Chart of the Week: How South Africa changed, and didn’t, over Mandela’s lifetime
South Africa experienced tremendous political change during Nelson Mandela’s lifetime, but whites remain on top of the country’s economy.
Chart of the Week: A minute on the Internet
Keeping up with what people do online is no easy task — just ask the researchers in our Internet Project. Nor is it much easier for those seeking ways to make money off online activities — they’re changing almost too fast to keep up with. But the folks at Quartz, the business-news site from Atlantic […]
Chart of the Week: Americans on the move
How to visualize American migration from state to state — without maps.
Chart of the Week: Inflation and unemployment through the decades
A look at 80+ years of economic history shows a complicated relationship between inflation and unemployment.
Chart of the Week: The changing patterns of global income distribution
Swedish academic Hans Rosling uses advanced graphics and display technology to show how billions of people worldwide have escaped extreme poverty.
Chart of the Week: A U.S. Human Development Index
A mapping tool from Measure of America lets users easily access a trove of health, education and economic data about each state.
Chart of the Week: An all-encompassing view of the recovery
The state of the U.S. recovery, in one chart.
Chart of the Week: The geography of the House’s conservative core
More than half of House Republicans who wanted to use the appropriations process to de-fund the Affordable Care Act are from the South.
Chart of the Week: The literacy-productivity connection
For both individuals and nations, greater literacy is linked to greater income.
Chart of the Week: The world’s most popular web sites
Search engines and social networking services are the most popular web sites in nearly every country, but Google and Facebook aren’t always the leaders.