Max Fisher and Amanda Taub, for The New York Times, answer the question with a video and charts. And if you’re wondering how they generated a high resolution chart to video, Adam Pearce has you covered.
Is there something wrong with democracy?
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Mapping the Spread of Obesity
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Shift Your Point of View to When America Was “Better”
How good or bad something is depends on what you compare against.