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TitleThe Economist January 21st, 2012 issue 8768
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LanguageEnglish
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Total Pages309
Table of Contents
                            The world this week
	Politics this week
	Business this week
	KAL's cartoon
Leaders
	Emerging-market multinationals: The rise of state capitalism
	The euro crisis returns: Salve Italia
	Taxing the rich in America: The politics of plutocracy
	Nuclear Iran: Not quite too late
	Corporate anonymity: Light and wrong
Letters
	Letters: On the City, productivity, sin taxes, Bolivia, nuclear power, Kolkata, euphemisms
Briefing
	Booming Mongolia: Mine, all mine
	Energy in India: The future is black
United States
	Income inequality: Who exactly are the 1%?
	Optimal tax rates: Soak or swim
	Online piracy: Stopping SOPA
	Mexico’s drug war: Not so fast
	Red-light cameras: You’re on film
	Bankrupt schools: Studying on a shoestring
	Executive clemency: The pardoner’s tale
	Lexington: The Palmetto primary
The Americas
	Mexico’s do-nothing legislature: The siesta congress
	Guatemala’s new president: Quick march
	Canada’s oil industry: What goes around
Asia
	Taiwan’s elections: It’s all right, Ma
	Satire in South Korea: Lampooning the pols
	Urbanising China: A nation of city slickers
	Parental abduction in Japan: Child-snatchers
	Change in Myanmar: Follow my lead
	Banyan: A game of chicken
	Banyan: Award: James Astill
Middle East and Africa
	Sanctions and Iran: Beleaguered but still unbowed
	Iran’s isolation: A sad old city
	Shia Islam: A growing sense of bloody isolation
	Israel and Palestine: Toddling to talks about talks
	Israel and Azerbaijan: Odd but useful allies
	Education in South Africa: Still dysfunctional
	Protests in Nigeria: Let them have fuel
Europe
	Italy’s prime minister: A good professor in Rome
	The cruise-ship tragedy: Wrecked
	Russian protests: Putin’s people
	French politics: Down a notch
	Riots in Romania: Anger management
	Justice in Turkey: Not for some
	Justice in Spain: Investigating the investigator
	Charlemagne: And then there was one
Britain
	Town-centre retailing: Nation of shop critics
	John Lewis as a model: The feeling is mutual
	Extradition: The ties that bind
	Schools in Wales: Down in the valleys
	Labour’s fiscal rethink: Plan B
	The Leveson inquiry: The Street of Shame responds
	Exports and the economy: Made in Britain
	David Hockney: The beauty of the boring
	Bagehot: Alex Salmond, Little Englander
International
	Corporate anonymity: Ultimate privilege
	Demography and climate change: How to cut carbon emissions
	Dissent about prohibition: In narco veritas
Special report: State capitalism
	The visible hand
	Something old, something new
	State capitalism’s global reach: New masters of the universe
	A choice of models: Theme and variations
	Pros and cons: Mixed bag
	Going abroad: The world in their hands
	The long view: And the winner is…
Business
	Israeli technology companies: What next for the start-up nation?
	Demography and business in Israel: The promised land needs people
	Business in America: Glass half empty
	Research and development: Brain gain
	Television-making: Cracking up
	Aircraft leasing: Buy or rent?
	Opening a business in Brazil: Why make it simple?
	Tequila: Storm in a shot glass
	Schumpeter: The shackled boss
Finance and economics
	American banks: Losing altitude
	Buttonwood: Not so smart
	Greece’s debt-holders: Volunteers wanted
	Austrian banks: Vienna 2.0
	China’s economy: Two twists in the dragon’s tail
	Trade statistics: iPadded
	Free exchange: The hangover
Science and technology
	Exercise and longevity: Worth all the sweat
	Polio: A Rotary engine
	Forensic science: Ignorance is bliss
	Solar energy: Flower power
	Solar energy: The Richard Casement internship
Books and arts
	The American presidency: Party of two
	Philip Larkin: Library book
	French parents: Non, non and non
	Short stories: Of moose and men
	New film: The world at war
	New theatre: “Travelling Light”: The screen at the end of the world
	New theatre: “Travelling Light”: Clarification: Julian Assange
Obituary
	Rauf Denktash
Economic and financial indicators
	Output, prices and jobs
	Trade, exchange rates, budget balances and interest rates
	The Economist commodity-price index
	The Economist commodity-price index
	Markets
                        
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The world this week
Leaders
Letters
Briefing
United States
The Americas
Asia
Middle East and Africa
Europe
Britain
International
Special report: State capitalism
Business
Finance and economics
Science and technology
Books and arts
Obituary
Economic and financial indicators

Page 308

Going abroad: The world in their hands
The long view: And the winner is…

Business
Israeli technology companies: What next for the start-up nation?
Demography and business in Israel: The promised land needs people
Business in America: Glass half empty
Research and development: Brain gain
Television-making: Cracking up
Aircraft leasing: Buy or rent?
Opening a business in Brazil: Why make it simple?
Tequila: Storm in a shot glass
Schumpeter: The shackled boss

Finance and economics
American banks: Losing altitude
Buttonwood: Not so smart
Greece’s debt-holders: Volunteers wanted
Austrian banks: Vienna 2.0
China’s economy: Two twists in the dragon’s tail
Trade statistics: iPadded
Free exchange: The hangover

Science and technology
Exercise and longevity: Worth all the sweat
Polio: A Rotary engine
Forensic science: Ignorance is bliss
Solar energy: Flower power
Solar energy: The Richard Casement internship

Books and arts
The American presidency: Party of two
Philip Larkin: Library book
French parents: Non, non and non
Short stories: Of moose and men
New film: The world at war
New theatre: “Travelling Light”: The screen at the end of the world
New theatre: “Travelling Light”: Clarification: Julian Assange

Obituary
Rauf Denktash

Economic and financial indicators
Output, prices and jobs
Trade, exchange rates, budget balances and interest rates

Page 309

The Economist commodity-price index
The Economist commodity-price index
Markets

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