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Some Tory MPs are mobilising to warn Rishi Sunak against touching taxes on profits, capital gains or pensions
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2020: the year the future was cancelled From
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If Joe Biden successfully tackles covid-19, his popularity will soar—but the degree to which Donald Trump will retreat from public life in the year ahead is unclear
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After four years of growing tension, more time will be needed to build trust between America and Iran
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It seems possible that Ethiopia will commit grave war crimes. If it does, the United Nations and African Union should impose an arms embargo
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The pandemic, says Enel's boss, has given the world a glimpse of a renewable-energy future by quenching fears that clean-energy systems will crash
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On “The World Ahead” podcast: -When will there be a global roll-out of a coronavirus vaccine? -What regulatory and logistical obstacles must be overcome? -How will political and economic factors govern vaccine distribution?
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How to bring festive cheer to your employees—during a pandemic
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Arecibo's pixels now constitute the farthest-flung memorial to a human achievement anywhere in the universe. And they always will
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After almost 20 years of war with America, the Taliban control ever more territory in Afghanistan. Why has America failed to defeat them?
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Recently, two separate incidents of police brutality have shaken France
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The leaders of the Sweden Democrats, who swap notes with America's Republicans, have a plan to gain a share of national power in the long term. It might just work
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The partisan battles in America are part of a global democratic recession. To reverse the trend, you first have to understand what has gone wrong
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What will 2021 hold for America? Sign up to Checks and Balance, our weekly newsletter on US politics, for rigorous analysis of the country's new chapter
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Perhaps the biggest challenge of vaccinating the masses will be the IT system
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Jan Morris divided her life into three parts: as James Morris, as an androgynous being, and as herself
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Covid-19 has hammered many hawala traders, by drying up cross-border trade and closing the small shops and businesses that do transfers
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“Clearly, we’ve been going backwards.” Lessons in carpentry, with Francis Fukuyama From
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Sweden has only two police officers per 1,000 inhabitants, compared with three in Germany
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“While we might say we want a president who is flawless…that doesn’t make for very good drama.” Our “Checks and Balance” podcast assesses what makes an ideal president with Michael Oates Palmer, a writer on “The West Wing”
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