Sep 30th 2023

Living to 120: A special report on how to slow ageing


Elixir of life

Living to 120 is becoming an imaginable prospect

Efforts to slow ageing are taking wing

A bigger, better EU

The war in Ukraine is a powerful reason to enlarge—and improve—the EU

Nine new countries, including Ukraine, are vying to join

Striking contradictions

Joe Biden may come to regret his claim to be pro-union

The UAW strike highlights the deep strains in Bidenomics

A short war with a long shadow

A humanitarian disaster is under way in Nagorno-Karabakh

And Russia may also be destabilising its old ally, Armenia

The budget bust-up

Forget the shutdown. America’s real fiscal worry is rising bond yields

Watch Wall Street, not Washington

Reboot successful

The lessons from Microsoft’s startling comeback

A bold bet on AI could help it overtake Apple as the world’s most valuable firm


On America and China, household costs, mining, Indonesia, cannabis Airbnb, children’s books

Letters to the editor

By Invitation


A second flight

How Microsoft could supplant Apple as the world’s most valuable firm

It hopes to seize on AI to transform the future of work



United States

Middle East & Africa

The Americas


Black and Blue Sea

War has arrived in Crimea



Technology Quarterly

Of bowheads and borzois

Alternatives to the laboratory mouse

You can’t have everything

Older genomes have more dodgy genes


Finance & economics

Science & technology


Economic & financial indicators

Graphic detail

The Economist explains