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Apr 4, 2016, 2:40pm EDT
  • April 17, 2017

    100 years of tax brackets, in one chart

  • April 4, 2017

    Corporate tax reform, explained with a cartoon about sandwiches

    Nom nom nom.

  • March 29, 2017

    These 4 questions could change your views on tax fairness

    Here’s how pliable our tax attitudes are.

  • February 17, 2017

    How Republicans want to roll back Obama's fair housing legacy — and then some

    Making segregation invisible again.

  • January 31, 2017

    What it was like to be a green card holder flying to the US this weekend

    This weekend, green card holders were unsure if the door to this country was open to them.

  • January 13, 2017

    A GOP congressman used an extended goat metaphor to critique Obamacare. We illustrated it.

  • January 11, 2017

    The complex process Republicans want to use to repeal Obamacare, explained with a cartoon

    Senate Republicans have taken the first step to repealing Obamacare through a process called "reconciliation."

  • December 20, 2016

    These 100 CEOs have more retirement savings than 41% of American households combined

    And this inequality could get worse under a Trump administration.

  • December 12, 2016

    How the internet keeps poor people in poor neighborhoods

    These invisible decisions group us digitally — and in real life.

  • November 17, 2016

    This cartoon explains why Donald Trump can't take the popular part of Obamacare and leave the rest

    It could collapse the system and create a “death spiral.”

  • November 10, 2016

    Trump’s administration is looking like it’ll be very white and very male

    This cartoon explains.

  • November 4, 2016

    How the swing voter went extinct

  • October 28, 2016

    Hillary Clinton’s email scandal has spiraled in many directions. Here’s a cartoon to explain how it started.

  • October 28, 2016

    What Hillary Clinton's email scandal is really about, explained with a cartoon

    There are actually two different issues here.

  • October 28, 2016

    This chart shows the anatomy of the IRS phone scam

    The Department of Justice arrested 20 people in the US Thursday in connection with an international phone scam.

  • October 11, 2016

    3 cartoons explaining how Hillary Clinton’s new proposal helps the very poor

  • October 3, 2016

    Donald Trump's tax plan makes impossible promises. This cartoon explains.

    His plan is still wildly irresponsible.

  • October 2, 2016

    How Donald Trump may have avoided 18 years of federal taxes, explained with a simple cartoon

  • September 6, 2016

    This simple cartoon shows how US taxpayers help make rich bankers even richer

    The US tax code incentivizes banks to pay their executives a lot — on our dime.

  • August 18, 2016

    America's wealth gap is split along racial lines — and it's getting dangerously wider

    Enter your household wealth, and we'll show you why.

  • August 9, 2016

    Want to win Olympic gold? Here's how tall you should be for archery, swimming, and more.

    Tell us your height, and we'll compare you to Olympic gold medalists.

  • August 2, 2016

    We can't fix policing without talking about race. This cartoon explains why.

    Law enforcement has always been unfair to an underclass of people. But research gives us ideas on how to fix it.

  • July 11, 2016

    When my dog died, I didn’t understand why it felt like a human had died. Then I read the research.

    What you actually lose when a dog dies.

  • June 24, 2016

    Why Britain left the EU, explained with a simple cartoon

    A simple explanation of why it's a huge deal the UK voted to leave the European Union.

  • June 23, 2016

    This cartoon explains why Elon Musk thinks we’re characters in a computer simulation. He might be right.

    We might be characters in a computer simulation. It's a serious argument.

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