The Economist : letters
15h51 25  février
Letters to the editor
Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com The legal meaning of genocide You claim that “genocide” is the wrong word to describe the horrors of China’s actions against the Uyghur population (“How to talk about Xinjiang” , February...
16h01 18  février
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com Disarming features The dangers of nuclear proliferation and confrontation cannot be understated (“Who will go nuclear next?” , January 30th). However, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons represents...
15h49 11  février
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com Impatient nationalists Rather than the patient strategists that Bagehot portrayed them to be (January 9th), the Scottish National Party are constant opportunists. If nationalists were truly patient they would not be talking...
15h54 04  février
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com Ethiopia responds The government of Ethiopia condemns in the strongest terms the accusation that it is “Wielding hunger as a weapon” (January 23rd). Your claim is based on unknown accounts and frettings. In...
15h48 28  janvier
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com January 6th and all that Donald Trump did not whip up the mob that stormed the Capitol building (“The reckoning” , January 16th). During his speech near the White House he urged his followers to cheer on...
15h52 21  janvier
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com Nudging people to vaccinate “Vaccinating the world” (January 9th) touched on the dangers from people who refuse to take the covid-19 jab in countries such as France. This is no small piece of the puzzle. In...
15h51 14  janvier
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com Britain has to find its way I was surprised to see you describe, in your leader on post-Brexit Britain, the cut to British foreign aid from 0.7% to 0.5% of GDP as merely “painful” ...
16h00 07  janvier
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com The usefulness of subterfuge Military deception is indeed a lost art in democracies, and more’s the pity (“Bodyguard of lies” , December 19th). Yes, it exists at a tactical level (“I’ll...
15h55 30  décembre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com The tale of Eastern Airlines Bartleby summarised a new book by David Bodanis on fairness in business (December 12th). The column narrated the story of Eastern Airlines by describing it as a corporation built by Eddie...
15h55 16  décembre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com Brexit lays an egg Your leader on British farming and food standards after Brexit underplayed the role of international agritrade policy (“Ploughing its own furrow” , November 28th). Take your example of...
15h53 10  décembre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com WEIRD science You reported that a lack of data on race hampers efforts to tackle inequalities, and exhorted governments to ensure that they start to gather this vital information (“Wanted: more data” , November 21st). This...
16h02 03  décembre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com Left to stand alone You warned of the dire implications of America withdrawing from Afghanistan (“Leaving too soon” , November 21st). Certainly, the parallels with the Soviet withdrawal in 1989 and the eventual collapse...
16h00 26  novembre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com Work incentives Although there was a carrot for people who got tested for covid-19 in Slovakia’s mass-testing programme, there was a strong stick, too (“Scouse lessons” , November 21st). The carrot for...
15h56 19  novembre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com A solid win for Biden Joe Biden has won 306 electoral-college votes, including the “Republican states” of Arizona and Georgia. He has taken back the blue-wall states of Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin....
16h04 12  novembre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com The sporting life The problem of ensuring fair competition in women’s sport goes wider and deeper than the question of whether trans women should compete as females (“Scrum down” , October 17th). There really...
16h13 05  novembre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com What is nature? Your use of quotation marks around “natural” shows the strange turn that word has taken. But your analysis of the rewilding of Scotland missed a deep irony in the effort to create a...
15h53 29  octobre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com Indonesia’s politics It is said that Javanese dynasties rarely last 100 years. This must have been on the mind of President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, when, as Banyan described, he pandered to the country’s...
14h55 22  octobre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com The Uyghurs: China responds The Economist’s articles on Xinjiang made groundless accusations against China’s policy and was a gross interference in China’s internal affairs (“Torment of the...
14h57 15  octobre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com The rules of the debate Lexington described the Commission on Presidential Debates as “non-partisan” (October 3rd). It is more accurately bi-partisan, run by Democrats and Republicans. The presidential...
14h58 08  octobre
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Letters are welcome via e-mail to letters economist.com Mexico’s president The idea that Andrés Manuel López Obrador might be afraid of two magazines and their editors, who are sharp critics of the Mexican president, would be hilarious, were it not so misleading (Bello,...