The Economist - 11 мая 2019
Год выпуска: май 2019
Автор: The Economist Newspaper and The Economist Group
Издательство: «The Economist Newspaper Ltd»
Формат: PDF (журнал на английском языке)
Количество страниц: 76
Collision course: America, Iran and the threat of war
As tensions rise between America and Iran, both sides need to step back: leader, page 11. The risk of conflict is growing, page 37. Iran's president does not want to walk away from the nuclear deal, page 38.
The psychology of US-China trade
The two countries have become strategic rivals. Their trading relationship will be fraught for years to come: leader, page 12. China's measured strategy could soon be put to the test, page58. How much harm have tariffs done? Page 59.
Democracy at risk in Latin America
Four decades after dictatorships began to give way to democracy, populism and polarisation pose unprecedented threats: briefing, page 18. The danger goes well beyond Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela: leader, page 12.
Caster Semenya: a consequential ruling
It is a very specific decision for a very special runner. But it has implications far beyond athletics, page 49.
How creepy is your smart speaker?
Worries about privacy are overstated, but not entirely without merit: leader, page 14. Household electronics are undergoing a sensory makeover, page 65.