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Guardian Weekly

15th October 2021
Magazine

The Guardian Weekly magazine is a round-up of the world news, opinion and long reads that have shaped the week. Inside, the past seven days' most memorable stories are reframed with striking photography and insightful companion pieces, all handpicked from The Guardian and The Observer.

Dark days for Facebook, turning a corner with Covid and counting down to the Cop26 climate talks

Global report • Headlines from the last seven days

DEATHS

SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT

CORONAVIRUS

Eyewitness

The woman who stood up to Facebook • Frances Haugen has been hailed as a hero after exposing the social network’s harmful practices. Can her testimony force it to change?

‘I may delete it’ Younger users turn on, tune in – and log out

Smoking gun Zuckerberg’s Goliath has a lot in common with big tobacco

Could the global death toll be far higher than we thought?

Fresh hurdle for Ardern as Covid strategy alters

War rages on in the town at the heart of Iran’s ambition

From pundit to president? The far-right rise of Éric Zemmour

Dangerous waters

Could coffee price spike be a taste of the future?

Dry roast Sicily bean dream is a step closer • As climate change warms the Mediterranean, one family is establishing the world’s most northerly coffee crop

The burning question • Biomass has been embraced as a clean, renewable energy source – but many scientists and campaigners have serious doubts about its credentials

‘Ray of light’ Shell liable for Nigerian oil spills in legal first • A landmark ruling in London may allow communities to sue corporations for damage caused by their subsidiaries

Christians live in fear amid claims of ‘forced conversions’ • Hindu nationalist vigilantes terrorise minority over unproven rumours in an apparent political ploy by BJP

Steaming in The fight for Darjeeling’s cliff top train

Investigate ignore, deny How leaders reacted to the leaks • Western politicians stand accused of being complacent about – or complicit in – the iniquity of hidden wealth

Money ball Saudi takeover of Newcastle is depressing but not surprising

Off message How Twitter expulsion left Trump in wilderness

Inside the Booker prize • It is a literary institution, but how do writers, publishers and judges cope with the annual agony of the prestigious fiction award?

After the fall • Lea Ypi grew up in 1980s Albania under a Stalinist regime. Now the LSE professor has written about that upbringing and her family’s secrets

‘I’d always thought there was nothing better than communism’

Why the world needs to move on from just-in-time supply chains Kim Moody

Ressa’s Nobel prize rewards her courage in standing up to Duterte Rachel Obordo

Time and Brexit have blurred the old, hard lines on the border Susan McKay

Xi’s threats and Biden’s hesitation over Taiwan make for potential disaster

Letters

Killer queen • As Villanelle, she slipped between characters in the blink of an eye in Killing Eve. Now the shape-shifting Jodie Comer has her focus on Hollywood

One step beyond • Georgina Pazcoguin has always felt like an outsider, and her new memoir reveals the racism, body shaming and abuse endemic in the ballet world

Hamlet • Young Vic, London

Danger in denial • Wrongheaded claims are getting in the way of action, as this personal account from the frontlines of climate science illustrates

In pieces • A boy’s grief after the death of his father is rendered through the fragmentary voices that begin to intrude on his reality

Fatal attraction • A sculptor recalls her affair with a chef as the world succumbs to a deadly virus in Sarah Hall’s lockdown...


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 64 Publisher: Guardian News & Media Limited Edition: 15th October 2021

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The Guardian Weekly magazine is a round-up of the world news, opinion and long reads that have shaped the week. Inside, the past seven days' most memorable stories are reframed with striking photography and insightful companion pieces, all handpicked from The Guardian and The Observer.

Dark days for Facebook, turning a corner with Covid and counting down to the Cop26 climate talks

Global report • Headlines from the last seven days

DEATHS

SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT

CORONAVIRUS

Eyewitness

The woman who stood up to Facebook • Frances Haugen has been hailed as a hero after exposing the social network’s harmful practices. Can her testimony force it to change?

‘I may delete it’ Younger users turn on, tune in – and log out

Smoking gun Zuckerberg’s Goliath has a lot in common with big tobacco

Could the global death toll be far higher than we thought?

Fresh hurdle for Ardern as Covid strategy alters

War rages on in the town at the heart of Iran’s ambition

From pundit to president? The far-right rise of Éric Zemmour

Dangerous waters

Could coffee price spike be a taste of the future?

Dry roast Sicily bean dream is a step closer • As climate change warms the Mediterranean, one family is establishing the world’s most northerly coffee crop

The burning question • Biomass has been embraced as a clean, renewable energy source – but many scientists and campaigners have serious doubts about its credentials

‘Ray of light’ Shell liable for Nigerian oil spills in legal first • A landmark ruling in London may allow communities to sue corporations for damage caused by their subsidiaries

Christians live in fear amid claims of ‘forced conversions’ • Hindu nationalist vigilantes terrorise minority over unproven rumours in an apparent political ploy by BJP

Steaming in The fight for Darjeeling’s cliff top train

Investigate ignore, deny How leaders reacted to the leaks • Western politicians stand accused of being complacent about – or complicit in – the iniquity of hidden wealth

Money ball Saudi takeover of Newcastle is depressing but not surprising

Off message How Twitter expulsion left Trump in wilderness

Inside the Booker prize • It is a literary institution, but how do writers, publishers and judges cope with the annual agony of the prestigious fiction award?

After the fall • Lea Ypi grew up in 1980s Albania under a Stalinist regime. Now the LSE professor has written about that upbringing and her family’s secrets

‘I’d always thought there was nothing better than communism’

Why the world needs to move on from just-in-time supply chains Kim Moody

Ressa’s Nobel prize rewards her courage in standing up to Duterte Rachel Obordo

Time and Brexit have blurred the old, hard lines on the border Susan McKay

Xi’s threats and Biden’s hesitation over Taiwan make for potential disaster

Letters

Killer queen • As Villanelle, she slipped between characters in the blink of an eye in Killing Eve. Now the shape-shifting Jodie Comer has her focus on Hollywood

One step beyond • Georgina Pazcoguin has always felt like an outsider, and her new memoir reveals the racism, body shaming and abuse endemic in the ballet world

Hamlet • Young Vic, London

Danger in denial • Wrongheaded claims are getting in the way of action, as this personal account from the frontlines of climate science illustrates

In pieces • A boy’s grief after the death of his father is rendered through the fragmentary voices that begin to intrude on his reality

Fatal attraction • A sculptor recalls her affair with a chef as the world succumbs to a deadly virus in Sarah Hall’s lockdown...


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