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The Economist today Saturday, July 4th 2020.

Covid-19 is here to stay. People will have to adapt.

The world is not experiencing a second wave: it never got over the first.

The world is working out how to live with Covid-19.

France gets an unknown new prime minister.

Few people have heard of Jean Castex.

America is rapidly pulling troops from Afghanistan.

The future of the country they are leaving behind is more uncertain than ever.

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan must learn how to share the Nile river.

Or a squabble over water could turn nastier.

Free exchange: A Latin American economic tragedy.

The region’s latest woes fit a long-standing pattern.

Week in charts: The pandemic’s relentless advance.

Trump’s fall • Putin’s referendum • Debts to China • Damming the Nile.

In lockdown with a conspiracy theorist.

Coronavirus was only one of Mary’s worries. Her mother had become obsessed with the QAnon conspiracy. And Q always came first.

The Economist’s coverage of the coronavirus.

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Retro or radical?

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Underestimating the risks of annexation.

Why the French Riviera is full of ghost yachts.

The rules of coronaspeak.

Graphic detail.

How speedy lockdowns save lives.

Early stay-at-home orders contained covid-19 the best.

Podcasts.

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In context: Gaming.

The pandemic has accelerated the growth of e-sports.

Video-gamers can hold big tournaments without infecting anyone.

Why the next Olympics should include Fortnite.

If dressage and curling are Olympic sports, why not video games?

The rise and rise of video games.

Gaming with Joshua Wong.

Special report: The new world disorder.

Global leadership is missing in action.

Seventy-five years ago the world’s leaders designed the peace even as they fought the war. Today’s leaders need to do something similar, says Daniel Franklin.

Who runs the world?

As America gets tired, China gets busy.

The UN has too much on its plate.

The clock is ticking for nuclear arms control.

The UN’s structures built in 1945 are not fit for 2020, let alone beyond it.

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