David Leonhardt, for The New York Times, discusses the relatively low tax rates for the country’s 400 wealthiest households. The accompanying animated line chart by Stuart A. Thompson shows how the rates have been dropping over the years, which are now “below the rates for almost everyone else.” Oh.
Animated line chart to show the rich paying less taxes
Projects by FlowingData See All →
Days Without a Mass Shooting
Unfortunately, while of varying magnitude, mass shootings are somewhat regular in the United States.
Shifting Causes of Death
The most common causes of death changed over the years. They vary across sex and age group. This animation shows the details of these changes.
Who Still Smokes?
Two decades out from the first statewide ban on smoking in enclosed workplaces, here’s who still smokes.