The Economist - 22 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: 88
Texafornia: A glimpse into America's future
America's future will be written in two mega-states: leader, page 7. California and Texas have radically different approaches. Which works better? See our special report after page 38.
Which Boris will Britain get?
Britain's probable next prime minister cannot resist playing to the crowd. In today's ugly politics that is ominous: leader, page 8. A worrying number of MPs are backing him mainly because someone else is, page44. European views of him range from mistrustful to contemptuous, page 45. The best case against him was made by Plato: Bagehot, page 46.
Facebook's weird new currency
Mark Zuckerberg wants to create a global coin. What could possibly go wrong? Leader, page 9. The social network's grand designs could be surprisingly consequential— including for itself, page 49. What Libra means for banking, page 51.
The dire Strait of Hormuz
Backed into a corner, Iran is lashing out, page 35.
Reigning cats and dogs
It is not clear that the global boom in pet-keeping is doing humans much good, page 47. Who owns whom? Leader, page 10.