Posts byMichael Clemence

The five worries of the world

2018: a year of diverging concerns The financial crash of 2008, a decade old this year, has cast a long shadow on the lives of billions. It is only this year that, for the first time since we began this series, unemployment has not been the biggest global concern: instead it is corruption and political…

What worried the world?

How was 2017 for you? Across the year, our What Worries the World poll has gathered the views of citizens in 26 countries every month, finding out how they think things are going and what they see as their country’s biggest concerns. Here is a rundown of who worried about what, and where, in 2017.…

Who tops Trump?

COMEBACK OF THE YEAR He trailed the first round of the presidential election with just 21% to Fujimori’s 40%. He overturned it in the second round, albeit by the wafer-thin margin – of just 41,057 in an electorate of 17 million.<fn>Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Source: Ipsos Peru Base: 1,289 adults aged 18+, 12-14 October 2016 Image…