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Infographic: Beer-Drinking Democracy

December 03, 2012

On the coherence of  liquor and liberty. Many people know that beer is the world’s third-most popular drink, after water and tea. Fewer are aware, however, of the remarkable correlation between a preference for beer, and a preference for democratic institutions. A coincidence? We are not so sure.

INFOGRAPHIC: Meanwhile, on Planet America

November 06, 2012

The total absence of certain topics in the election campaigns shows an unpleasent side of the American electorate. In the last days of the US Presidential campaign, Hurricane Sandy has brought to the fore a topic little-mentioned until now: climate change.