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China's Global Energy Finance
Since 2000, China has provided upwards of $160 billion in development finance to the energy sector for foreign governments across the globe. To understand the scope and breadth of these...
How do people search for candidates and political topics? And what are they really interested in? Wahl 2Q17 uses Google Trends to visualize the Google Search interest in the top candidates of the...
Those places High-speed rail (HSR) could take you to
High-speed rail has developed rapidly in China in recent years. Its maximum speed has recently increased, to 350 kilometers per hour, and it has shortened the trip from Beijing to Nanjing to 3.5...
Visualization of 1.500 individuals and organizations connected directly and indirectly to Donald Trump. The data comes from an investigation by Buzzfeed.
Welsh Assembly Members Timeline
The graphic shows every Welsh Assembly Member since 1999, how long they served, and which party.
The size of the gender wage gap in Australia
To understand what the gap means in people's every day life, I compared the time it takes for men and women to earn those wages. In each occupation, how many weeks at a male's average salary does...
What if: The EU had presidential elections like the USA?
There are two phenomena which converged towards the writing of this blogpost. First of, the recent US elections have put into question, yet again, the voting system used in electing the US...
The fate of the Caliphate
This is the animated story of the rise, and the eventual fall of the self-proclaimed IS caliphate. The video was produced by the largest news organisation in the Netherlands, NOS. It came about...
The Saudi Dynasty
Infographic showing the order of succession in the royal family of Saudi Arabia since Ibn Saud, founder of the country in 1932. The complexity of the royal family of Saudi Arabia was a challenge....
The President of the United States - Exploring 228 years of the Commander-in-Chief
This visualization explores the history of American leadership, displaying a timeline of every past president and charting their lives from birth, through education, career and presidency. It...
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...
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...
One Angry Bird
The inaugural address contains the first words uttered by a new president. It is an untarnished moment during which the American leader can set the presidential tone, inspire a country, put an...
This survey is an estimate of the political balance of power at the time of the survey, not a prediction of the outcome of the upcoming elections. The reliability of a survey depends on its...
How popular is Donald Trump?
President Trump’s first real test on the ballot will come 20 months from now, when Republicans face voters at the midterm elections. But those Republicans have decisions to make today about whether...
The new space race
Commercial companies like SpaceX are starting to gain traction in the space industry. There are currently more than a dozen private rocketscapsules and spaceplanes under development, with more on...
A month of breaking news alerts, visualized
But there’s another factor that probably plays into how deluged we seem to be with news: Every time something happens, major or minor, our phones vibrate with an update — often from multiple...
Map: Donald Trump’s “mean, mean, mean” health care bill is meanest to his most crucial voters
An $834 billion cut to Medicaid, the government’s health insurance for the poor, is the biggest single change in the health-care bill that the US House of Representatives passed in May and the US...
Here's how 'Obamacare' covered Americans with pre-existing conditions. What happens next?
In all, at least 30 pre-existing conditions would automatically disqualify people from major health insurance plans before the Affordable Care Act, according to another recent study by the Kaiser...
The Italian Constitutional Referendum Street by Street
Compare the results of the Constitutional Referendum with the results of the latest Administrative Elections for the City of Turin.
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...
Federal budget 2017
The Government expects to spend $14 billion more in the next financial year compared to the current financial year.
Comparing Women's Working Hours Across the Globe
Based on data from The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, this visualization examines the number of hours worked by women on average per week. The story originally appeared in...
How three recent launches signalled new leaps in North Korea's missile capabilities
It wasn’t a big surprise, but it was a big deal — so much so that North Korea issued commemorative stamps. Two successful missile launches in July almost certainly proved that the country had...
North Korea's missiles and their ranges
The rocket tests of recent years show that North Korean missiles are no longer limited to targets across Asia. Their ultimate and preferred target, the US, is now within reach of its latest...
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 -...
Election results 2017: seat by seat
Latest general election results from the UK’s 650 constituencies. Theresa May’s gamble has failed; the Conservatives have lost their parliamentary majority and have turned to the DUP to support...
Election Results in the Third Dimension
The typical red/blue U.S. election map is in some ways deceiving. Since there is no adjustment made for population density, the balance of colors often tells you very little about which candidate...
Eurozones - The Brexit Landscape
The Eurozone? The European Economic Area? The European Free-Trade Area? The European Customs Union? Whaaat? A graphic that hopefully clarifies the complex structure of the European Union and the...
Who is your president?
The visualization shows the 45 US Presidents cronologically ordered, divided by parties (Democrats or Republicans) and by mandate’s duration. For each President are visualized how many times...