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Liberals trust the Times, conservatives trust Fox, and nobody trusts BuzzFeed

Liberals trust a much larger mix of news outlets than conservatives do, according to a new report on political polarization and media habits from the Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project. People who described themselves as consistent liberals said they trusted … Continue reading

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A typical Chicago city school gets half the funding of one in the wealthy suburbs

This map shows the amount of money per student available to public school districts in the Chicago region. A typical school in the city itself (shaded pink), where between four in five and all of the students might qualify for … Continue reading

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Alcohol and homicide go hand in hand in Eastern Europe

The map above, from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s 2013 study of global homicide, shows a huge discrepancy in homicide rate across Europe. Southern and Western Europe have some of the lowest homicide rates in the world, … Continue reading

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