Daphne Tang

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His and hers

“GENTLEMEN, it’s time for us to be done with women’s cleaning products,” suggests the website for Hero Clean, a line of American products aimed at …

Responding to catastrophe with culture

POLITICS intruding on culture can be unnerving. Stalin restricted Shostakovich’s work in the name of state order. The Third Reich’s appropriation of …

Die Hard

From Facebook to the streets

AT THE head of a march of thousands in Warsaw on June 4th, Mateusz Kijowski cut a striking figure. The red jeans, ponytail and earrings of the leader …

Europe

Hell’s kitchens

THE “hell cannons” of Aleppo pack a deadly punch. Cobbled together in Syria by militant groups fighting to overthrow the autocratic regime of Bashar …

Remote Controls

Building redemption

THE skyline of Washington, DC, has never seen the like of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will be opened in …

Black History

Censors and sensibility

WHY does a company that “allowed voices to be heard in Iran and Egypt…silence the voices of anyone here?”. Glenn Beck, a conservative commentator, …

Social Media

Paying respects: murder in South Korea 2016-05-25 | Espresso

May 25th 2016<p>Continue reading today's edition<p>Download the app here. Five stories, six days a week, straight to your iPhone or Android smartphone.

South Korea

The Slack generation

STEWART BUTTERFIELD, the boss of Slack, a messaging company, has been wonderfully unlucky in certain ventures. In 2002 he and a band of colleagues …

Startups

Helsinking

THERE are no cars in the car park at Hiidenkivi Comprehensive School; most pupils walk or cycle to school. Inside they sit at tables of four in …

Education

Who wields the knife?

THEY don’t drink, they don’t get tired and they don’t go on strike. To hospital managers, the idea of robots operating on patients without human …

Oil

Golden oldies

THE forecasts are clear: by 2050 the number of people aged over 80 will have doubled in OECD countries, and their share of the population will rise …

Angela Merkel

Stay with me

HOTEL companies check out well just now. On May 3rd Hyatt became the latest chain to report sunny results—profits were up by 55% over the same …

Hospitality

Growing, wildly

THE duty of large corporations is “not limited to ‘not being evil’”, argues <i>People’s Daily</i>, the bombastic mouthpiece of China’s Communist Party. The …

Angela Merkel

When economists turn to crime

IT TOOK decades for politics—that messy, flawed business of gauging the public mood, haggling with interest groups and turning out votes—to build …

Economics

Softly does it

HOW many rankings of global power have put Britain at the top and China at the bottom? Not many, at least this century. But on July 14th an index of …

Students

The great divergence

IN THE Nuvotronics factory in Durham, North Carolina, small is beautiful. The firm, founded in 2008, uses a process resembling 3D printing to make …

North Carolina

print-edition icon

NOT so long ago Jean Pierre Nzabahimana planted his fields on a hillside in western Rwanda by scattering seed held back from the last harvest. The …

Africa

How the Islamic State makes its money

Weapons, vehicles, employee salaries, propaganda videos, international travel — all of these things cost money. The recent terrorism attacks in Paris, which the Islamic State has claimed as its own work, suggest the terrorist organization hasn't been hurting for funding. David Cohen, the Treasury …

The data republic - Living with technology

Special report<p>Living with technologyThe data republic<p>“TECHNOLOGY IS NEITHER good nor bad; nor is it neutral,” said the late Melvin Kranzberg, one of …

Angela Merkel

The signal and the noise - Technology and politics

Special report<p>Technology and politicsThe signal and the noise<p>DONALD TRUMP, THE Republican front-runner for the American presidency, is clearly riding …

Angela Merkel

Gluts for punishment

FIRST a tsunami of steel—next a flood of what? Industrialists all over the place might look nervously at China’s cooling economy and ask that …

Angela Merkel

Imperial ambitions

NOT since the era of imperial Rome has the “thumbs-up” sign been such a potent and public symbol of power. A mere 12 years after it was founded, …

Artificial Intelligence

Making Africa work

“IS ANYONE here actually hoping to make any money, or are you all just trying to minimise your losses?” The question, asked at a dinner in London for …

Africa

Low and tight: tax in Indonesia 2016-04-20 | Espresso

Apr 20th 2016<p>Continue reading today's edition<p>Download the app here. Five stories, six days a week, straight to your iPhone or Android smartphone.

Espresso

Okay, for now

WHEN you consider the backdrop of weak global demand, a faltering Chinese economy and uncertainty over American monetary policy, then the predictions …

Exports

How should sexual assault be depicted on television?

SEXUAL assault has been acted out for centuries. When British women were first allowed to take to the stage—in 1660, upon the restoration of the …

Call the Midwife

The inside story of how Amazon created Echo, the next billion-dollar business no one saw coming

"This is going to be hard," Limp recalls thinking. "It foretold a magical experience. But it would require a lot of inventions."<p>The reaction was understandable given the lofty goals outlined in the Echo's original plan: It envisioned an intelligent, voice-controlled household appliance that could …

Battlestar Galactica

What’s trending in Tanzania?

WITH his campaign slogan “work and nothing else”, you might think John Magufuli, Tanzania’s new president, would be a poor subject for satire. Yet …

Africa