Breaking Down the 2012 US Budget

Breaking Down the 2012 US Budget

April 13, 2013

The US Budget’s not exactly an easy thing to understand. Learn more about where the money goes and where it comes from. Source

Slicing Up the Economic Stimulus Bill

Slicing Up the Economic Stimulus Bill

April 4, 2013

The Congressional Budget Office believes the majority of the $820 billion dollar stimulus bill will go to education, labor and heath. Twenty-two percent of this would be the tax portion of the bill. This infographic breaks down the economic stimulus bill and projects where the money will go in the next ten years. Source

Women in Goverment

Women in Goverment

March 24, 2013

This graphic illustrates countries with the largest ratios of women in Parliament/Congress around the World. Source

Hitting The Ceiling:Budget Control Act of 2011

Hitting The Ceiling:Budget Control Act of 2011

March 14, 2013

The debt ceiling became a major point of conflict in 2011 between Republicans, who control the House, and President Obama and the Democrats who remain in control of the Senate. This impasse was resolved in the short-term when Congress passed the Budget Control Act of 2011. Source

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The Idiot’s Guide to the S&P Downgrade

March 2, 2013

On August 5th, Standard and Poor’s downgraded the United State’s sterling AAA rating to AA+. But what does this letter grade really mean for consumers and citizens? We have compiled a guide to help steer you through the ups and downs of sovereign credit ratings. Source

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Budgeting with Bandaids

February 10, 2013

In our new infographic, we’ve visualized Congress’ irresponsible history of budgeting with band-aids Source

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The Game Plan

February 7, 2013

We believe that the only reason to start something is to finish it. We want to know the systems and be quick to respond throughout the budgeting process to ensure communities in central Africa can live without fear of the LRA. Here’s the game plan for getting the needed funds. Source

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What $40 Means to Americans Across the Country

February 4, 2013

The typical American family making $50,000 a year will have about $40 less to spend or save with each paycheck if Congress fails to extend the payroll tax cut. The White House asked Americans to tellus what losing that $40 would mean to them. More than 30,000people across the country submitted responses on WhiteHouse.gov. Source

Bipartisan-Compromise

The Bipartisan Compromise

February 3, 2013

The U.S congress had to come up with a compromise on how to deal with the debt in 2011. This infographic provides information about how the Republicans and the Democrats came up with a compromise to deal with the U.S debt. Source

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Sopa: The Internet Blacklist Bill

January 15, 2013

If this law passes, you’ll wake up to find sites you love blocked by the US government. Tell Congress to vote “no” on SOPA. Source

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STOP SOPA

December 19, 2012

January 18, 2012 marked the online protest of SOPA and PIPA: two similar pieces of legislation threatening the Internet. This #STOPSOPA infographic depicts how the people and social media changed Congress’ mind in just one day.

The S.T.O.C.K Act

The S.T.O.C.K Act

November 25, 2012

Understand what the STOCK Act is and how members of Congress can trade on nonpublic information. Source