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Joe Biden's graph of the year? It's about Amtrak, of course.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 31, 2013
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Unemployment is way too high -- and it's been that way for awhile.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 31, 2013
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"How can any society or any government succeed when most of its institutions are held in such low regard by its citizens?"

  • Wonkborg,
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  • Dec 31, 2013
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While the short-term unemployment rate is back near its pre-crisis levels, the long-term unemployment rate has barely budged.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 30, 2013
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The great deceleration in health costs continues.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 30, 2013
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It's not just "government." It's these programs.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 30, 2013
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Real median household income has declined 4.4% since the “recovery” began in 2009.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 30, 2013
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The former Fed chair sees a dearth of business investment -- and political uncertainty as the reason.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 30, 2013
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Over the past decade, Rwanda's child mortality rate—once the world’s highest—has fallen at a pace of 11.1% per year.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 29, 2013
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Why aren't consumers benefiting from the drop in gas prices?

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 29, 2013
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"Though black people and white people use marijuana at the same rate, black people are much much much more likely to be arrested for possessing it."

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 28, 2013
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"We need to focus like a laser on the light blue line in this chart," writes Schumer.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 28, 2013
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The experimental evidence for the Higgs boson.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 28, 2013
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"Domestic investments aren’t driving our long-term budget deficit," says Sen. Patty Murray.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 27, 2013
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On first look, Bill Gates's graph is depressing. But look closer and it's a triumph.

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 27, 2013
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Tyler Cowen is still worried about Europe.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Dec 27, 2013
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"A large new peer-reviewed study published in 2013 estimates the number of North American birds killed by cats at well over one billion per year."

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 26, 2013
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Even as the U.S. makes minor reductions in carbon-dioxide emissions domestically, we are mining and drilling for ever more coal and oil and gas.

  • Wonkblog
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  • Dec 26, 2013
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This chart demonstrates not only how low our life expectancy is relative to other developed countries, but also how far we have fallen even in the last 30 years.

  • Wonkblog
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  • Dec 26, 2013
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"There is some sense -- and the president has affirmed this -- that racism is no longer a real threat to mobility, that it is now class. This is wrong."

  • Wonkborg
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  • Dec 26, 2013
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