Really Understanding the World

Seeing the world develop through bubble animation from Hans Rosling makes health and income statistics mesmerizingly enjoyable.

Election Economics: Assessing the US Economy

Is the US economy less sick? Comparing January 2009 when Obama became president and now, let’s see how its “symptoms” have changed. Approximately the Same: Jobs: During January, 2009, the employment number, 133 million, was very similar to today’s. Unemployment…