The New Statesman Alternative World Cup Wallchart

Still not sure who to cheer for in the World Cup? Help is at hand.

If the prospect of 64 games of football across 31 days is leaving you bemused, confused or simply uninterested, let us help you through it with our ethical take on the World Cup. All 32 teams are graded by the following criteria, letting you make the right choice:

  • Peace
  • Green credentials
  • Press freedom
  • Quality of health care
  • Stability

You can download our World Cup Wallchart by clicking on the link below.

NS World Cup Wallchart

Download the chart (PDF).

(We're not the only ones to have given the World Cup an ethical twist. Check out this rather fine online effort from the World Development Movement.)

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Jon Bernstein, former deputy editor of New Statesman, is a digital strategist and editor. He tweets @Jon_Bernstein. 

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The Deep Dive podcast: Mandates and Manifestos

The New Statesman's Deep Dive podcast.

Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood return for another episode of the Deep Dive. This time they're plunging into the murky world of election promises with Catherine Haddon, resident historian at the Institute of Government. Together they explore what an electoral mandate means, what a manifesto is for, and why we can't sue the government when they fail to keep their promises.

Plus: Rant or Rave? Find out which podcasts have had our hosts on tenterhooks.

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