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A Matter of Time
“A Matter of Time” takes a comprehensive look at the nature of long prison terms in the U.S. – how time served in state prisons has grown in recent years, who is serving the longest prison terms,...
Donald Trump’s rise from joke candidate to Commander in Chief was extraordinary. As Delayed Gratification is a Slow Journalism magazine, which reports on events at least three months after they’ve...
Tongues of Fire
Tongues of Fire is a series of Data Visualizations with the objective of representing the variations and discrepancies in words used by corporate news media. The data itself is comprised of the...
Our Future, Together
Just as explorers use a compass and architects a blueprint, demographers use pyramid charts to read the tea leaves: What groups are aging or booming with youth , and what do these shapes tell us...
The Executive Abroad
No sitting American president traveled outside the country before Theodore Roosevelt traveled to Panama in 1906 to see the construction of the Panama Canal. A century later Air Force One regularly...
Clinton and Trump Have Very Different Strategies for the Final Stretch
As the presidential campaign enters its final weeks, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are making their closing arguments in this long and bruising election. The candidates’ positions on the issues...
Manufacturing jobs are returning to some places. But these jobs are different.
The United States has lost millions of factory jobs, but in the last few years, some have come back. Can more return?
Every 40-year Returns Curve from US Stock Indexes since 1870, superimposed
This image represents all possible return curves from index funds 1870 to 2016, using a buy-and-hold strategy. All values are "real" returns, meaning that dividends and inflation have already been...
What President Obama’s executive actions mean for President Trump
Executive orders are just one of nearly 30 types of presidential actions that the president can use to do his job. All presidents have used them — they range from Lincoln’s Emancipation...
Global Modern Slavery 2016
Slavery is a term that many don’t associate with modern times; however 45.8 million people are estimated to be living in slavery today. The chart below shows their distribution worldwide and the...
Until the upheaval of 2015, Europe was home to the world’s most open frontiers. But within months, a messy effort to halt a mass flow of migrants fleeing wars in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan...
Instead of Brexit
The Brexit divorce bill is estimated to be £66 billion. Instead, let’s buy every working person in the UK a burrito for lunch every day for a year.
The growing gap between the top and bottom rungs of the socio-economic ladder has been a prominent topic of public discourse in recent years. Statistics vividly portray this phenomenon. According...
Are U.K. Economic Data Leaking?
The timing of price moves in British markets suggeststh some investors are informed about sensitive, unpublished economic data; a phenomena traders have complained about for years. We visualized 5...
Before Getting a Seat on the Bench, Supreme Court Nominees Have a Hill to Climb
Less than two weeks after taking office, President Donald Trump announced that he was nominating Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Roughly two months later, he was confirmed by the Senate. That...
Kushners’ China Deal Flop Was Part of Much Bigger Hunt for Cash
In 2007, the Kushners bought a flagship Manhattan tower at 666 Fifth Ave. for a record $1.8 billion — mostly with debt. An investigation into their finances reveal a real estate company overwhelmed...
Trump's Global Empire
The data shows the number of foreigners removed from the United States has been increasing for several decades. Trump’s hard-line stance might not be the fundamental shift in national policy as it...
Eight years. 533 campaign promises. Tracking the record of President Barack Obama.
How America’s Thinking Changed Under Obama
Public opinion on 32 big issues over the past eight years
Great Britain and the European Union of 27
This latest visualization has its genesis in this reddit thread. I wanted to represent the data therein in a way that would be easier to compare than a print-screen of an Excel table. As time went...
Public budgets visualized. Website & tool.
Democratic governments take 30%-50% of our income. Arguments about economics, politics and corruption occupy a large part of the public discourse. But shockingly - in the age of self-driving cars -...
A breakdown of internal migration in the U.S. A project for BookYourData.com
The Return of the Big Screen
In 1984 Apple introduced Macintosh for the first time. In the 1984 ad, the big screen, which was presented as a metaphor for collectivism and censorship, was broken down into small individual...
Padma Bhumi Awards
Padma Awards, which were instituted in the year 1954, are announced every year by the Government of India on the occasion of Indian Republic Day. The award is given in three categories, namely,...
All but two countries are in the Paris climate agreement. The U.S. could be the third.
President Trump declared that the United States would leave the Paris climate agreement, following months of infighting among Trump’s staff that left the world in suspense. He said he hopes to...
70 countries have had a female leader
As nations around the world celebrate International Women’s Day, the number of countries that have had a female leader continues to expand. But the list is still relatively short, and even when...
The Most Impactful Inventions in Each State In the U.S.
People love inventions. TV shows like Shark Tank and Make Me a Millionaire are pulling in a crazy number of viewers each night based on content around inventions. MidAmerica Nazarene University has...
Venezuela's fortunes rise and fall with the price of oil, and when crude prices tanked in 2014, its economy was thrown into chaos. A government that had relied on oil revenues to fund social...
2017 Terrorist Attacks
In recent years, an increasing number of terrorist attacks have shocked communities around the world. Many of the gravest attacks have occurred in nations often overlooked by Western media, such as...
DataCrime - Decoding public safety in Brazil
Public Safety data in Brazil is a difficult subject, almost impossible for a regular person to grasp. The data is spread across different government agencies and, more often than not, the agencies...