China is now an empire in denial, according to the FT's Gideon Rachman
Kindles, iPods and the end of cultural snobbery? Oh dear, this can't possibly be good.
Starbucks has opened an office in Kigali, Rwanda, and is set to partner with local coffee farmers. I wonder if this means that I can get my sugar-free vanilla soy latté fix next time I'm in Rwanda?
According to this projection, China will be the second most populous country in the world by 2050 (it is currently first), followed by the U.S. and Nigeria. India will be the foremost populous, while the Congo will be ninth-most.