The Economist - 08 июня 2019
Год выпуска: июнь 2019
Автор: The Economist Newspaper and The Economist Group
Издательство: «The Economist Newspaper Ltd»
Формат: PDF (журнал на английском языке)
Количество страниц: 80
Weapons of mass disruption
America is aggressively deploying a new economic arsenal to assert its power. That is counterproductive — and dangerous: leader, page 13. Donald Trump finds a new way to weaponise tariffs, page 65. The Mexican government scrambles to placate him, page 32. Pinch points in tech supply chains, page 58.
The second half of the internet
The poorer half of humanity is joining the world wide web. They will change it, and it will change them: leader, page 14. How the pursuit of leisure drives internet use in the poor world: briefing, page 23.
Sudan: people power meets bullets
Pro-democracy protesters are being slaughtered in Khartoum, page 43.
Baseball and American exceptionalism
The national pastime reflects America's easily mocked — but often successful — desire to be different: Lexington, page 31.
Why magic mushrooms should be legal
Moves to decriminalise and license them for medical use are welcome, page 18. Research into the therapeutic potential of psilocybin is back in vogue, page 55.