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Archived Since:April 18, 2011

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Technohyperbole

3 days agoNews : Daily Chart

Audio and Video content on Economist.com requires a browser that can handle iFrames. THE annual "hype cycle" chart from Gartner, a market research firm, tries to depict the degree to which certain technologies are exaggerated. Smart robots? Don't hold your breath. Show More Summary

China’s territorial disputes

4 days agoNews : Daily Chart

From the Himalayas to the Pacific, China’s territorial claims worry its neighbours

The new white minority

5 days agoNews : Daily Chart

The racial composition of America's schools See the chart here AS THE new school year starts in America, most children in public schools will, for the first time, be non-white, projects the Department of Education. America will not be majority-minority until 2043, so schools give an early glimpse of what that might feel like. Read the full article here.

Depth change

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Oceans seem to explain the pause in global warming FOR the past few years, one of the biggest puzzles in climate science has been: where did all the global warming go? Many scientists have thought that, if average surface air temperatures have barely increased, the extra heat must be going into the oceans, especially the largest, the Pacific. Show More Summary

A textbook case of price-gouging

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Why university books in America are so expensive

The best places to live

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A data-driven ranking of the most liveable cities NOT New York nor Paris nor Tokyo. Urbanites in Britain’s former dominions should count themselves lucky, according to data from the Economist Intelligence Unit, our corporate cousin. Its annual “liveability index” puts eight of the ten most comfortable places in Australia, Canada or New Zealand. Show More Summary

Slumping shares

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Events, dear boy, events are driving share prices lower AFTER enjoying record highs in 2013 and continuing to rally, the MSCI world share-price index peaked in July this year. Equities are down by 3% since then, on worries about geopolitical risk in Ukraine and the Middle East. Show More Summary

The Word and the world

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

Catholicism in Asia POPE FRANCIS is on a five-day visit to South Korea, the first trip by a pontiff to Asia since 1999. Catholicism is increasingly popular in the country and the region. Since 1970, the proportion of Catholics in South Korea has risen four-fold to 11%, some 5m people. Show More Summary

Indicators on the move

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

Today's daily chart is not a chart DATA is in The Economist's DNA. On the front page of our very first issue in 1843 was a table of figures (then called an “annexed tabular history”). For decades after, we often published long pages of almost nothing but numbers. Show More Summary

The lucky left

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

Why the American economy grows faster under Democrats

Comparing conflicts

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

The disparity of attention and casualties among global conflicts LARGE demonstrations in support of Gaza are taking place across Europe. Unease about the situation in Ukraine consumes people's minds. Though it has long been known that...Show More Summary

Going down

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

Sex with prostitutes is getting cheaper IN RECENT years the price of sex has fallen, according to analysis by The Economist. We have analysed 190,000 profiles of sex workers on an international review site. (Since it is active in America,...Show More Summary

Ahoy!

3 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

How shipbuilding changed over a century WHO rules the waves? Over the course of a century, the fortunes of shipbuilding nations have shifted like the tides. At the start of the 20th century the undisputed leader was Britain. The island nation produced more than half of all ships in terms of tonnage. Show More Summary

America's new workforce

3 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

American businesses added 209,000 jobs in July marking the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000. But the favourable employment figures belie concerns about the economic recovery. Our “action chart” highlights one troubling aspect of the economic climate: the lack of job growth among workers aged 25 to 54.

Young and growing

3 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

How the global population is set to change

Into Africa

3 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

As Africa opens for business, a new rivalry forms NEARLY 50 African heads of state are gathering in Washington, DC this week for the first ever US-Africa summit. The focus is financial. Africa boasts 12 of the top 20 fastest growing countries this year, according to the IMF. Show More Summary

Urban ideologies

3 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

How liberal or conservative are America’s cities? TRUE to stereotype, San Francisco is the most leftie city in the union. But would people expect Washington, DC, to come second, ahead of Seattle (where it is legal to smoke pot) or the...Show More Summary

Fight club

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CONDITIONS in men's prisons in England and Wales are deteriorating. Prisoners are committing more serious violence against each other, staff and themselves. Suicides are rising, as are riots. Despite the coalition government's promises...Show More Summary

Usual suspects

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Latin American countries are the most likely to default ON JULY 30th Argentina defaulted for the second time in 13 years, and for the eighth time in its history. That makes it one of the world's most serial sovereign defaulters, though not the most frequent reoffender. Show More Summary

Bores, chores and bedtime stories

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How parenting has changed in half a century

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