An initiative set up to source, present, and analyse data that tells the story of global progress. Over 3,000 charts about a range of aspects of global development along with a trove of analysis, make this this site a valuable resource for any looking to understand the world better.
This new(ish) podcast from the makers of Talking Politics covers one big idea in each episode. Topics so far include Tocqueville on Democracy, Marx and Engels on Revolution, Gandhi on Self-Rule, and Weber on Leadership. The website also contains links to further reading on the topics discussed in the podcast.