Category Maps & Charts

Everybody Loves Charts

The Economic Policy Institute has released some interesting charts of wages, wage inequality, the recovery, etc. I am always telling people about this travesty: What more do you need to know? This is why you are poor. Advertisements

Minimum Wage Maps!

The White House has just released interactive maps showing how raising the minimum wage would affect workers in every state. You can see how many workers in each state would get a raise (there are 28 million minimum wage workers in the United States), or how many tanks of gas or weeks worth of groceries […]

SNAP Map

Here is an interactive map and analysis of the United States showing the percentage of the population by county enrolled in SNAP (aka food-stamps) compiled by Feeding America, a leading non-profit dedicated to fighting hunger. The analysis by TIME seems to indicate a conflict between the voting records of House Republicans and the reliance of […]