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.
Once again, sharply rising food prices contribute to turmoil.
Most Iranians live in cities. Protests are no longer confined to Tehran and other big cities, as the move to small cities is changing the landscape of protests.
Iran’s economy continues to struggle with not finding enough jobs for its young.
The world’s second- and third-most populous countries share a linguistic diversity.
On balance, how many more people did Earth gain every minute of the past year?
How much did different world regions gain in population over the past year?