Statistics

The statistics, which include people dying outside of hospitals, showed there were 7,996 deaths more than the five-year average.
Treasury has long ago broken the so-called 'cappuccino effect' — in which companies have a few black people on top (the cinnamon) on an otherwise white leadership (the cream), with black people being the coffee at the bottom.
We’re still leaving women like Lena Dunham with too few options for dealing with her pain, leading to her taking the extreme measure of having a hysterectomy
We’re still leaving women like Lena Dunham with too few options for dealing with her pain, leading to her taking the extreme measure of having a hysterectomy
If you chose to, you could look at my son's mum as a single mother. In fact he has, for almost all of his 18 years, been surrounded by four loving parents
As Stonewall once again release statistics that make chilling reading for the state of the world for young trans people, I'm once again reminded that we only tangentially live in the same world. Tell me how much time we should wait for things to get better. Tell me that this is exactly how it goes. Tell me it's unfortunate, it's really sad, but you don't really feel comfortable with this kind of chat.
We jump on these sporting narratives because they help us understand a complex set of circumstances and seem to make an unpredictable tournament seem more predictable. These narratives are continued by brands, media and rights holders because they successfully bring people closer to the game, but they don't necessarily speak to what is really going on. To truly judge England at major tournaments, the skill is getting behind the headline, and finding the complicated reasons, not the simple ones.
I often wonder whether the trials and tribulations of the world go hand-in-hand with a lack of wholesome knowledge and education; that negative sentiments and inhumane choices are the consequences of poor literacy and teaching.
This is what the Statistics South Africa Victims of Crime Survey tells us: most believe drugs are the reason for property crimes, ex-prisoners are least welcome in KwaZulu-Natal, and the police are the first people called by most victims.
Today, I mourn my fellow-countryman, the sultan of statistics, the great Hans Rosling.