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coronavirusWorld Passes Official Count of 1 Million Coronavirus Cases

The World has officially passed the 1 million coronavirus case level. There are many undercounts from undiagnosed cases and undiagnosed deaths. There is also systemic underreporting. There is also massive under-testing. SOURCES- Worldometers Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com Brian Wang …

coronavirusSadly COVID-19 Will Be Worse Than Flu and as Bad as WW2 in Some Countries

Dr. Anthony Fauci, medical leading the US Coronavirus task force, says based on what he’s seeing, the U.S. could experience between 100,000 and 200,000 deaths from Covid-19. Europe appears to be on track for two to six times more COVID-19 …

citiesCOVID-19 Projections By Country and State

Italy’s coronavirus COVID-19 deaths are taking over three days to double and the next double may stretch out to about 9-12 days. This would mean that Italy crisis is slowing down in major way. Italy’s daily deaths seemed to peak …

asiaGlobal Middle Class Passing 4 Billion in 2020

The global middle class is already the largest segment of demand in the global economy and the global middle class will pass 4 billion people by end 2020 and 5.3 billion people by 2030. The global middle class are households …

chinaChina’s Birthrate Drops to 70 Year Low

China’s birthrate fell in 2019 to 10.48 which is a 70 year low. This is between the US at 12 and Japan at 8. This means that China’s 1.4 billion people had 14.65 million births. This is down 565,000 from …

citiesA Hyper-Connected World With 25 Times Faster Travel Will Triple the World Economy

Nextbigfuture has looked at the likely future of SpaceX up to 2030 and now recaps the view to 2030 and extends the view to 2050. The Mars aspect of SpaceX future impact will be less important than how 25X the …

citiesFuture of Under One Hour Travel Between Major World Cities

SpaceX will bring point to point travel between major world cities starting near the end of the 2020s if they can increase the safety. It will more likely become significant around 2035-2045. The first spaceports would be in New York, …

populationLatest UN Population Forecast

The world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to a new United Nations report. The World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights, which is …

crimeChina and USA Are World Inprisonment Leaders

The Prison Policy Institute has detailed statistics of those held in US Federal, State and local prisons. It seems to include the 14,000 to 18,000 detained immigrants. The total numbers in US prisons seems to be higher than in any …

chinaChina Needs Revamped Policy and a New Wave of Technology and Development

A Brookings research paper calculates that from 2008 to 2016, China has been overstating its GDP growth by about 1.7% per year. This would mean that China is now overstating its GDP by 20%. The investment and savings rate in …