The Economist Fr
The Economist Fr

Does America face a slowdown in economic growth?

Email sent: Jul 22, 2021 5:04pm
Also today: The shaming of South Africa
The Economist

Read in browser

July 22nd 2021
The Economist today
The best of our journalism, handpicked each day

Delta’s beta

Does America face a slowdown in economic growth?

The Delta variant is by far the biggest of several risks to America’s economy



→ Read more: The anatomy of a growth scare

Adapting to climate change

A 3°C world has no safe place

The extremes of floods and fires are not going away, but adaptation can lessen their impact

Fool’s gold

Are the Olympic games a bad deal for host cities?

A study finds that budgets typically overrun by 172%

Amid the rubble

The shaming of South Africa

After a week of unprecedented unrest the country is on the brink


Minority rights and minorities wronged

The EU is both ally and accomplice when it comes to minority rights in Europe

Daily chart

Why Africa has relatively few UNESCO World Heritage sites

To get more of their sites recognised, Africans must become skilled at lobbying

Cool ideas

A new, green air-conditioning system manages without nasty gases

And has few moving parts at its core

The Economist Asks: Michael Johnson

Are today’s sporting competitions fair?

We ask Michael Johnson, four-time Olympic champion sprinter

From Economist Films

Live digital event

Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here.

We'd value your feedback on this newsletter. Click here to let us know your thoughts and suggestions or write to us directly at [email protected]


This email has been sent to: -. If you'd like to update your details please click here. Replies to this email will not reach us. If you don't want to receive these updates anymore, please unsubscribe here.

Keep updated

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube

Copyright © The Economist Newspaper Limited 2021. All rights reserved.

Registered in England and Wales. No.236383


Registered office: The Adelphi, 1–11 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6HT

Other emails from The Economist Fr

The Economist Fr
Jul 30, 2021
The prospects for developing countries are not what they once were
The Economist Fr
Jul 29, 2021
Joe Bidens bipartisan dream lives on (for now)
The Economist Fr
Jul 29, 2021
Emerging markets growth problem
The Economist Fr
Jul 28, 2021
Our Big Mac index returns
The Economist Fr
Jul 27, 2021
Politics isn't the sole reason for Americas low vaccination rate
The Economist Fr
Jul 26, 2021
Food prices are soaring