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  1. sunfoundation:

U.S. exceptionalism and billionaires

Ryan McCarthy linked to a post by Ruchir Sharma running on Ezra Klein’s blog analyzing global billionaires.
It has an accompanying chart, which fails our self-sufficiency test. That test involves erasing raw data from a chart, and figuring out how much information the graphical elements themselves convey.


Love me some Junk Charts, helping constructively improve the rise of chart punditry.  
(Also, thanks Sun Foundation for beating me to posting so I can now efficiently reblog!  That one may have gotten lost within tab sets.)

    sunfoundation:

    U.S. exceptionalism and billionaires

    Ryan McCarthy linked to a post by Ruchir Sharma running on Ezra Klein’s blog analyzing global billionaires.

    It has an accompanying chart, which fails our self-sufficiency test. That test involves erasing raw data from a chart, and figuring out how much information the graphical elements themselves convey.

    Love me some Junk Charts, helping constructively improve the rise of chart punditry.  

    (Also, thanks Sun Foundation for beating me to posting so I can now efficiently reblog!  That one may have gotten lost within tab sets.)