Jared Diamond

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Jared Diamond’s latest book focuses on how various countries deal with times of crisis. Photograph:  Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/Getty

Jared Diamond has written a new book, Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crises, about how different nations have weathered crises in recent cent(...)

Italy’s Mario Balotelli celebrates after heading the ball past England goalkeeper Joe Hart to score the decisive goal in the Azzurri’s 2-1 victory  at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

On Friday night hundreds of England fans crushed into Bar do Armando on Rua 10 de Julho in Manaus and drank their heads off. Long after the sun had(...)

Sitting in the sun on a holiday weekend is a chance to reflect on one of the oddest questions in economic geography: Why are hot countries poor? Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Sitting in the sun on a holiday weekend is a chance to reflect on one of the oddest questions in economic geography. Why are hot countries poor? If yo(...)