Joe Biden's graph of the year? It's about Amtrak, of course.
Unemployment is way too high -- and it's been that way for awhile.
"How can any society or any government succeed when most of its institutions are held in such low regard by its citizens?"
While the short-term unemployment rate is back near its pre-crisis levels, the long-term unemployment rate has barely budged.
The great deceleration in health costs continues.
It's not just "government." It's these programs.
Real median household income has declined 4.4% since the “recovery” began in 2009.
The former Fed chair sees a dearth of business investment -- and political uncertainty as the reason.
Over the past decade, Rwanda's child mortality rate—once the world’s highest—has fallen at a pace of 11.1% per year.
Why aren't consumers benefiting from the drop in gas prices?
"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."
"We need to focus like a laser on the light blue line in this chart," writes Schumer.
The experimental evidence for the Higgs boson.
"Domestic investments aren’t driving our long-term budget deficit," says Sen. Patty Murray.
On first look, Bill Gates's graph is depressing. But look closer and it's a triumph.
Tyler Cowen is still worried about Europe.
"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."
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.
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.
"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."