Economist articles

Jan. 26

    Jan. 21 issue (Trump as George Washington on cover)
  • Bahrain: An unhappy isle (ME and Africa)
  • Turkey's all-powerful president: Iron constitution (Europe)
  • Russian propaganda: Putin's prevaricating puppets (Europe)

Feb. 2

    Jan. 28 issue (In retreat on cover)

  • Venezuela: "Maduro's dance of disaster" (Americas)
  • Gambia: "No Jammeh tomorrow" (Middle East and Africa)

Feb. 9

    Feb. 4 issue (An insurgent in the White House on cover)

  • Police corruption in the Philippines: "The usual suspects" (Asia)
  • Local government: "Call the mayor!" (China)
  • Young people and democracy: "Not turning out" (International)

Feb. 16

    Feb. 11 Issue (Courting Russia)

  • "Courting Russia" (leaders)
  • Corruption in Romania: "People vs. pilferers" (Europe)
  • Iran and America: "Remaking Iran's revolution" (Middle East and Africa)

Feb. 23

    Feb. 18 issue (Sex and science)

  • "Elections in Jakarta: Fighting fake news" (Asia)
  • "Reforming Islam in Egypt: Sisi v the sheikhs" (Middle East and Africa)
  • "Russian politics: Barred from the ballot" (Europe)


March 23

    March 11 issue (Quantum leaps)

  • Bello: "Stealing Venezuela" (Americas)
  • "Free Speech in Singapore: Grumble and be damned" (Asia)

    March 18 issue (On the up)

  • "Post-war reconciliation in Sri Lanka: Still riven" (Asia)**

March 30

    March 25 issue (Amazon's empire)

  • Thai politics: Generals' disarray (Asia)
  • South Africa: The thin robed line (Middle East and Africa)
  • "Who rules the rulers?" (European Union Special Report)

April 6
    April 1 issue (The Trump presidency so far)
  • Bello: "Upgrading Brazil's political class" (Americas)**
  • "Myanmar: Governing in prose" (Asia)
  • "Protests in Russia: Sudden movement" (Europe)

April 13

    April 8 issue (Why computers will never be safe)

  • "South Africa: Dump Jacob Zuma" (Leaders section)**
  • "Venezuela: Undo that coup" (Americas)**
  • "Academic freedom in Hungary: Orban v. intellectuals" (Europe)
    March 2 Issue
  • "Crossed in translation: Linguistic slights spur ethnic division in Sri Lanka" (Asia)

April 20

    April 15 issue (Turkey's slide into dictatorship)

  • "Turkey's referendum: On the razor's edge" (Briefing)**
  • "Remembering the coup: Brave 'New Turkey'" (Briefing)
  • "Identity and privacy: Per Aadhaar as astra?" (leaders)
  • "Iran: Taking aim at the president" (Middle East and Africa)

April 27

    April 22 issue (Handle with extreme care)

  • "The French election: Time to decide" (leaders)