The shocking decline in Australian workers’ share of income MacroBusiness. You really need to look at the first chart. The once fiercely egalitarian Oz has become anything but. But the divergence between productivity gains and income started just around 1990s ...
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The Netflix drama "The Crown" is many things but it is not a completely accurate history lesson. People Magazine checks some of the facts the writers got wrong and right about Queen Elizabeth's life. (And, spoiler alert.)
To bring data-driven insights to new audiences, we issued a challenge to the private sector to help build new tools that make our data more actionable. In response, we’re announcing another free, open and public tool built bySocrata that makes a valuable data set from the U.S. Census Bureau more accessible—Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE). The SAHIE program annually produces timely estimates for all counties and states, with detailed demographic and income data as well. SAHIE rely heavily on American Community Survey estimates and related administrative records data….”
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How Social Media Helps Dictators Erica Chenoweth, Foreign Policy. “Whereas nearly 70 percent of civil resistance campaigns succeeded during the 1990s, only 30 percent have succeeded since 2010. Why might this be?”Google DeepMind AI destroys human expert in lip reading competition Tech Republic. Oh good. With CCTV everywhere.