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How terrorism in the West compares to terrorism everywhere else
Since the beginning of 2015, the Middle East, Africa and Asia have seen nearly 50 times more deaths from terrorism than Europe and the Americas.
10,000 words ranked according to their Trumpiness
Sometimes information is both telling and funny. Nikhil Sonnad and Keith Collins of Quartz visualize Donald Trump’s unique communication style during the 2016 presidential election. Analyzing the...
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,...
Does your job pay less than it did five years ago?
Wage stagnation and an ever increasing cost of living have left many people feeling poorer over the last few years. But for some workers, skills shortages mean pay has shot up. So is your job on...
This infographic shows the economic data of Greece, from agriculture products to urban population.
Europeans greatly overestimate Muslim population, poll shows
Members of the public in European states including France, Belgium, Germany and the UK greatly overestimate their country’s Muslim population and the rate at which it is growing.
On the Trump Emoto-Coaster
If it felt like you were on an emotional rollercoaster during this past Presidential election, just look at what was happening to Donald Trump. As shown in ten of the major speeches he gave from...
Mapping the Manifestos
The platforms of Britain’s main parties offer voters areas of overlap and clear blue water.
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...
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...
Faces of power
Exploring the International Food Trade
The interactive chord chart explores the international trade of vegetables, animals, and food products between the top 15 import and export countries from 2005 to 2014. Each chord represents the...
The 10 Ages of Migration
There was an estimated 2.85 million residents moving between local authorities in England and Wales between July 2014 and June 2015 according to data from ONS. The maps show the net flow per 1,000...
Another New Normal
2016 was a stormy year for the real estate market. First of all, the sale amount of China's real estate reached 10.25 trillion yuan. Second, 22 cities in China took turns to restrict the purchase...
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...
Here’s what we know so far about Team Trump’s ties to Russian interests
Congress and U.S. intelligence agencies are scrutinizing connections between Russia and the Trump campaign as they investigate evidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Here are members...
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...
Pollution: Have a Gold Star
The second largest polluing country in the world blatantly denies the existence of global warming, while we are witnessing some of the harshest environmental disasters directly related to the issue...
Deportations from the US
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...
The Threat From North Korea’s Missiles
Pyongyang has accelerated its tests of missiles and nuclear bombs as it tries to develop a nuclear-armed missile that could hit the U.S. mainland.
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...
The use of chemical weapons is banned under international law and could constitute a war crime. International investigators have concluded that sarin, chlorine and sulphur mustard gas have been...
Urban and rural America are becoming increasingly polarized
Since Obama’s election in 2008, the trend of urban counties voting for Democrats and rural counties voting for Republicans has grown stronger.
North Korea Interactives
A suite of information graphics detailing North Korea's military ambitions.
A show of force
North Korea’s military parades are an impressive sight. They can also give away important information about the regime’s capabilities and ambitions. Here we deconstruct all of Kim Jong Un’s major...
How Donald Trump's Web of LLCs Obscures his Business Interests
President-elect Donald Trump owns a helicopter in Scotland. To be more precise, he has a revocable trust that owns 99% of a Delaware limited liability company that owns 99% of another Delaware...
Who made us feel that the world is not safe？
Over the past few years, terrorist attacks have increased again and again, causing the world to be in a chaotic situation and the security situation is troublesome. As we all know, terrorist...
These lawmakers might want to consider crossing the aisle in the 115th Congress
Some Democratic senators who face reelection next year are gearing up for a tough sell: that they still represent their voters’ interests, even if they’ve stuck with a party many of those voters...
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...
___ is more: Millennials versus Baby Boomers
___ is more? For Millennials and Baby Boomers, there is a clear divide between those who prioritize personal experiences versus financial stability as the "more" that they value. This piece won...