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Visualising the Steps to Foresee the Future and Get Ready for It. A Visualization Of World War II Like You've Never Seen Before. La réserve parlementaire décryptée. Explorez les 668 commissions ministérielles... et leurs budgets. Indice de gouvernance départemental. A Campaign Map, Morphed By Money : It's All Politics. Explore political ad spending through creative cartography.

A Campaign Map, Morphed By Money : It's All Politics

This animated map shows where superPACs and other outside groups spent their money — over a six-month period during the general election — to air political ads aimed at influencing the presidential race. Campaign reporters spend a lot of time pointing at color-coded electoral maps like the one below, showing which states voted for Republican John McCain (in red) and Democrat Barack Obama (in blue) in 2008. AllYears.gif (Image GIF, 722x542 pixels)

21 Charts That Explain American Values Today - Bob Cohn. Americans say they are more tolerant and open-minded than their parents.

21 Charts That Explain American Values Today - Bob Cohn

Among the issues that rate more morally acceptable today than a decade ago: homosexuality, human cloning, pre-marital sex, and having a child out of wedlock. At the same time, half believe the economic system is unfair to middle- and working-class Americans, and only 17 percent believe Wall Street executives share fundamental American values. The e-diplomacy Hub, A real-time window onto digital diplomacy in action. AFP: e-diplomacy The e-diplomacy HUB, A real-time window onto digital diplomacy in action Activate your Twitter account Your Twitter account is activated.

The e-diplomacy Hub, A real-time window onto digital diplomacy in action

World: Corruption Perceptions Index 2011. 2011 – a crisis in governance: Protests that marked 2011 show anger at corruption in politics and public sector Berlin, 1 December 2011 – Corruption continues to plague too many countries around the world, according to Transparency International’s 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index released today.

World: Corruption Perceptions Index 2011

It shows some governments failing to protect citizens from corruption, be it abuse of public resources, bribery or secretive decision-making. Transparency International warned that protests around the world, often fuelled by corruption and economic instability, clearly show citizens feel their leaders and public institutions are neither transparent nor accountable enough. Socialbakers-infographic-Dec01-Dec31.jpg (520×2275) Which Politician is Most Popular, Engaging on Social Media Sites?

President Barack Obama may be down in the ratings, but he still has a steady hold on social media popularity.

Which Politician is Most Popular, Engaging on Social Media Sites?

In December, Socialbakers – a social media analytics firm – tracked Facebook-page interactions of the eight key candidates from the Republican and Democratic parties to gauge changes in popularity and monitor fan engagement. Obama led the pack with the most overall interactions on the site, including comments, fan engagement and viral reach.

President Barack Obama also has the most Facebook fans – a whopping 24 million, far more than the Republican candidates — but many were collected during the 2008 election period. The Euro Crisis Is Less Complicated Than It Appears. A few days ago I received an email from Thomas Watkins, who is an avid reader of this blog and a past participant in one of my Visual Business Intelligence Workshops. He asked my opinion of this infographic, which recently appeared in the . Eurozone in crisis in graphics: Deficit. Continue reading the main story EU rules say that countries using the euro are not allowed to have an annual deficit of more than 3% of GDP, but several countries have failed to keep to that rule in recent years.

Eurozone in crisis in graphics: Deficit

Note that Germany, Italy and France were all among the first countries to break the Maastricht rule during the last decade, while Spain and the Republic of Ireland ran surpluses before the 2008 crisis. Since 2008, peripheral economies such as Spain, Greece and Portugal have run big deficits, because their economies have slumped, generating less tax revenues and requiring more unemployment benefit payments. What really caused the eurozone crisis? 19 June 2012Last updated at 09:10 ET.

What really caused the eurozone crisis?

[DATA] Budget 2012 : 366 milliards, mais pour financer quoi ? (french) Discours d’investiture de la cinquième : essai de text mining. Les six discours d'investiture des Présidents de la République sont passés à la moulinette: quels présidents étaient les plus bavards?

(french) Discours d’investiture de la cinquième : essai de text mining

Quels mots revenaient le plus dans leurs discours? Lequel parle le plus souvent de lui? Billet initialement publié sur le datablog d’OWNI. Outliers in the European Parliament. #read the ggplot2 library library(ggplot2) #read the data.

Outliers in the European Parliament

Public spending by UK gov. Boundary changes: Labour and Lib Dems set for losses. The Conservatives could have been within striking distance of an overall majority had the 2010 general election been held under England's new boundaries, early Guardian analysis suggests.

Boundary changes: Labour and Lib Dems set for losses

England riots: suspects mapped and poverty mapped. Hierarchical Data with Bubble Tree. Sep 29, 2011. Ontologies for e-Gov. Apps for America. Money Chart. Death & Taxes 2012. Voting and Registration. Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is collected for the nation in November of Congressional and Presidential election years in the Current Population Survey (CPS).

The CPS is a monthly survey of about 50,000 households conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The CPS is the primary source of information on the labor force characteristics of the U.S. population. The voting supplement does not provide estimates of partisianship, such as what candidate a voter supported or what political party a voter aligned themselves with. The Power of Maps. Maps are both necessary tools for analysis and crucial delivery visuals for foresight and warning products. Lobbyists and Politicians: Connections. Politics is as much about who you know as what you know. That's why the website First Street wants to help us learn more about the who of politics — and how they're all connected. The site details the allegiances of political officials and lobbyists — for a price. It already has content deals with the New York Times, the Associated Press and the Washington Post.

Social Media Users on U.S. Politics. So Clever: Ron Paul Campaign Vid Uses Obama's Typeface Against Him. First Street Research Group. Behind SOPA: What It Means for Business and Innovation [INFOGRAPHIC] SOPA+Internet.png (972×5500) OECD Better Life Initiative. Infographie : 4 ans d'action pour la France et les Français. Trier par : Toutes les catégories Toutes les années Tous les mois publié le 11/04/2014 | Education et recherche Argumentaire - Rythmes scolaires : pour la libre application de la réforme Nombre de candidats qui ont gagné lors des municipales ont fait campagne contre la réforme des rythmes scolaires.

Infographic: Which dictator killed the most people? Clip de campagne de François Hollande - une vidéo Actu et Politique. Les temps de parole des candidats à la présidentielle. Diminishing Voters' Rights. Thousands of voters will find it difficult, if not impossible, to vote in the rapidly-approaching 2012 presidential election thanks to new changes in voters’ rights and voting laws across several states in the U.S.

While younger voters and senior citizens certainly aren’t the only two demographics affected by the new laws, there are 34 states that have introduced legislation that will make their voting experience especially difficult. Periscopic (@Periscopic) sur Twitter.