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Reagan Revolution Home To Roost — In Charts

DAVE JOHNSON (This post was originally published June 16, 2010) It seems that you can look at a chart of almost anything and right around 1981 or soon after you’ll see the chart make a sharp change in direction, and probably not in a good way. And I really do mean almost anything, from economics to […]

Life Expectancy in the U.S.: Race to the Bottom

Emily Oster’s graph of the year: Why is the U.S. falling behind in life expectancy? Amidst all the focus on health insurance, I think it’s crucial not to lose focus on the fact that — insurance or not — the United States is lagging behind in health status. This chart — from a broader report — demonstrates […]