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China has designs on Europe. Here is how Europe should respond


The Economist - Oct 4, 2018
EUROPE has caught China's eye. Chinese investments there have soared, to nearly €36bn ($40bn) in 2016—almost double the previous years' total. Chinese FDI fell in 2017, but the share spent in Europe rose from a fifth to a quarter. For the most part ...
 

Brett Kavanaugh's testimony disqualifies him from the Supreme Court


The Economist - Oct 5, 2018
IT MAY never be possible to know what really happened in the suburban Maryland home where Christine Blasey Ford recalls being sexually assaulted by Brett Kavanaugh in the summer of 1982. Mr Kavanaugh vehemently denies the accusation. Given the ...
 

The Democratic Party tries to regain control of state legislatures


The Economist - Oct 4, 2018
To sense-check the forecasts, The Economist built a statistical model for state legislative control, then looked at the relation between the generic congressional polls and state elections. Despite its simplicity, the method explains 90% of the ...
 

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How to fuel the future | The Economist


America, under President Donald Trump, is securing its “energy independence” with oil and gas. But unlike fossil fuels, renewables will not increase global ...
 

Tony Blair on the future of liberalism | The Economist


Speaking in London at The Economist's Open Future festival on September 15th 2018, former British prime minister Tony Blair spoke to Helen Joyce about ...
 

University: does a degree pay? | The Economist


The pressure for school-leavers to get a university degree is rising across the world. But does further education lead to better pay and opportunities? Click here ...
 

Where is the world's most liveable city? | The Economist


Where is the world's most liveable city? The Economist Intelligence Unit has ranked 140 cities based on their liveability. Melbourne, Australia, has been ranked ...
 

Where does your phone come from? | The Economist


Apple is expected to announce its latest handset—the iPhone XS. Like all smartphones it will contain more than 70 chemical elements, which are mined from the ...