There are a couple of articles that caught my eye in this week’s Economist. Amongst the arrival of Paul Ryan’s name as Romney’s running mate and a briefing on the finances of the Catholic Church in America, this issue led with looking at humans as ecosystems. I however was captivated by exotic tales about Brazil, host to the next Olympiad and the economics of self-storage.
As if the Olympics hadn’t been exciting enough but now the torch has been passed onto Rio de Janeiro, the first country in South America to host the event. With this comes great responsibility and pressure, so it seems inevitable that the criticisms would start flying in as soon as London’s time was up. Indeed they did, with majority of concerns over the infrastructure that is essential for the running of a successful games.
The double spread puts a new spotlight on the world’s fifth…
View original post 340 more words