Noxious numbers: press freedom and long-term investment

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The rank of the United States of America in freedom of the press, according to Reporters Without Borders. (Note: This is an upgrade on last year’s rank.)

$592,000,000

The projected cost of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, according to McClatchy Newspapers. (Note: We ain’t leavin’!) 

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One response to “Noxious numbers: press freedom and long-term investment

  1. You might want to check out these ranksings from the Economist. Us comes in 17th in the democracy index and a lowly 96 in the global peace index, right between Yemen and Iran.

    http://www.economist.com/markets/rankings/displaystory.cfm?story_id=8908438

    http://www.economist.com/markets/rankings/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9425707

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