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Big Data comes of age

J. Walker Smith writes: One of the biggest winners in the US Presidential election was New York Times’ political blogger, Nate Silver. His success tells us something important about the… Read More »

The return of rhetoric

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The return of rhetoric

Emily Pitts writes: King’s Place in London held an elegant discussion last week on the art of rhetoric, led by Tony Benn, Simon Schama, Polly Toynbee, Geoffrey Robertson and curated… Read More »

Rebranding Brand America

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Rebranding Brand America

Andy Stubbings writes: Much has been written about the effect that Barack Obama might have on perceptions of Brand USA; it’s also worth considering what it might mean for American… Read More »

Grant Park’s tipping points

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Grant Park’s tipping points

Editor’s note: Walker Smith, who runs The Futures Company’s Yankelovich division in the United States, has sent a long post reflecting on the 40-year context of Barack Obama’s Presidential victory… Read More »