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13 Ways Europe Does Food Safer, Cleaner, and Kinder »

This infographic was created for the Winter 2014 issue of YES! Magazine, How To Eat Like Our Lives Depend On…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 1359
Score: 21

Cloudy With a Chance of $100 Billion in Damages »

The increasingly developed landscape of modern society is in as much danger as ever from the catastrophic forces of Mother…

Worldwatch Institute
by: Worldwatch Institute
views: 882
Score: 15

Why Corporations Want Our Public Schools »

This infographic appears in the Winter 2014 issue of YES! Magazine, Education Uprising: The New Rebels Taking Back Our Public…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 764
Score: 14

The United States of Consumption »

The United States, with less than 5 percent of global population, consumes 22 percent of the world’s oil, 13 percent…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 960
Score: 13

Women Under-Represented in Media »

Women are still grossly under-represented in media. The chart above shows the distribution of bylines for print journalists from January…

The Media Consortium
by: The Media Consortium
views: 1255
Score: 12

The Hobby Lobby Decision in the Court of Public Opinion »

Luckily for Hobby Lobby, their case was decided by nine Supreme Court Justices, not the public. A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 366
Score: 11

Wages Up? Employment Could Suffer »

The authors of "Minimum Wages," a book released in 2008, reviewed 100 studies concerning wages that have been published since…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 245
Score: 11

Is 2014 the Year of the Keystone Pipeline? »

The proposed Keystone XL pipeline has the potential to create 1,950 jobs and pump $3.4 billion into the US economy.…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 492
Score: 11

The Value of the Black Market »

The Black Market is an incredibly lucrative industry in the United States with an estimated value exceeding hundreds of billions…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 345
Score: 10

We knew Wall Street was stacking the deck, but this much? »

Since the passage of the sweeping regulatory overhaul package designed to prevent another dramatic financial collapse, a new wave of…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 517
Score: 10

Princeton Study: American Government No Longer A Democracy »

When the policy-preferences of median-income Americans were compared to actual government policies enacted, the public majority's interests were found to…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 536
Score: 10

Reefer Madness Could Bring Big Bucks »

The generated tax from marijuana in Colorado could be massive according to a recent NBC survey. NBC spoke to 18…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 345
Score: 10

The Filthy Profits From Human Trafficking »

According to UN statistics, there is an estimated US $31.6 billion of global profits generated from the exploitation of all…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 301
Score: 10

America: Land of the Free But Home of the Overworked »

There are 196 countries on Planet Earth. 92% of them mandate time off each week, 95% of them mandate paid…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 883
Score: 9

Student Debt Could Hold You Back in the Future »

Student debt burdens are weighing on economic fortunes of younger Americans. Households headed by young adults owing student debt lag…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 391
Score: 9

Looking for Work? Don't Forget to Watch Your Waistline »

A recently released study by Gallup reveals a correlation between obesity rates and length of unemployment. Direct causes are not…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 206
Score: 9

Mandela's Unknown Revolution: Africa's Biggest Economy »

While many know the first fully-democratically-elected president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, as a champion of equality and civil justice,…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 228
Score: 9

20 Years of Income Inequality in One Picture »

From 1990 to 2007, wage inequality in the U.S. increased significantly. The bottom 90-95% went down. The top 5% went…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 386
Score: 9

#Lies: The Most Prolific Lie Ever Told... »

"I have read and agreed to the terms and conditions." You know you've done it. You've clicked that little box…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 356
Score: 8

Our Unequal Globe’s Billions and Trillions »

Midway through 2014, the Credit Suisse Research Institute noted last month, the 3.3 billion adults in the world with less…

Institute for Policy Studies
by: Institute for Policy Studies
views: 281
Score: 8

Composting: A Savvy Economic Investment »

Composting systems—even high-tech ones—do not require the same level of capital investment as landfills or incinerators. While more research is…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 286
Score: 8

ADHD: Epidemic or Pharma Dream Come True? »

Since 1990, pharmaceutical companies have launched multi-billion dollar compaigns to promote public awareness of ADHD. Historically estimated to affect 5%…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 1780
Score: 8

Money available for retirement: Save Young! »

I created this chart to show the net gain (free money!) of someone who saves $3000 in a retirement account…

Esther Rochon
by: Esther Rochon
views: 276
Score: 7

Women Are Economic Powerhouses »

In the United States, women exercise decision-making control over $11.2 trillion. That's almost 40% of the nation's total investable assets.…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 290
Score: 7

Fast Food, Frequent Visits »

The United States certainly loves its fast food. Over half of all Americans frequent a fast food restaurant at least…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 115
Score: 7

The Impact Of The Ice Bucket Challenge »

If you think that the Ice Bucket Challenge is just a viral video sensation without any real impact, you're wrong.…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 371
Score: 7

High Starting Salaries May Be Hard To Come By For Graduates »

Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction jobs have the highest starting salaries for recent graduates, but also the lowest numbers…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 280
Score: 7

Percent share of the crypto coin market »

Bitcoin is not the only electronic currency, although it is by far the largest. Other electronic currencies are competing with…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 193
Score: 7

College Costs Increased Nearly 4X Faster Than Family Income »

Financial aid has not filled the growing gap between the cost of a college education and median family income, causing…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 299
Score: 7

Hey College Grad, Wanna Job? Pick Your Industry Wisely »

With the Affordable Care Act fully enacted, the health sector will show the highest increase in employment, matched only by…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 663
Score: 7

America the Broke: Owned by Others »

Because we have ignored balancing our budgets over the past few decades the public holds 11.5 trillion dollars of debt.…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 558
Score: 7

We know politicians are bought. Here's who's buying. »

Buying political influence can be an expensive venture in American politics, and these five organizations know that reality best. The…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 237
Score: 6

How much less is your bachelor's degree worth? »

According to the most recent census, 113,000 janitors in the U.S. have at least a bachelor’s degree. And, over 18,000…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 162
Score: 6

A Short Step on the Long Road to Workplace Gender Equality »

Though notable progress has been made, the share of women in top managerial positions of Fortune 500 companies lags far,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 202
Score: 6

More Composting, More Jobs? »

In 2012, we set out to document the contribution of composting and natural wood waste recovery to Maryland’s job base.…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 174
Score: 6

Liberty and Job "Recovery" For All? »

This “recovery” and the two which preceded it have been “jobless recoveries.” While the government measure of the unemployment rate…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 387
Score: 6
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