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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...
Bullies and Victims: How bullying incidents vary across grades and how they are reported
We analyzed a friendship and aggression network collected from a group of high school students (8th–12th graders). We depicted social behaviors among the studied subjects by designing a...
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...
It's not so ISIS
Terrorism is a complex phenomenon, that originates in the violent radicalization of different mindsets. In the 90s the “Declaration on Joint Action to Counter Terrorism” of the ONU General Assembly...
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.
Padma Bhumi Awards
Padma Awards, which were instituted in the year 1954, are announced every year by the Government of India on the occasion of Indian Republic Day. The award is given in three categories, namely,...
The news is a major part of how many people obtain information every day. While it provides a vital function to keep people informed about the important issues, we don't often consciously consider...
The rise of Islamic State in Southeast Asia
The attack by IS-related groups on the Philippine city of Marawi has highlighted the increasing presence of the militant group in Southeast Asia and has set alarm bells ringing.
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...
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...
All the government barbecues
In the last seven years, Brazilian public funds were used to pay for, on average, two steakhouse dinners every day. Since December of 2009, when all the expenses paid with government-sponsored...
Childhood Obesity and Poverty in America
Artwork for 2U regarding childhood obesity and poverty in America
50/30/20 - Income & Financial Stability in America
The goal of this project is to use data to allow people to explore an average financial situation under a variety of constraints. We often hear comments by politicians or opinion writers that if...
How the opioid epidemic became America's worst drug crisis ever
Drug overdoses now kill more Americans than HIV/AIDS did at its peak. These maps and charts tell the story.
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...
The Russian State Duma
Interactive visualisation depicting the structure of the lower house of the Federal Assembly [parliament] of Russia, bringing to light the intricate positioning and repositioning of parliament...
The Great Asian Arms Buildup
The 15th Shangri-La Dialogue kicks off in Singapore on June 3, with a keynote speech by Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha. The region’s most prestigious defense meeting gathers military...
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...
70 countries have had a female leader
As nations around the world celebrate International Women’s Day, the number of countries that have had a female leader continues to expand. But the list is still relatively short, and even when...
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.
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...
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...
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...
United States' debt
The US's debt is one third of the World's total debt.
Mapping the Manifestos
The platforms of Britain’s main parties offer voters areas of overlap and clear blue water.
The Parallel Reality of Hungarian Government Media
This project was created to draw attention to the vast differences on how independent and government media reports recent demonstrations in Budapest. On April 12 and 13 I’ve saved a screenshot...
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...
The Perfect Presidential Stump Speech
For this thought experiment, we asked one former Republican speech writer and one Democratic speechwriter to team up and compose a bipartisan presidential stump speech that panders to the largest...
___ 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...
Our Future, Together
Just as explorers use a compass and architects a blueprint, demographers use pyramid charts to read the tea leaves: What groups are aging or booming with youth , and what do these shapes tell us...