Sunday, September 4, 2022
Welcome to Grid This Week, featuring our selection of the best Grid stories for your weekend reading. 

In this week's digest, our reporters look at the Chinese mortgage crisis, what you need to know about covid boosters, the consequences of Twitter's new edit button, and more.

Thanks for reading, and enjoy the rest of your weekend.

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Covid boosters targeting omicron are coming. Here’s what you need to know about them.
By Jonathan Lambert
The DOJ found Trump’s trove of top secret documents at Mar-a-Lago. A former CIA official weighs in.
By Jason Paladino
Are the Putin-backed dictators in Belarus and Kazakhstan in his corner for the Ukraine war? It’s complicated.
By Joshua Keating
During Måneskin’s VMA performance, MTV draws a line for nudity — somewhere between butt cheeks and nipples
By Christian Thorsberg
Pakistan floods caused by melting glaciers and colossal monsoon rains: ‘It’s all one big ocean’
By Nikhil Kumar
China’s mortgage boycotts: Why hundreds of thousands of people are saying they won’t pay
By Lili Pike and Alex Leeds Matthews
In the new offensive in the Ukraine War, can new recruits, high morale and heavy weapons tip the balance?
By Joshua Keating
Was Mikhail Gorbachev a hero? That depends on who — and where — you ask.
By Tom Nagorski
Twitter’s new edit button has social media experts concerned about the spread of misinformation online
By Anya van Wagtendonk
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