Well, they are a useful tool for framing discussion, anyway. As people who read my posts know by now, I love maps. And this collection is one of the best I've seen recently. Enjoy!
38 maps that explain the global economy
Commerce knits the modern world together in a way that nothing else quite does. Almost anything you own these days is the result of a complicated web of global interactions. And there’s no better way to depict those interactions than some maps.