Tag Archives: world map

A COVID kind of year-end

Usually this is the week when I review my success or lack thereof with my New Year’s resolutions from the past year and decide on my resolutions for the coming year. I’ve been doing this all my life; it didn’t … Continue reading

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Why the U.S.-Canada border isn’t going to open any time soon – or the Atlantic Bubble

As this map and graph illustrate so clearly, many parts of the world are experiencing a frighteningly potent new wave of coronavirus cases. Different jurisdictions are trying different strategies to try to contain the spread, from tight lockdowns to government … Continue reading

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Map Monday: taking a look at social progress around the world

This week I’m pleased to introduce you to a fascinating website that I was pointed to by a good friend and fellow map lover. Thanks, Bob (aka Robert). A non-profit organization called the Social Progress Imperative provides its annual report … Continue reading

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Top posts of 2019 – and top countries for readership

Here it is, the last day of the year – and of a turbulent decade – and along with all the reviews of news, sports, culture, and investing, there are lots of bloggers posting a look at their year in … Continue reading

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