Nation Jul 07

A world of woe: Why Malthus was right

If you had to choose between living in a hunter-gatherer society and pre-industrial England, which would you pick? The more violent hunter-gatherer society was better: you’d live just as long, with more dietary variety and fewer working hours. Economic historian…

With more than 130 exhibits from scientists, researchers and inventors around the globe, NextFest brings its vision of a new world's fair to New York City. The NewsHour's economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on the high-tech tools and toys of…

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