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What Will The United Kingdom Look Like Without Scotland?

The impact is not as big as you think.

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10 Facts On The World’s Newest (Potential) Nation

An independent Scotland would have slightly more people than Turkmenistan.

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Millionaires Galore

How many people around the world can be called a millionaire?

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Why Is the United States Trading Less With Africa?

The United States is the only major economy that trades less with Africa now than six years ago.

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Sizing Up Ukraine

Ukraine is a big deal in Europe — literally.

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Taking Stock of Ukraine’s Economy

Ukraine’s economy has been stuck in neutral since the end of the Cold War.

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The World’s Polio Problem

Polio is still a big problem for poor, war torn countries.

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Global Jet Set

Since the mid-20th century, the number of international tourists has grown rapidly.

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Race and Poverty in America

Half a century into the war on poverty in the United States, how are minorities faring?

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Body Mass Index (BMI): Too Crude A Tool?

The measure still used globally for obesity actually does not measure fat.

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