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Replying to @stevenmazie: In two hours SCOTUS hears a case with significant implications for voting rights in 2022 and beyond. My wee @TheEconomist

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Love our podcasts? Want to help us tell the world about them? @EconomistRadio is hiring for a one-year paid social-media fellowship on its audio team

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“The United States is not Russia's geopolitical enemy,” Fiona Hill tells @AnneMcElvoy. So why does Russia continue to see America as a threat? Listen to “The Economist Asks”

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In two hours SCOTUS hears a case with significant implications for voting rights in 2022 and beyond. My wee @TheEconomist preview

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Joe Biden regrets no longer being able to benefit from the wisdom of George Shultz, who died this month. On “Checks and Balance” our obituaries editor profiles the man who negotiated the first arms-control treaty

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As news from Ethiopia’s Tigray region emerges, claims of war crimes are mounting. On “The Intelligence” @TomGardner18 unpicks an increasingly complex civil war

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The European Union may introduce a type of vaccine passport, Ursula von der Leyen has said. Our film looks at the many ways covid-19 will change the way we travel

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Replying to @EconCulture: The ceremony’s organisers, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, had almost been buried in an avalanche of bad publicit…

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Replying to @ImKevinYoung: We're hiring a leader for our brilliant social team! They'll ensure @TheEconomist builds a new generation of subscribers…

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We're hiring a leader for our brilliant social team! They'll ensure @TheEconomist builds a new generation of subscribers from its 60m followers by creating strategies for audience segmentation, onward journeys and paywalls. New closing date is March 14th

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China’s social media teems with snarky views of the country’s biggest firms and tycoons. @S_Rabinovitch tells “The Intelligence” that young people are going a bit…Maoist

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Today on “The Intelligence”: war-crimes reports mount in Ethiopia, anti-capitalist tirades go viral in China and France’s skiing industry faces an uphill struggle

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America’s energy infrastructure is ageing—some 70% of large power transformers and transmission lines are at least 25 years old and 60% of circuit breakers are 30 years or older

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Even if the definition of ecocide is adopted by the International Criminal Court, it will not prevent it occurring. But it could help set norms for acceptable behaviour

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Although nobody in Congo keeps reliable death statistics, hospitals report a spike in mortality over the past few months

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Why the British prime minister’s job is an impossible one

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The case against Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president, is known as the “eavesdropping” affair

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Time to end duty-free

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Smuggled into the covid-relief bill is an overdue fix for Obamacare

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The life and lies of an unrepentant double-agent

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The ceremony’s organisers, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, had almost been buried in an avalanche of bad publicity just beforehand

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A new phase in global tech competition is under way. Big tech's big dust-up could bring big changes to the digital economy. Our cover this week

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