As a nation, we gained jobs every month during 2007 compared to the same month one year before. However, since July of 2008, we’ve seen a loss in jobs nationwide, and up until Februrary of this year, it’s gotten worse every month. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the recession has claimed more than 5 million jobs. This interactive map from Slate Magazine says it all.
Jobs Vanish Across Our Country
10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2015
These are my picks for the best of 2015. As usual, they could easily appear in a different order on a different day, and there are projects not on the list that were also excellent.
How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown
We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.
This is an American Workday, By Occupation
I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.