Category: Briefs

Briefs

Don’t Follow The Money

“Fewer than 500 US counties voted for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential election but those account for two thirds of GDP; the more than

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Churchill’s Choice

From September 1939 Winston Churchill was spending today’s equivalent of £1800 a month on wine. General Jacob observed that Churchill began the day by drinking

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Dear John

David is the most common name amongst high achievers such as MPs, lawyers and millionaires according to MyNametags, a label maker that commissioned a study

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Pareto Peculiar

The Pareto Principle asserts that, in the majority of systems, around 80% of effects arise from around 20% of causes. The principle has been found

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Si o No

Holding any referendum is never straightforward. One of the many difficulties lies in clarifying the precise wording of the question asked of the people. It

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Calling Germany

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to stand for a fourth term has been covered in media round the world. And much of this coverage

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