Press freedom in South Korea is slipping and public perception of corruption is rising.
South Korea’s $1.4 trillion economy was about 52 times larger than North Korea’s in 2014.
China hopes to shift production from low-wage human labor to robots, as South Korea has done.
The U.S. consumes a much greater share of prescription painkillers than its global population share would suggest.
How does the U.S. CO2 output compare to its population share?
A prison-industrial complex by the numbers.
The share of global guns in the United States is at least ten times the country’s population share.
What is the U.S. share of the global problem compared to overall population share?
A big share of Iran’s economy is owned by the business wings of the armed forces.