Thursday, April 21, 2011

Economist's interactive "shoe thrower's" index

This is really cool. The higher you rate corruption as an indicator weight, the higher Iraq moves up on the unrest index.

Thanks Fareed Zakaria for posting on fb.

PS: If you set the democracy weight at 90%, Saudi Arabia ranks highest on the index.


Allison said...

Iraqi Mojo,

I'm posting on behalf of the Iraqi & American Reconciliation Project ( We are wondering if you would want to be a guest blogger on our website in response to a recent blog post: If you are interested, contact me at

Anonymous said...

iraq is 175/178 for curruption....

I would say Iraq has become the worst country in the world to live in, probably worse than even Somalia