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Bolivia's Evo Morales
The calle gets restive
America's economy
Stagnation or inequality
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Women in society
Estonia busts another stereotype
The Baltic country's voters reward their tough, thrifty rulers(11)
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An unlikely unifier for the UN
Outrage over the Qaddafi regime has given tired institutions a new lease of life(10)
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Asia's talent market
Locals first
Employment in Asian firms is booming—but for locals, not Western expats(18)
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Climate change
Crabs are invading the shallow waters of the Southern Ocean(15)
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The EU and Libya
Living with bad neighbours
Europe tries to forget decades of embarrassing realpolitik in the Middle East(24)
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Surfing off the coast of Sweden
The chill of it all
A few tough men surf the frigid waters at Torö, an island off the coast of Sweden. Daniel Månsson photographs these Vikings in wetsuits
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Japan's foreign minister resigns
Will the prime minister be next?
The government loses another of its leading lights(12)
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Automotive innovation
A high-fibre diet
A new supercar points the way to mass production with carbon composites(13)
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Oil and the economy
The 2011 oil shock
More of a threat to the world economy than investors seem to think(75)
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Democracy in America says America can't sit back while a disturbed dictator threatens the supply of a vital fuel
Asia view looks forward to a movie about the Killing Fields' sporty survivors
Bagehot defends the right to burn poppies
Buttonwood sees silver go on the rampage
Babbage notes some further slimming down of Japan's electronics companies
Baobab heads back to the bush
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Correspondent's diary
Arriving in Abidjan
Where everything has gone to the dogs
Weekly quiz
Ten questions from the current edition of The Economist, ranging in subject from the world's most overheated property market to its slowest internet access
Arctic resources
Now it's their turn
The Inuit prepare to defend their rights
Money talks
Our correspondents discuss the rise of Tata, the fall of John Galliano and the shrinking career prospects of Western expats in Asia
Not in the pipeline
The world can cope without Libya's oil—but another supply shock could spark another oil crisis
Protests in Hong Kong
Inflated anger
Thousands take to the streets to rally against undemocratic governance
The week ahead
A debate over a no-fly zone above Libya, elections in Estonia and what a race in Alaska might say about the race for the White House
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Segregation in Bradford
Ten years after race riots in Bradford, many white and Asian communities in northern England still live, learn and work apart
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Turkey and Europe: Mr Erdoğan goes to Germany
America’s security commitment to Taiwan: From keystone to millstone?
China's foreign policy: Setting sail for Libya
Mormons in politics: When the saints come marching in
America's budget: The elephant in the room
A special report on property: Building excitement
Trains again: All countries with passenger trains also have highways
The Republicans: Who dares take him on?
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