The Week Magazine

magazine Jan 22 2021 · The Week Magazine

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The Week makes sense of the news by curating the best of the U.S. and international media into a succinct, lively digest.

Editor’s letter

The Trumpist insurrection at the Capitol

House impeaches Trump—again

Covid vaccination effort stumbles

Georgia runoffs: What a Democratic Senate means for Biden

Good week/bad week

Only in America

Weapons limits

Covid surge

Clooney’s parenting lesson • George Clooney

How Levy overcame his anxiety • Dan Levy

Burstyn’s chats with her dead mother • Ellen Burstyn

In the news

The pandemic windfall

Garland’s huge task at Justice

The politics of perpetual victimhood

What does the GOP stand for?


I read it in the tabloids • It must be true…

Europe: U.S. insurrection shows threat to democracy

United Kingdom: What has Brexit delivered?

How they see us: A riot that revealed U.S. hypocrisy

Do fetuses matter more than children?

Someday you may wish to return

The assault on the Capitol: Why weren’t officials prepared?


The GOP: Facing a post-Trump schism

Trump: Should he be criminally prosecuted?

Wit & Wisdom

Pick of the week’s cartoons

Media power: Twitter, Facebook kick off Trump

What’s new in tech • Bytes

Fears over South African Covid variant

Benefits of brown fat

Melatonin vs. Covid

Mysterious signal from space

Eight-limbed ocean bullies

The Age of Wood: Our Most Useful Material and the Construction of Civilization • Book of the week

Big Girl, Small Town • Novel of the week

Mozart: The Reign of Love

Chosen by Bruce McCall • Best books…

In profiles in courage • Also of interest…

George Saunders • Author of the week

Immersive art: The light shows that are eclipsing traditional museums

Dangerous: The Double Album • Morgan Wallen

Introducing… • Aaron Frazer

J.T. • Steve Earle & the Dukes

News of the World

Video games: Four indie standouts you might have missed

The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching

Streaming tips

Gomorrah • Show of the week

Skillet meatloaf: A weekend treat that will pay off for days

Spirits: Bottled adventure

Kitchen know-how: The art of freezing and thawing meat

Pandemic vices: The battle against our new bad habits

Distancing season: Making the most of it

Homes in Rhode Island

Corporations: Cutting cash to Trump loyalists

Intel: CEO fired as top chipmaker struggles

The bottom line

Markets: Investors struggle to navigate U.S.-China rivalry

What the experts say

Charity of the week

Biden agenda: Democrats look to robust spending

A $140 billion lost password problem

The DOJ lets Boeing pass the buck

The bold designer who remade the fashion trade • Pierre Cardin, 1922–2020

The baseball manager who bled Dodger blue • Tommy Lasorda, 1927–2021


‘Where’s Nancy? Where’s Nancy?’

Pandemic word • The Week contest

The Week Magazine