the stories beneath—and to stories that aren’t making headlines, but should be.

  1. 1.
    Port, and a storm: sectarian violence in Lebanon
    23:23
  2. 2.
    For watt it’s worth: energy markets’ squeeze
    22:53
  3. 3.
    Keep your friends close: Pakistan’s shifting role
    21:01
  4. 4.
    Exit Poles? A bold challenge to the EU
    20:01
  5. 5.
    Zero-to-some game: Asia-Pacific covid-19 plans crack
    21:16
  6. 6.
    Strait of tension: Chinese jets test Taiwan
    22:12
  7. 7.
    How to lose friends and alienate people: Ethiopia’s civil war
    20:00
  8. 8.
    Ticker shock: London’s wheezing stockmarket
    23:34
  1. 9.
    When it goes dark: Facebook’s terrible week
    21:05
  2. 10.
    Docket launch: a new term for America’s Supreme Court
    21:55
  3. 11.
    The courage of two convictions: Nicolas Sarkozy
    21:09
  4. 12.
    Nobody’s fuel: Britain’s shortages
    23:40
  5. 13.
    Suga-free Diet: Japan’s next leader
    20:48
  6. 14.
    A run for its money: funding crunches in Congress
    22:56
  7. 15.
    Colour schemes: Germany’s coming coalition
    21:16
  8. 16.
    Clubs seal: China’s view as alliances multiply
    26:32
  9. 17.
    Same assembly, rewired: the United Nations meets
    25:27
  10. 18.
    The homes stretch: Evergrande
    22:17
  11. 19.
    Running to stand still: Canada’s election
    22:44
  12. 20.
    Potemkin polls: Russia’s elections
    23:17
  13. 21.
    Sub plot: the AUKUS alliance
    24:58
  14. 22.
    Shake, rattle the roles: Britain’s cabinet reshuffle
    22:35
  15. 23.
    Hunger gains: Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis
    20:28
  16. 24.
    Percent of the governed: California’s recall vote
    23:14
  17. 25.
    Getting their vax up: America’s vaccine mandates
    22:25
  18. 26.
    From the ground up: New York after 9/11
    24:06
  19. 27.
    Putsch back: Africa’s latest coup in Guinea
    23:56
  20. 28.
    The call before the storm? Brazil’s protests
    23:38
  21. 29.
    Bitcoin of the realm: El Salvador’s experiment
    23:20
  22. 30.
    Heartbeat of the matter: Texas’s draconian abortion law
    24:32
  23. 31.
    Taking the fifth: Venezuela’s talks
    24:51
  24. 32.
    Reeling and dealing: how to engage the Taliban
    21:29
  25. 33.
    Out for blood: the Theranos trial
    21:18
  26. 34.
    CDU later? Germany’s topsy-turvy election
    20:06
  27. 35.
    Banks note: the Jackson Hole meeting
    21:14
  28. 36.
    The terror of their ways: Kabul and global jihadism
    21:53
  29. 37.
    To all, appearances: Israel’s PM in Washington
    19:20
  30. 38.
    Delta‘s force: Australia’s covid plans crumble
    21:53
  31. 39.
    How you like them: Apple’s decade under Tim Cook
    21:17
  32. 40.
    Annexed question, please: Ukraine’s summit on Crimea
    20:04
  33. 41.
    Value-free investing: China and Afghanistan
    21:46
  34. 42.
    Fits and starts: SARS-CoV-2’s origin
    22:37
  35. 43.
    Stymie a river: the American West dries up
    20:22
  36. 44.
    It rains, it pours: Haiti’s tragedy compounds
    20:03
  37. 45.
    Nothing to break the fall: Afghanistan
    21:42
  38. 46.
    Thicket and boarding pass: travel’s tangle of rules
    23:20
  39. 47.
    Bridges and divides: America’s infrastructure push
    22:21
  40. 48.
    Blazed and confused: Turkey’s raging fires
    20:56
  41. 49.
    Shots or fired: America’s vaccine mandates
    18:50
  42. 50.
    Hot prospects: a sobering IPCC report
    21:46

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