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Heading south?

21st June 2010

David Goldblatt’s preview of South Africa’s World Cup (June) refers to “the southern hemisphere, where most of the world lives.” Has there been some rapid continental drift in recent weeks, or have vast numbers of the populations of China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Russia, Mexico and the US suddenly emigrated?

Benjamin Levy London W4

Make them work longer 1

10th July 2010

Tim Leunig (July) joins the chorus advocating a continually rising retirement age to offset the fiscal consequences of increasing life expectancy. At an aggregate level, this is persuasive. Yet there are large variations…

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