Seeing is believing

Seeing is believing | November 14, 2013 >>

The popular myth is that New York City has fully come back from the 2007–08 recession. But the reality is that only the very rich have come roaring back. The rest of us, the 99 percent who are the middle or lower income, actually lost ground. Here is how the “recovery” shaped up between 2008 and 2012.

Seeing is believing | April 19, 2012 >>

Our “Seeing is believing” infographic illustrates the myriad burdens that New York City kids carry with them — such as language barriers, hunger and asthma — when they come to school.

Seeing is believing | February 2, 2012 >>

In 2011 some 5 million Americans were denied the right to vote, through laws or executive orders, in 14 states — states that represent 171 or 63% of the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency. Bills to restrict voting right were introduced in 38 states, with more to come this year. These measures hit people of color, low-income voters, students, youth, immigrants and seniors most.

Seeing is believing | November 24, 2011 >>

This “Seeing is believing” infographic illustrates how the poor and the middle class are carrying the taxload in this state, and the rich are paying less than ever.

Seeing is believing | November 10, 2011 >>

Over the past two decades, the wealthiest New Yorkers have acquired an unprecedented portion of the city’s income while the bottom 50% have lost share. This infographic shows just how much!

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