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Far behind, but gaining.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 8/27/2022, Vol. 444 Issue 9310, p22-23. 2p.

Abstract:The article focuses on Francisco Teixeira, a 47-year-old former construction worker in a favela in Sao Paulo has fond memories of the presidency of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil leftist leader from 2003 to 2010. Topics include examines he earned a ...

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A populist turn.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 2/5/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9282, p29-30. 2p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the increasing inclination of the Canadian Conservative Party to the right during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lexington: The new McCarthyism.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 4/30/2022, Vol. 443 Issue 9294, p23-23. 1p.

Abstract:In the article, the author discusses the politics of Representative Kevin McCarthy and his ambition to become the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Also cited are McCarthy's alleged fickleness on issues like abortion, business, and the Janu...

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Motion to dismiss.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 3/13/2021, Vol. 438 Issue 9236, p19-22. 3p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the impact of the filibuster on U.S. democracy. It discusses the use of filibuster in the U.S. Senate to block legislation that a majority wishes to pass, the use of supermajorities to abolish filibuster in the U.S. Congress, det...

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Battling over boundaries.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 8/22/2020, Vol. 436 Issue 9208, p49-51. 3p.

Abstract:The article offers information on fights between Turkey and Greece over gas highlights hostilities in the region. Topics include examines that both governments tried to keep the incident under wraps, but Greek navy officials soon leaked details to loca...

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The threat from the illiberal left.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 9/4/2021, Issue 9261, p9-10. 2p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the danger of left-leaning identity politics. It mentions that the classical liberalism believes human progress is brought about by debate and reform. It also mentions that progressives of the old school remain champions of free ...

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Out of the rubble, 30 years on.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 5/8/2021, Vol. 439 Issue 9244, p45-46. 2p.

Abstract:The article informs that the breakaway state of Somaliland is preparing to celebrate 30 years in 2021 since it declared independence from Somalia. It mentions that the constitution passed in 2001 was meant to loosen the grip of clans on politics and it...

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A black swan? No.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 1/1/2021 The World In 2021 Supplement, p98-99. 2p.

Abstract:The article presents the views of the author on the lessons learnt from the pandemic and relates it with grey rhinoceros where he states that the pandemic should encourage governments to pay attention to risks lie inequality, climate change and financi...

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Lexington: Messing up, Biden-style.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 2/12/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9283, p24-24. 1p.

Abstract:In the article, the author discusses the alleged errors and bad decisions of U.S. President Joe Biden. Also cited are how the decency and professionalism of Biden's top officials reflect well on his character, and some alleged catastrophic actions of B...

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Not black and white.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 10/3/2020, Vol. 437 Issue 9214, p47-48. 2p.

Abstract:The article discusses Britain's large and growing mixed-race population make the country less susceptible to divisive identity politics. Topics include 1 percent of Britons aged 50 or over in 2011 had a mixed-ethnic background; London appears to have a...

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