The people at http://visual.ly/ prepared a very complete graphic with information regarding the state of poverty in the United States in 2010. Just two years after one of the worst financial depressions the country had seen, the numbers of how 46.2 million people lived in poverty are impressing. The graphic includes information regarding race and ethnicity, family, gender, State by State and Past and Present figures.
List of selected articles that I read last week that may be of your interest:
- Super-cycles of commodity prices since the mid-ninteenth century. Bilge Erten
- Against Liberty: Adorno, Levinas and the Pathologies of Freedom. Nelson, Eric S.
- Lords of Uhuru: the political economy of elite competition and institutional change in post-independence Kenya. Bedasso, Biniam
- The Euro crisis: a historical perspective. Mourlon-Druol, Emmanuel
- Economics and ethics: a historical approach. Ciani Scarnicci, Manuela
This blog was born at the end of 2011 and we already have had more than four thousand visitors! This is also, the 75th post in this blog and is again one more reason to celebrate!
- Joel Cohen: Top 10 key population trends on Earth with 7 billion
- The Drug War in Guatemala: A Conversation with Giancarlo Ibarguen
- On Free Press and On Capitalism
- At the Monument to the Battle of the Nations
- On Globalization