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Where does the government get its money, and what does it spend it on?
The chancellor’s second budget of the year sets out where Philip Hammond expects the state to get money from in 2018, and how he expects it to be spent.
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...
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...
Terror’s daily reality
To capture the toll of terror, the Los Angeles Times tracked every fatal act of terrorism around the world in April. By the end of the month, terror had struck 180 times, wounded 1,385 and...
It wasn’t always the East – where Germany votes for the far-right
The German federal election takes place this September. For the first time since the 1950s, a party to the right of the CDU/CSU is on track to enter the German parliament: the right-wing populist...
Crime Calendar In Costa Rica | Calendario De Delitos En Costa Rica
The visualization shows the amount of crimes committed in Costa Rica between 2015 and 2019 with a daily detail. Additionally it shows the daily and monthly average of crimes.
An engagement piece done for members of the Vice voices panel showing them the results of a study on key issues impacting them in the US.
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...
NBC News: Election Confessions
Dear Judges: Election Confessions is a custom-built & custom-designed NBC News web app that lets readers share their innermost thoughts about the presidential candidates and lets NBC staff...
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...
North Korea Interactives
A suite of information graphics detailing North Korea's military ambitions.
What happened in Manchester?
What happened in Manchester is a video made the day after the terrorist attack in the Manchester Arena. At times like this, when news develops quickly, the NOS newsroom works at full speed to cover...
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...
2016 US Campaign Expenses
How did candidates spend their money in the 2016 US Election cycle? Data from the FEC
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...
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...
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...
Zones Of Silence (Zonas De Silencio)
A project that visualizes news coverage of murders in Mexico. A Machine Learning algorithm was created and trained to locate, collect, and analyze news stories online. After the data was filtered...
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.
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...
Trading with Trump
The "Trading with Trump" infographic focuses on global trade and what stocks would initially benefit when Trump started his presidency based on what he has said during his campaign. Of Trump’s...
Devastation At A Church In Negombo
A forensic analysis of newly obtained CCTV footage shows the movements of a suspected suicide bomber in the Sri Lanka attacks. The project explains how the man, with a large backpack, casually...
It’s not just the Cabinet: Trump’s transition team may need to find about 4,100 appointees
When President Obama left office on Jan. 20, so did his appointees, which meant President-elect Donald Trump had to fill more than 4,000 vacancies by presidential appointment in his new...
Korea And Japan Trade War: Locked In An Unequal Relationship And How To Overcome it
Our visualisation sheds a new perspective on the ongoing trade war between Japan and Korea. The first chart provides an overview of goods in which Korea recorded trade deficit and surplus...
How does the world percieve corruption?
How does the world perceive corruption? The Corruption Perception Index is maintained by Transparency International from 2012 to 2015.
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...
Disinformation, 'Fake News' And Influence Campaigns On Twitter
Did you know it’s not that hard to identify bots and automated accounts on social media? You can simply follow the traces they leave and their non-human behavior is easily revealed! Accurat turned...
How Kerala’s Dams Failed To Prevent Catastrophe
More than 5 million people in Kerala were affected and over 200 were killed amid torrential rain and floods in August 2018. The flooding, dubbed the worst to hit the southern state in nearly a...
Who Really Controls A Tech Company Once It Goes Public
Typically, an investor’s power over a company is proportional to the the amount of money they’ve invested: The more shares you own, the more votes you have to vote for members of the board or on...
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...