FX – How to think of the world

Food for thought.

FX requires conceptual backgrounds. The following articles cover physical/geographic perceptions, demographics now, and demographics soon. Keep these in mind as you analyze topics this season.

This interactive map shows how ‘wrong’ other maps are

See where women outnumber men around the world (and why)

5 ways the world will look dramatically different in 2100

Quick take: Africa is as big as the U.S., China, and India put together – and is going to have most of the world’s population increase. All that for an area sometimes referred to as the Third World of the Third World. What does this say about resource and government issues there? One of the effects of the EU migrant crisis is concern in some quarters for the possible the Africanization of Europe; what do the articles above suggest on that?


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