In 1972, the federal government spent $55 billion on means-tested programs and tax credits. In 2012, it spent $588 billion.
Suevon Lee at ProPublica has a great piece going through the for-profit higher education sector by the numbers. But why stop at numbers when you can have an infographic?
This infographic from the law firm David Polk shows how big Dodd-Frank is getting -- and how much bigger it's likely to get. Plus: Does Lloyd Blankfein's qualified endorsement make you trust the law more or less?