theeconomist: Daily Chart: The Shoe Throwers Index. This week we crunched lots of statistics to predict where the next Arab revolution could most likely occur. Click through to find out how we put together this “index of unrest”, and to suggest ways it could be improved. Qatar must be benefiting from all those American consulting companies they’ve been … Continue reading

Protestors prayed in Tahrir Square on Tuesday.  Organizers had called for a “march of millions” as reports swirled that the government was trying to cut off access to the city of Cairo.   (Photo: Hannibal Hanschke / EPA via the New York Times) Continue reading