Corruption At A Glance In South Africa

Corruption At A Glance In South Africa

March 25, 2013

There are two main laws in South Africa which contributes to keeping information open and protecting those who fight corruption. Take a closer look at this infographic about the corruption in South Africa. Source

government-platform

Government as a platform

January 21, 2013

Digital democracy apps enable governments to listen to people’s opinions and help citizens to make their voices heard. The infographic shows the vision of government as a platform achieved through apps by the digital democracy company Delib to connect people more directly to the decision-making process in a participative democracy model. Source

California Video Game Laws

California Video Game Laws

November 10, 2012

The state of California has strict laws when it comes to selling violent or potentially harmful video games to minors. Other states are behind California’s push to put restrictions on video games and this infographic lists some interesting facts and figures about this gaming debate.

Marijuana and the Government

Marijuana and the Government

August 5, 2012

To legalize or not – that is the question when it comes to marijuana. This debate has been going on for years and it doesn’t look like it will get resolved anytime soon. This infographic looks at the wasted potential and the money the government could make if they do decide to legalize it and […]

How Our Laws Are Made

How Our Laws Are Made

August 3, 2012

How do American laws become laws? If School House Rock didn’t answer all your questions on this complex and often convoluted process, read on.

How to Become a Backyard Zookeeper

How to Become a Backyard Zookeeper

July 27, 2012

Love zoo animals? Have questionable morals and ethics? Then running a backyard zoo could be for you! It’s actually pretty cheap and depending on where you live, you may not even need a permit. Source

Crazy State Laws

Crazy State Laws

July 24, 2012

Did you know that there is a city ordinance in Arizona that prohibits women from eating raw onions while drinking buttermilk on the Sabbath? Pretty crazy, right? You’d be surprised how many states in our great nation have absurd laws in place. Source

Strange Sex Laws

Strange Sex Laws

June 19, 2012

Laws sometimes govern the strangest of things. Under Guam law it is expressly forbidden for virgins to marry. That means that there are men whose full-time job is to travel the countryside and deflower young virgins, who pay for the privilege of having sex for the first time. Source

Get Smart About ID Theft

Get Smart About ID Theft

May 21, 2012

Recent headlines about data breaches and losses of personal information have prompted many companies to advertise products or services to help consumers prevent or minimize their risk of identity theft. The Federal Trade Commission urges consumers to be sure they understand what they’re getting when they sign up for a product to protect their information. […]