The folks at Goldman Sachs just published a massive special report with their analysts' 100 favorite charts. Here's an interesting chart going way back to 4000 BC showing the population of the biggest cities in the western and eastern worlds.
The Riots of ’68 What the violence in the wake of the King assassination can, and can’t, teach us about Baltimore today.
Even by the Standards of Baltimore, Freddie Gray’s Neighborhood Is Shockingly Impoverished and Violent
Harvard Students Are Clueless About Fighting Fossil Fuels. They Could Learn a Thing or Two From Stanford.
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