The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs

March 14, 2013

The war on drugs has been raging in the United States since the 1960s and its not stopping any time soon. Between anti-drug campaigns, drug raids and government crack-downs, United States tax payers have spent more than one trillion dollars to decrease drug presence in America. Source

The Most Commonly Used Words in Politics

The Most Commonly Used Words in Politics

March 13, 2013

A visualization of the number of times words were used per 25,000 words spoken by Democrats and Republicans. It also takes a closer look at the number of times key speakers used certain words.

Obama

Obama’s Stimulus Gap

March 11, 2013

Obama and his advisers made specific predictions about what the stimulus would mean for the American people. They said it would keep unemployment below eight percent. They said it would create 3.6 million jobs. We now know that there was a giant gap between Obama’s lofty rhetoric and the actual results. Source

Raise the Roof

Raise the Roof

March 11, 2013

A June poll released by Public Notice gauges the feelings of Americans on Washington’s most recent conundrum. Source

deaths-shocked-internet

Deaths That Shocked The Internet

March 2, 2013

2011 may have been a big year in terms of online searches for the deaths of famous people, but Michael Jackson’s demise in 2009 is still the ‘Death That Most Shocked the Net’ Infographic based on analysis of over 1 billion searches Source

social-media-analysis-2012-election

Social Media Analysis of the 2012 Election

March 1, 2013

Every four years, those of us in the social media industry get to study the use of social media in the political sphere. There is a lot to be learned from some of the largest online campaigns we will ever get a chance to see. Source

local-government-chronicle-lgc-spheres-influence

Local Government Chronicle (LGC) – Sphere of Influence

February 28, 2013

A infographic illustrating the make-up of the British Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition government in terms of the individuals links to Local Government Source

general-strikes-spain

GENERAL STRIKES IN SPAIN

February 21, 2013

En el año 2012 se ha convocado una huelga general en España. Esta infografía hace un repaso por todas las huelgas generales vividas en España en democracia. __ In the year 2012 has called a general strike in Spain. This computer graphics we review all general strikes in Spain lived in a democracy. Source

conservative-opportunities-among-fl-hispanics

Conservative Opportunities Among FL Hispanics

February 19, 2013

Opportunities for Conservatives Among Florida Hispanics; President Obama falters among a critical group in a crucial swing state. Data from a Resurgent Republic survey of registered Hispanic voters in Florida, January 2012. Source

fashionomics

Fashionomics

February 17, 2013

History shows that as the economy fluctuates, the hemline length on women’s skirts reflects the change. And the connection between fashion and the economy doesn’t stop there. From neckties to lipstick, the state of the economy is echoed in our state of dress. Source

uk-politics-seen-yatterbox

UK Politics as Seen by Yatterbox

February 16, 2013

Since launch, the Yatterbox social media cruncher has collected social media posts from UK politicians and Senators, Representatives, Governors and Congressional Committees in the US, amounting to over 60,000 social media posts across Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr and RSS feeds. We finally grabbed an opportunity to have a look at some of this data and […]