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Coups d'Etat 1950-2016
Click on a country on the map to filter all the coups from 1950. Use the sliders to choose between cold war and post-cold war, or to focus on a specific period.
The Multibillion Euro Theft
Never before has the state lost so much money through tax trickery. How did the largest tax scandal in postwar German history come to pass? We have the details.
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...
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...
Red and Blue America: The Political Divide at the State Level
The electoral college map, which was ubiquitous during the 2016 US presidential election, masks the political differences within states. In this piece, I examine the political divide at a more...
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...
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...
Searching for Issues Around Voting on Nov 8
Electionland is a project to track and cover voting problems during the 2016 election. It’s a collaboration between ProPublica and the Google News Lab, WNYC News, CUNY Graduate School of...
Behind The 30,000 Flight Data, The Battle Of The Sky In 230 Cities
With the accumulation of urbanization and the population, the demand for air travel is expanding. Through the airport flights and airline data of 230 cities, the works have an insight into how the...
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...
Explore all $304.6 billion in goods that the US imports from Mexico in a year
An entire database made accessible on your phone. Complexity distilled down to a looping, explorable interactive that gives you both the big picture and the minute details. David Yanofsky, Quartz...
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 Donald Trump's Cabinets Compare with Previous Presidents'
President Obama had 10 cabinet picks confirmed in the first 10 days, while action on President Trump’s nominees has been slower.
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...
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...
The War On Smoking In The UK
An infographic covering an overview of the fight against tobacco use and its cost to society in the UK. Information was taken from the NHS, ASH and Kaggle. Additional graphics were taken from Flat...
The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal, explained with a simple diagram
Pipeline Vandalism Cost
Pipeline vandalism leads to scarcity and shortage of petroleum products, as well as decrease in electricity supply with the attendant socio-economic problems. Nigeria over the years has been...
Security Monitor (Observa Segurança)
#Observasegurança is a non-profit public safety data visualization tool. With millions of data points comprising 4 different databases - including ones that have never before been made public -...
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...
Who gets sent home when the government shuts down
The spending bill deadline has come and gone. Here are the federal workers that will be affected.
Mass Shootings In America (1980-2019)
Since 1980, there have been 101 mass shootings in the United States in which four or more victims were killed, most recently on August 31, 2019 in Odessa, TX, where 7 people died. As painful as it...
Visualization of 1.500 individuals and organizations connected directly and indirectly to Donald Trump. The data comes from an investigation by Buzzfeed.
Why does the US lead the world in incarceration?
The US holds only 5% of the world’s population but 25% of the world’s prisoners. Was it the war on drugs? Mandatory minimums? How we got here – the global leader in incarceration – is one of the...
Children On The Move
US Border Crisis: Children on the move, fleeing violence and crossing the US border.
Destruction In Palu
The earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia caused widespread destruction and killed more than 2,000 people. As the amount of destruction was still coming to light, Reuters used a series of...
A snapshot of the jobs malaise
This animated chart tracks the U.S. economy sector by sector, and follows employment and wages since 2006, just before the crash. The circles indicate industries, sized by their average number of...
China’s Coal Capital Is Dying As Local Natural Resources Are Exhausted
China’s coal region has been particularly hard hit as the trend for renewable energy continues to grow, with the outflow of people compounded by low birth rates and ageing populations. We analyse...
How difficult, and how costly, is a hard Brexit?
The bubbles on this page show each of 4,935 trade lines, and the extent of tariffs affecting them; bigger bubbles for a higher value of trade, darker colours for heavier...