Archives for October 2013

Translation: Riots and Vegetables

Anastasia Novikova at Komsomolskaya Pravda details the fallout following demonstrations on the streets of Moscow After a pogrom in Biryulyov, police are checking passer-bys and a fruit and vegetable base with the help of APCs Policemen are maintaining order after mass riots in the West Biryulyovo district of Moscow.   According to the police, around 300 […]

Health Inequalities: Why do Latinos Live Longer than Whites?

Is summarized below for each state (source) – and it shows some very interesting patterns. The average life expectancy of Asian-Americans (86.5 years) is 4 years higher than in Japan – the longest-lived big East Asian country. Taiwan and South Korea are at around 80; Hong Kong is at 83; Singapore is at 81. The […]