It’s pretty difficult for those of us in western society to have any comprehension at all about the life of those in eastern countries, particularly those with completely different laws, lifestyles, and worldviews. Take, for example, driving. It’s something that the vast majority of boys and girls dream of doing when they turn driving age, yet it’s not allowed for women in Saudi Arabia.
This simple and powerful image is not a traditional infographic, but it’s a symbol for a movement designed to change the way that men think in the Muslim country.
Most of us who live in urban areas see some animals every day, but rarely do we see different ones from the normal city folks. In the rainforests of the world, the diversity of species is so spectacular that it’s often mind-blowing.
This infographic takes a look at the machines that threaten the rainforest species. It does so in a way that is politically compelling – we all know these aren’t animals, which is the point.
Health care is a universal necessity for all individuals. Without it, the personal cost of everything from dental procedures to eye care can be a serious dent to your wallet. Health care is also a key component of our economy.
However, we are only ranked #37 by the World Health Organization’s analysis of health services in the world. Why is health care so costly in the U.S?
We may not agree with everything this infographic portrays but it’s definitely worth a look. Take a look at this graphic brought to you by Grover Norquist on how Obama administration’s tackling of economy is nothing but a game.
The US economy is tied directly into the status of jobs. Jobs are tied in to a large extent to the status of retail industries. As a result, the retail industry is both an important indicator as well as a source of strength or weakness for the entire economy.
This graphic by Milo examines how the retail industry impacts the US economy.
Presidential Candidates and Their Tax Plans is an infographic that compares and contrasts the various tax plans proposed by our current President, Barack Obama and competing presidential candidates. This allows the taxpayer see these tax plans in context and decide which tax plan works best for them.
I’ll admit it. I was extremely skeptical when the #OWS movement first started. It wasn’t that I didn’t think they had valid points or initial passion, but I really thought the momentum would die once temperatures dropped below 60 degrees.
Oh, how wrong I was.
Now, occupying has become a trend of its own. People are occupying, well, anything and everything. This handy flowchart can help you decide what’s right for you to occupy. Click to enlarge.
Compared to the rest of the world, the United States ranks surprisingly low when it comes to “social justice” metrics. Those watching or participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement would only disagree with the surprise-aspect of the graphic. They’re aware of the problems facing Americans today.
Still, it’s amazing to see some of the countries ranked better than the US on these metrics. What happened to “the Land of the Free”?