Fact Tank Nov. 27, 2013

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 ┬ábusiness-news site from Atlantic […]

Fact Tank Nov. 22, 2013

Chart of the Week: Americans on the move

How to visualize American migration from state to state — without maps.

Fact Tank Nov. 15, 2013

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.

Fact Tank Nov. 8, 2013

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.

Fact Tank Nov. 1, 2013

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.

Fact Tank Oct. 25, 2013

Chart of the Week: An all-encompassing view of the recovery

The state of the U.S. recovery, in one chart.

Fact Tank Oct. 18, 2013

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.

Fact Tank Oct. 11, 2013

Chart of the Week: The literacy-productivity connection

For both individuals and nations, greater literacy is linked to greater income.

Fact Tank Oct. 4, 2013

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.

Fact Tank Sep. 27, 2013

Chart of the Week: The bipartisan federal debt limit

Raising the federal debt limit has given both Republicans and Democrats, in Congress and the White House, fits for decades.