New Frontiers in Political Manipulation
(Bloomberg View) -- Google Isn't Swinging Elections, But It Could
Don't worry; the mammoth of Mountain View probably isn't gaming its political search suggestions. But Leonid Bershidsky warns that search engines could easily tweak their algorithms to benefit their preferred candidates.
The World's Most Important Graph Heads to the Graveyard
A simple visualization of shifting global income, much beloved by economists, turns out to be wrong. Noah Smith explains why you shouldn't trust the "Elephant Graph."
Income Liftoff Shows the Recovery Is Real
Trump's New Middle-Class Entitlement
Mega-Ships May Be Too Big Not to Fail
For years, shipping lines kept adding capacity even as demand slowed; now, companies are stuck with half-filled leviathans, some too large to enter major ports and canals. Justin Fox considers what it means for the global economy.
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