Posts Tagged ‘politics’

July 23rd, 2012 - 10:07 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

Infographic: America’s Not-So-Proud Tradition of Government Corruption

Our government is corrupt. It is a fact. It is made up of human beings and since people are not perfect, neither is our government. Our government is full of good people as well, but unfortunately people are more interested in the corrupt aspects than the good. But corruption isn’t a new thing[...]

April 30th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, STEM

State of the Union

  Today’s infographic takes various key words in State of the Union addresses since 2001 and creates size bubbles based on their use. Words and subjects include economy, war, and family. It shows a variety of things, including what is important to the President, and what is important to t[...]

March 27th, 2012 - 10:42 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations

Washington Experience Viewed Less Positively

With education in America becoming better and better, more and more people think they know what is best for the country, and because people are better educated they would, in theory, be right. It seems as though people are more opinionated about politics, or they may just be able to spread their opi[...]

January 26th, 2012 - 2:13 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

Choice Words – Graphic –

  It is very easy to manipulate an idea simply by changing the wording. One could express that they did a very small amount of their homework in very many different ways using the same phrase. Saying that one did some of their homework could mean one problem to all but one problem. Politicians [...]

November 23rd, 2011 - 12:55 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities, STEM

Who owes what to whom in Europe

In one of my recent posts about public opinion on the Occupy movement, I mentioned that people blame the problems of this country on a variety of things. One of these things is the deficit, and how much money we owe to other countries. This is something I have been thinking about over the years, kn[...]

November 16th, 2011 - 2:44 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities

Politilines shows what candidates talk about during debates

Think about your day, and think about the conversations you had? What did you talk about the most? Your weekend plans, politics, a sports game? What you talk most about often shows your priorities. This infographic shows what presidential candidates talk most about during debates. Politicians are tr[...]