Newsweek International

Newsweek International is a consumer magazine covering general interest issues with editorial content. Newsweek Inc. publishes this periodical weekly. Fareed Zakaria is the Editor.

Articles from Vol. 153, No. 06, February 9

Beware the European Street
Byline: Denis MacShane; Macshane is a Labour M.P. and a former minister of Europe in Britain. Everyone knows about the "Arab Street," to which most policymakers listen with care. But now may be the time of the European street. More and more disenchanted...
France Goes Postal
Byline: Tracy Mcnicoll The rise of an unlikely politician highlights the country's deep identity crisis. EUROPE From financial cataclysm to the greatest recession in modern memory, this global crisis has been a story of mass, mounting misery...
How Japan Could Save the World
Byline: Christian Caryl; With Akiko Kashiwagi in Tokyo Don't laugh--Japan has the skills and the resources, and has made huge contributions before. As the chaos off Somalia has forced more and more countries to address high-seas piracy, one nation...
Hunger May Be the Worst Fallout from the Recession
Byline: Rana Foroohar Fears over global hunger are back, this time driven by both high food prices and plunging incomes. As the global recession deepens, unemployment is rising, but the price of staple foods is not falling with other commodities,...
I See the World Crying
Gono says he feels 'vindicated' by God, now that the U.S. has been forced to print money, too. Gideon Gono has been at the center of Zimbabwe's economic decline since he was appointed governor of the country's reserve bank in 2003. A ZANU-PF insider...
No Celluloid Escape
Byline: Michael Levitin Documentaries reign at the Berlinale, where gritty, low-budget films reflect the grim global mood. In "The Yes Men Fix The World," a man posing as an Exxon executive shows up at an oil conference in Calgary and unveils...
The Coming Trade Wars
The massive intrusion of government into national economics could spark disastrous protectionism. It's hard to find a top economic official, economist or global business leader who doesn't recognize today's heightened dangers of protectionism. U.K....
The Measure of a Man
Byline: Nick Foulkes A garment made especially for you is not necessarily better than one bought ready-made "Bespoke" has a great deal to answer for. not since "executive" or "deluxe" has a word been so monstrously distorted, abused and otherwise...
The Revenge of the Near
The 11/26 attack on India was no 9/11--and India's reaction must also be different from America's. Urban Indians love the idea of a global, borderless world, where flows of trade and services trace virtual geographies. Who can blame them? Colonial...
Why America Is Lost in Space
Byline: Benjamin Sutherland Strict rules on U.S. military technology have helped boost Europe to the top of a $100 billion industry. "Contaminated by American technology" makes for a curious but enlightening description. For most of the past...