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Archived Since:April 18, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Control of Donbas

11 hours agoNews : Daily Chart

The territorial claims of Russian rebels in Ukraine

Where street meets tweet

yesterdayNews : Daily Chart

China’s censorship of the Hong Kong protests on social media THE principle of “one country, two systems” that defines how Beijing handles Hong Kong is meeting its match, as pro-democracy protesters flood the streets of the island territory demanding more say in their political affairs. Show More Summary

Comparing protests

2 days agoNews : Daily Chart

A look at the sizes of recent street demonstrations PEOPLE power is increasingly on display from Cairo’s Tahrir Square to Istanbul’s Taksim Square. In recent days Hong Kong and Ukraine have come alive with public protests of their own. Show More Summary

Pillow talk in the bush

5 days agoNews : Daily Chart

The chatter and cackle of Bushmen, and what it says about us HAS evolution hardwired our brains to be entertained by stories at night? Primetime television executives hope so. And interesting new research points in that direction. The...Show More Summary

For whom the jobs toll

6 days agoNews : Daily Chart

AMERICA has experienced a puzzling decline in the share of people either working or looking for work. Historically the “labour-force participation rate” fell during recessions as some of the unemployed gave up looking for work, and rose amid recoveries as discouraged workers returned. Show More Summary

Can you break a hundred?

last weekNews : Daily Chart

How the use of cash has changed in America Read more

Mortal combat

last weekNews : Daily Chart

Death rates are declining worldwide IN ALMOST every country, mortality rates fell during the four decades to 2010, according to the UN. The biggest falls were among young children. In the decade 2000-10 deaths between the ages of 0 to 4 fell 34%, twice the rate of decline experienced by those aged 5 to 49. Show More Summary

The price of exposure

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Emissions put more than just the climate at risk SOME of the measures which could do much to reduce the risks of climate change would also do good in other ways. Coal-fire power stations are prodigious producers not just of carbon dioxide, but also of small airborne particles that cause disease. Show More Summary

Taking the no road

last weekNews : Daily Chart

Scotland votes to stay in the union THE United Kingdom was formed in 1707, when the parliaments of England and Scotland agreed to establish a single country. Today, 307 years later, the union remained, after a Scottish referendum on September 18th to separate from Britain failed. Show More Summary

Educational mobility

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How kids compare against their parents’ level of schooling SOCIAL mobility, or the lack of it, gnaws at the consciences of governments. Better opportunities for those born without the local equivalent of a silver spoon in the mouth is a common electoral promise. Show More Summary

The Scottish National Party (pt. 2)

last weekNews : Daily Chart

How the SNP has fared at the ballot box, continued... With the creation of the Scottish Parliament in 1999 the SNP had a far greater opportunity to influence policy and control their country than under any purely Westminster government. Show More Summary

The Scottish National Party

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

How the SNP has fared at the ballot box The Scottish National Party is the leading party in the Scottish Parliament. It was formed by a merger of the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party in 1934. It won its first seat parliamentary seat in 1945 in a by-election in Motherwell, but lost it three months later in the general election. Show More Summary

Media to watch

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

Changes in advertising spending over the years

Thriving or surviving?

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

How people judge their own well-being ONLY around a quarter of humanity feel they are "thriving" along numerous social and financial dimensions. And only 17% of people globally feel they are doing well in three or more areas, according to the Global Well-Being Index by Gallup, a pollster and Healthways, a consultancy. Show More Summary

Disuniting the kingdom

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

Who can claim what if Scotland secedes JAMES BOND and the actor who first portrayed him, Sean Connery, get to be claimed by an independent Scotland as their own. Likewise, James Watt, the father of the steam engine that powered the industrial revolution, can no longer be a source of British national pride. Show More Summary

Jihadist friends and foes

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

A "mosaic chart" of Middle Eastern relationships THE rise of Islamic State has upended geopolitics in the Middle East and drawn America's military back to the region. Though IS is popular among militants, the group has no allies on the political stage, making it even more isolated than the official al-Qaeda affiliate, Jabhat al-Nusra. Show More Summary

A class act

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

How we got to the Scottish referendum HOW has it come to this? How is it that Scottish independence, once almost unthinkable, may now be just days away? An energetic campaign by the nationalists over the past months is one explanation. Show More Summary

Boko Haram's rise

2 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

Audio and Video content on Economist.com requires a browser that can handle iFrames. AS WITH the Islamic State (IS), Nigeria's Boko Haram, another jihadist militia, is fast evolving into a force capable of taking and holding large swathes of territory. Show More Summary

All shall have prizes

3 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

Grade inflation at Ivy League universities

Study of Money

3 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

What sells and why at the very top of the global art market FRANCIS BACON’S “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” became the most expensive painting ever to be sold at auction when it went under the hammer in New York in 2013. At $142m (£89m)...Show More Summary

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