The Globalist

China Vs. the US: Who Has More Land?

The two countries have very similar land areas for now, but China has extensive additional claims.

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China Vs. Europe: Living Standards and Costs

While much of China remains poor, some cities are now on par with EU levels.

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China Vs. The US: The GDP Race

Who leads depends on how it’s measured.

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China Vs. the US: Lifespan Gains

A child born in China today can expect to live decades longer than someone born in China in 1950.

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The Free World Shrinks?

Are established democracies sliding back on democratic commitments?

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National Income Vs. National Freedom

A nation’s income level doesn’t always correlate to its freedom level.

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Lands of the Unfree

A quarter of countries are not free. Where are they located?

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Land of the Increasingly Non-Free

Many young democracies with flawed institutions are struggling not to slide backward. Turkey has failed.

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Turkey’s Erdogan: Leader-for-Life?

The country’s leader since 2003 has been adept at evading term limits or restarting the clock on them.

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Strict Executive Term Limits: US Still a Leader?

The country might be constitutionally backward on other fronts, but it is still a model on executive term limits.

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