Coronavirus: learning urgent lessons from Italy

FT statistics journalist Federica Cocco looks at what the data can teach us about distancing, demographics, culture and testing Read more at: https://on.ft.com/2JhS1LW See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132 ► Check out our Community tab for more stories or to suggest videos. ► … Read more Coronavirus: learning urgent lessons from Italy

Coronavirus: UK deaths rise faster than Italy and China at same stage of outbreak

UK Covid-19 deaths rise faster than Italy and China The UK’s Sky News produced a report which would have made for chilling viewing in Britain and Spain, which showed that the outbreak of Covid-19 in the UK and Spain are showing worse trends than those exhibited in Italy: Sky’s Ashish Joshi looks at the data … Read more Coronavirus: UK deaths rise faster than Italy and China at same stage of outbreak

Coronavirus: How can those most at risk prepare? – BBC Newsnight

As the coronavirus spreads in the UK, how can those most at risk protect themselves? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The number of coronavirus cases in the UK has now reached 373 and we are perpetually told the disease is more of a risk to the elderly and those with underlying health problems. So … Read more Coronavirus: How can those most at risk prepare? – BBC Newsnight

Democratic presidential contenders face diversity test in Nevada caucus

Democratic presidential hopefuls will have a chance to demonstrate their appeal to the wider electorate Saturday in a primary vote in Nevada, where the population – 29% Latino, 10% black and 9% Asian American or Pacific Islander – better reflects the country’s demographics than either Iowa or New Hampshire. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 … Read more Democratic presidential contenders face diversity test in Nevada caucus

How Trump is capitalizing on our political divide

America is more politically divided than ever before, and while President Trump didn’t create this division, he is capitalizing on it. Chris Cillizza explains the roots of this division, and draws a comparison to our past. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Trump Third Year Sets New Standard for Party Polarization https://news.gallup.com/poll/283910/trump-third-year-sets-new-standard-party-polarization.aspx. This is why Republicans and … Read more How Trump is capitalizing on our political divide

Singapore Heads Global “Change Readiness” Index

New research by global business services firm, KPMG, ranks Singapore as the country best prepared to face change such as natural disasters, new technology or demographic change. KPMG’s 2013 Change Readiness Index (CRI) was compiled in partnership with Oxford Economics. Among the key findings, the CRI revealed that a country’s wealth is not always a … Read more Singapore Heads Global “Change Readiness” Index