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A perfect storm for container shipping
Will prolonged disruptions shift the pattern of trade?
→ Gamechangers podcast: Thinking inside the box—the story of the shipping container
Bring out the vim-o-meter
Is America Inc getting less dynamic, less global and more monopolistic?
We test three prevailing hypotheses about American business
Russia holds the largest military exercise in Europe for 40 years
The Zapad-21 drills point to deepening ties between Russia and Belarus
The recall election in California
A populist tool is being used for partisan ends
Roots and all
Zionism, southern Africa’s most popular religious movement, is evolving
No, not that Zionism
A new book looks behind Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign
And shows that princelings are still exempt
Covid-19 cases in American children are at an all-time high
Does in-person schooling accelerate the spread of the virus?
A poignant abortion drama prevails at the Venice Film Festival
“L’Événement”, adapted from Annie Ernaux’s memoir, is set in the 1960s but feels grimly contemporary
“This rule will definitely face legal challenges”—Joe Biden’s polarising vaccine mandates
Also on the daily podcast: covid-19 hastens a new economics of cities and a burial site upends ancient gender notions
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