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  • Poverty Rate Based on Expenditures by Household Type August 22, 2016 Poverty Rate Based on Expenditures by Household Type

    welfare-extreme-poverty-xzytzrxwzqDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Did Welfare Reform Increase Extreme Poverty in the United States?," by Robert Rector and Jamie Bryan Hall.VIEW all graphics for this report.Note: Figures are quarterly poverty rates expressed as the centered rolling average of four quarters.Source: Author’s

  • Extreme Poverty Rate Based on Expenditures by Household Type August 22, 2016 Extreme Poverty Rate Based on Expenditures by Household Type

    welfare-extreme-poverty-xzytzrxwzqDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Did Welfare Reform Increase Extreme Poverty in the United States?," by Robert Rector and Jamie Bryan Hall.VIEW all graphics for this report.Note: Figures are quarterly poverty rates expressed as the centered rolling average of four quarters.Source: Author’s

  • AFDC/TANF Caseloads August 22, 2016 AFDC/TANF Caseloads

    welfare-extreme-poverty-xzytzrxwzqDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Did Welfare Reform Increase Extreme Poverty in the United States?," by Robert Rector and Jamie Bryan Hall.VIEW all graphics for this report.Sources: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Commerce.CHART 1 • IB 4604Tags:

  • Living Conditions for Families with Children in Extreme Poverty August 22, 2016 Living Conditions for Families with Children in Extreme Poverty

    welfare-extreme-poverty-xzytzrxwzqDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Did Welfare Reform Increase Extreme Poverty in the United States?," by Robert Rector and Jamie Bryan Hall.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: Author’s calculations based on data from U.S. Bureau of the Census, Survey of Income and Program Participation,

  • Living Conditions for Families with Children in Extreme Poverty August 22, 2016 Living Conditions for Families with Children in Extreme Poverty

    DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Did Welfare Reform Really Throw 3.5 Million Children Into Third World Poverty? The Facts May Surprise You," by Robert Rector.

  • How Iowa Voted on Free Trade Agreements August 19, 2016 How Iowa Voted on Free Trade Agreements

    Iowa-prosperity-xzytzrxwzqDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Trade and Prosperity in the States: The Case of Iowa," by Bryan Riley.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: Govtrack.us, http://www.govtrack.us/ (accessed January 28, 2016).CHART 2 • BG 3118Tags: Iowa, jobs, trade, agriculture

  • How Michigan Voted on Free Trade Agreements August 16, 2016 How Michigan Voted on Free Trade Agreements

    michigan-trade-prosperity-xzytzrytyyDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Trade and Prosperity in the States: The Case of Michigan," by Tori Whiting.VIEW all graphics for this report.Note: The total number of Michigan’s congressional delegates varies due to a vacant seat in 1993 and redistricting in 2003. Source:

  • Trade and Unemployment August 16, 2016 Trade and Unemployment

    michigan-trade-prosperity-xzytzrytyyDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Trade and Prosperity in the States: The Case of Michigan," by Tori Whiting.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Seasonal National Unemployment Rate,” http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000

  • Michigan's Leading Exports in 2015 August 16, 2016 Michigan's Leading Exports in 2015

    michigan-trade-prosperity-xzytzrytyyDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Trade and Prosperity in the States: The Case of Michigan," by Tori Whiting.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: International Trade Administration, “Michigan Exports, Jobs, and Foreign Investment,” http://www.trade.gov/mas/ian/statereports/states/mi.pdf

  • Protectionist Tariffs Cause Major Job Losses August 16, 2016 Protectionist Tariffs Cause Major Job Losses

    michigan-trade-prosperity-xzytzrytyyDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Trade and Prosperity in the States: The Case of Michigan," by Tori Whiting.VIEW all graphics for this report.President Bush approved steel import tariffs of up to 30 percent in 2002. Over the course of that year, nearly 200,000 Americans working for companies

  • Michigan's Top Five Sources of Foreign Investment Jobs August 16, 2016 Michigan's Top Five Sources of Foreign Investment Jobs

    michigan-trade-prosperity-xzytzrytyyDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Trade and Prosperity in the States: The Case of Michigan," by Tori Whiting.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis “Employment by State and Country 2007–2013,”

  • Mine Worker Bailout Would Unfairly Preserve UMWA Pensions While Other Pensions Face Massive Cuts August 15, 2016 Mine Worker Bailout Would Unfairly Preserve UMWA Pensions While Other Pensions Face Massive Cuts

    coal-miner-pension-bailout-xzytzrytyyDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Why a Coal Miner Pension Bailout Could Open the Door to a $600 Billion Pension Bailout for All Private Unions," by Rachel Greszler.VIEW all graphics for this report.By bailing out the insolvent UMWA pension plan, the full benefit would remain intact at

  • Pilots Prefer Flying F35A August 4, 2016 Pilots Prefer Flying F35A

    F35A-xzytzrzrytDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Operational Assessment of the F-35A Argues for Full Program Procurement and Concurrent Development Process," by John Venable.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: Author’s survey of 31 fighter pilots. See appendix for details.CHART 2 • BG 3140Tags: F35A-Lightning, F-35,

  • How Pilots Rate Fighter Jet Maneuverability August 4, 2016 How Pilots Rate Fighter Jet Maneuverability

    F35A-xzytzrzrytDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "Operational Assessment of the F-35A Argues for Full Program Procurement and Concurrent Development Process," by John Venable.VIEW all graphics for this report.Source: Author’s survey of 31 fighter pilots. See appendix for details.CHART 1 • BG 3140Tags: F35A-Lightning, F-35,

  • U.N. Spending on Peacekeeping Operations, 1948-Present August 3, 2016 U.N. Spending on Peacekeeping Operations, 1948-Present

    UN-peacekeeping-xzytzrzqyuDOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic.Read the original report, "United Nations Peacekeeping Flaws and Abuses: The U.S. Must Demand Reform," by Brett D. Schaefer.VIEW all graphics for this report.NOTES: Financial data are presented in current dollars because U.N. data for annual costs of older operations was not available. Financial