Tag: the economist

September 21, 2018 0

Why People Vote Against Their Economic Interests/ from The Economist


In 2016, Pew research suggested 47% of those in families with incomes between $30,000 and $50,000 identified as Republican –more than the 46% of those with incomes over $150,000.

September 20, 2017 0

The Economist | Iran and the world: Not quite a dead cert


“Decertifying could have an outcome typical of Mr. Trump’s presidency. Mr. Trump would feel good about honouring a pledge; an achievement of Mr. Obama’s would be threatened; and America’s reputation overseas would be further diminished.”

May 16, 2016 0

Maps, Myths and the Middle East


For this reason, maps are no more transparent than a Giotto portrait or Greek pottery. The work of human intelligence, they necessarily obscure as much as they reveal, and offer only opacity when we hope for insight. This calls into question our assumption, both as their makers and viewers, that we control maps.