I <3 Hans Rosling

While I have professed my love for this humble Swedish former professor before, this video is a great demonstration of the kind of no nonsense, mind-blowing, world-perspective-transforming things he makes statistics do. Still think we live in a world which can be split neatly into two – the developing and developed world? Prepare to have your world-view shaken. But make […]

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The Alternative Vote

The new government has promised a referendum on the Alternative Vote (AV) – they want to ask us directly whether we want to stick with the system we’ve got, or change it to the Alternative Vote system. But what is this new system? If you want to know, or have family or friends who might be interested, have […]

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