I love David McCandless’s information visualizations at Information is Beautiful.
Today’s project is a re-visualization of Business Insider’s charts for their post ‘What the Wall Street Protestors are so Angry about…‘
McCandless has a gift for making data instantly grok-able.
Sweden at 23x still seems pretty damn high. The poverty line for a 4 person family in the US is $22,050 and I started to play with the numbers above before I realized that they’re based on the Gini Coefficient…which is above my math level.
Though sometimes narrative can be much more powerful. This one has been making the rounds.