fomepro

13 Added | 1 Magazine | 12 Following | 1 Follower | @fomepro | Keep up with fomepro on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “fomepro”

Digital highlights, September 7th 2013

The Economist at 170<br>The first issue of The Economist appeared on September 2nd 1843. To celebrate our 170th birthday, we are spending the week …

The Walking Dead

One state, many worlds, now what?

THE music video “Ek Sur”, more popularly known as “Mile Sur Mera Tumhara”, was released on India’s Independence Day in 1988. It was a small …

The capital-freeze index

THE risk of an abrupt end to capital inflows is now a worry for much of the emerging world. <i>The Economist</i> has combined four factors into an index …

Insiders or outsiders?

THE biggest cheer to greet Nick Clegg’s end-of-conference speech this afternoon came when he proclaimed: "We're not here to prop up the two-party …

Digital highlights, September 21st 2013

Debate: Biodiversity<br>Economic growth has contributed to the diminution of biodiversity by allowing humans to spread around the planet, and to eat and …

The Walking Dead

Lights, action, meltdown

SHARP-SUITED television executives at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) covet dramas riveting enough to stop viewers switching over to their …

United Kingdom

Growth or safety net?

“I AM not aware of any maternal deaths in the community in the past two or three years,” says the medic on duty at a remote rural clinic in the …

World Economy

Wrestling with the IOC

ON SEPTEMBER 7th the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a safe choice, awarding the 2020 summer games to dependable Tokyo. Of the leading …

Fewer nukes, more security

HAVING based much of his recent re-election campaign on strident anti-Western rhetoric, President Vladimir Putin has decided to boycott this …

Caviar-free flying

IN many parts of the world, low-cost carriers are synonymous with no-frills flying. The liberalisation of the world's more mature aviation markets …

A political party, at last

A NUMBER of new parties look set to contest the Czech general election in late October. Most of them run personality-driven populist campaigns. But …

Pixellated social commentary

GRAND THEFT AUTO V (GTA V), a video game in which players control three crooks let loose in Los Santos, a lightly disguised version of Los Angeles, …

Righting wrongs

OUR correspondents discuss salvaging the Costa Concordia, how quantum physics could help protect private communications, and how some schools are …