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Over at the NY Times , "Steven Rattner is a Wall Street executive and a contributing opinion writer" who has put together some graphics delineating the intersection of government taxing and ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 08:31 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Has anyone else noticed, in the last couple of weeks, some of the charts Rachel uses are being set up "backwards"?? It's bugging us A LOT.
by chimene
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 04:06 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I was going around the intertubes and have wondered how that austerity thing is working out here and other places. I was shocked upon visiting a site that had compiled a graph to depict the extent ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 430 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 02:36 PM PST with 424 Recommends
I thought I would use graphical analysis to explain why AUSTERITY IS A REALLY BAD IDEA DURING A FISCAL CRISIS! I am not an economist, but I have spent 20 years teaching graphical analysis and ...
by jea4
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 01:53 PM PST with 10 Recommends
I have continued tracking and charting all of the polls in each state and deeming the winner of each state as determined by the median active credible poll.  As of today, these are the thirteen ...
by quibblingpotatoes
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Oct 20, 2012 at 11:45 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
In April of 2001, I lost my job in the "dot-bomb" recession. I was living in Silicon Valley and had had a few "silicon valley" type jobs (read: I worked for technology companies), the most recent -
by BayAreaKen
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 01:24 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
I confess that I am a mathematically inclined geek, and so I understood and agreed with and even enjoyed Ezra Klein’s segment on the Romney campaign’s misuse of Venn diagrams (The Rachel Maddow ...
by chloris creator
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 01:45 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
In case you're curious as to just what climate change is going to look like when it really gets cranked up in a few years, here's a sneak preview: These two maps are ...
by Neapolitan
Comment Count 203 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 06:56 AM PST with 426 Recommends
The other day Ezra Klein tweeted this:
by Words of Wiesman
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 08:25 AM PST with 15 Recommends
The Economic Policy Institute is reprising 11 of its most "telling charts" from 2011. Below are two of those, and ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 69 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 09:10 AM PST with 142 Recommends
Last week, in Number Sense 029 we added and subtracted nothing from our equations, and ...
by Orinoco
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Dec 03, 2011 at 12:44 PM PST with 19 Recommends
The would-be Super Congress: ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 08:46 AM PST with 23 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 06:23 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Data have proven a potent tool in the hands of dissidents and reform activists elsewhere. Using numbers, OWS can ...
by alonsoquijote
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 05:06 AM PST with 63 Recommends
by Shef
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 03:21 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The latest data dump by the Debt Commission is more metaphorically biological than actually numerical. It is a conglomeration of the most amateurish examples of graphs deliberately – ...
by Steve Love
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 11:10 AM PST with 4 Recommends
I've recently had a back and forth email discussion with a friend of mine about economic issues. He basically said "they're all to blame", holding both parties equally responsible for our economic ...
by barindersharma
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Nov 16, 2010 at 07:58 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Taxes, debt, deficits, Tea Parties, "populist anger", financial crises, there sure is a lot of hootin' and hollerin' about money these days. Sadly, the debate over these issues has pretty much ...
by MikeDub
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue May 04, 2010 at 11:23 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
One of the primary teabagger "criticisms" of Obama is the current Federal Deficit. Teabaggers argue the POTUS is spending recklessly and we need to get back to a conservative budget. The typical ...
by Age of Quarrel
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Dec 14, 2009 at 01:29 PM PST with 14 Recommends
If 2+2= 3 then false If 2+2= 5 then false If 2+2= 4 then true Explained below the fold.
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2009 at 07:58 AM PST with 12 Recommends