Tag: the economist

September 21, 2018 0

Why People Vote Against Their Economic Interests/ from The Economist

By celmoreblog

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.

May 16, 2016 0

Maps, Myths and the Middle East

By celmoreblog

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.