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The Economist is an English-language weekly newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited in offices in London. Continuous publication began under founder James Wilson in September 1843. For historical reasons, The Economist refers to itself as a newspaper, but each print edition appears on small glossy paper like a news magazine.
Venezuela leaps towards dictatorship
EVEN before Venezuela's supreme court seized the powers of the legislature, the last branch of government that is independent of the “Bolivarian” regime, the country was on a path towards dictatorship. The judiciary, which carries out the government's ...
The case for an efficiency tax
We at The Economist plan to lead by example. From next week, readers will need an extra tool: a paper knife with which to separate the pages of their copy. Henceforth, you will have to slit apart the folded pages of our folios to enjoy the words within ...