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Europe
39 Putin’s power grab
40 Local elections in France
41 Germany’s pay gap
42 CharlemagneBorder
brutality

Britain
43 The NHS and covid-
44 Britain’s budget
45 BagehotThe meaning of
conservatism

International
46 Covid-19 quarantines
48 Fatality rates

Business
49 India’s troubled startups
50 The anti-covid industry
51 Bartleby Sick leave
52 Multi-cloud computing
52 CEO stakeholderism
53 Schumpeter Accenture’s
rise

Briefing
54 The house that Jamie
built

Finance & economics
57 Risks in credit markets
58 The oil-price war
59 Italy’s virus response
59 Entering a bear market
60 An Indian bank rescue
61 Buttonwood The dollar
in a time of crisis
62 Free exchangeThe cost
ofpandemics

Science & technology
63 Ocean sensors
64 Why turtles eat plastic
65 Battlefield nuclear energy
65 The smallest dinosaur?

Books & arts
66 Protest music in Chile
67 Among the hungry
68 Colum McCann’s novel
68 Traces of the
Anthropocene
69 JohnsonThe language
ofpolicy

Economic & financial indicators
72 Statisticson 42 economies

Graphic detail
73 Foottraffichascrateredincitiesaffectedbycovid-

Obituary
74 Freeman Dyson, re-imaginer of the universe
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