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Lord Shiva And The Economist: A New Low For Journalism

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion
Vamsee Juluri

Describing a sacred Lingam as a "lump of ice" is not frankness. It is absurdity. It is like describing the Sistine Chapel as smears of paint, or The Economist as pre-cycled future toilet paper.

Diary of a Millennial on Tumblr

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 10.21.2011 | Technology
Pedro L. Rodriguez

Beyond a blogging platform, Tumblr is like a social media network because it's about engagement and relationships based on your interests. You can follow blogs, and share content or interact with them based on relevance.

4 Wealthy Countries That Performed Executions In 2010

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 10.12.2011 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

Of the 26 countries that are categorized as free, only the U.S. and Japan had performed executions in 2010. This can be contrasted with the nearly 25% of countries classified as authoritarian that performed executions in 2010.

Why Obama's Top Economic Adviser Should Be Missed

The Atlantic | MEGAN MCARDLE | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business

Why the White House—and Washington—should miss departing economic adviser Austan Goolsbee....

Time For A Double Dip?

The Economist | Posted 10.04.2011 | Business

THIS ought to have been a good week for the American economy. The country’s leaders at last ended a ludicrously irresponsible bout of fiscal brinkma...

Why Rupert Murdoch Isn't the Last Mogul

Robert Teitelman | Posted 09.26.2011 | Media
Robert Teitelman

Even if The Economist were right about Murdoch as the last mogul, how would we ever know it today?

China's 10% Growth Rate Is Over

Robert Lenzner | Posted 09.04.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

China's inflation is still high, and the 10% annual growth rate of the last decade is going to wither to under 5% by 2014 or so, according to The Economist.

Gender Gaps Exist In the Very NGOs that Address it Internationally

Tom Murphy | Posted 08.07.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

There are many problems within the very NGOs that attempt to address gender-related problems related to the issue of poverty.

The Economist Joins the Tech Bubble Herd

Robert Teitelman | Posted 07.18.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The closest thing to a bubble in tech these days may be the rush to declare it a bubble in the media. Even if it turns out to be the case, it would be more luck than prescience.

A Doctor Who Has Journeyed Through Three Countries and Three Healthcare Systems Speaks Candidly About Ours

Pearl Korn | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

There is little time in an office visit to experience a true doctor/patient relationship these days, for time is money as insurers squeeze every nickel they can out of a billing. This is not true in Dr. Rogova's office, however.

Will Organized Labor Rally For Science... and Jobs

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James M. Gentile

Science is not a special interest; it's a national interest. And it's time for organized labor -- as well as the business community -- to rally behind it.

Art School's 'Method Design Lab' Challenges Students To Create The Next 'Facebook'

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

According to a recent article in the Economist, the latest vogue in corporate management circles is... art. CEOs, apparently, are reading books like "...

Think You Know Your Competition? Think Again

Naveen Jain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Naveen Jain

You may not see the stealth innovators who are quietly harnessing technologies to displace your business.

Watson's Jeopardy! Win: What Did We Discover?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Danny Groner

Scientists and technicians clearly proved something this week about ingenuity, progress, and communication. What's the big takeaway from this three-day experiment?

Economist: Businessmen Have Much To Learn From Artists

The Economist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

ARTISTS routinely deride businesspeople as money-obsessed bores. Or worse. Every time Hollywood depicts an industry, it depicts a conspiracy of knaves...

Aging And Happiness: A Lesson From Abraham And Sarah

Lillian Daniel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lillian Daniel

Real happiness lies in our ability to take ourselves, and our own big plans, a little less seriously. So spiritual maturity and laughter go hand in hand.

Think Again: The Economist's "Happy" Ignorance

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

American journalists tend to treat inequality as a fact of life. But it needn't be.

China's Worldview: Three Timeless Truths

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

What is Chinese culture? Now and forever, perpetual yet shape-shifting,in modern and ancient guises, the Chinese worldview can be distilled down to ...

Exclusive Video: Women's Economic Opportunity Worldwide in 6-Minutes by the Economist and JESS3

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

This information animation is a tour de force in data visualization on an issue of global social, political, economic and legal concern.

$51 For 51 Issues Of "The Economist" ($127 Value)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


The TSA Protests: Hypocrisy in Action?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

I didn't fly anywhere for Thanksgiving. This was obviously a good thing, as incessant news reports have informed me that TSA agents are groping Americ...

Brazil's Dilma in Crossfire of US-China Currency War

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil has joined China, France and Germany in the call for a coordinated global effort to replace the foundering dollar as the major world reserve currency.

PHOTOS: ART ECONOMY: 10 Inspiring Interviews Of Working Artists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In this economy, the creative job hunt is even more difficult than in years past. My Modern Met has compiled 10 interviews with artists in an article ...

How The Economist Became A Status Symbol

New York Times | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Its fire-engine-red logo peeks out of fashionable handbags and from the back pockets of designer jeans. Bankers read it in first-class seats. Hipsters...

PHOTOS: The Countries With BEST Economic Opportunities For Women

The Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The United States is well behind other advanced economies in creating economic opportunities for women, according to a new ranking by theThe Economist...