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February 22, 2011

Collective Bargaining Rights by State

From TPM:

"With the battle going on in Wisconsin, we wanted to ask: How many states have collective bargaining with public employees' unions? How many forbid it? Check out our map. It's pretty revealing."


February 21, 2011

Online Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America

"Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the debut of an
online mapping tool that captures a broad range of demographic,
economic, and agricultural data on rural areas across the United States.
The Atlas of Rural and Small-town America, developed by USDA's Economic
Research Service, provides county-level mapping of over 60 statistical
indicators depicting conditions and trends across different types of
nonmetro regions."

The atlas is located at: http://www.ers.usda.gov/data/ruralatlas/

February 18, 2011

Visualizing Slavery map from 1861

This was recently posted on the NOAA site:

U.S. Coast Survey Civil War Map Among First to Visualize Slavery, Influence Lincoln's Strategy

February 7, 2011

First U.S. map

First U.S. map purchased for record price

February 4, 2011

Maps of College Degree Progress

Adults With College Degrees in the United States, by County

February 3, 2011

Super Bowl Mapping

Packers or Steelers territory - which are you in?

Super Bowl map from ESRI

No Swearing in Utah?

Profane Mountains, Polite Plains -- a map of profanity on Twitter in the contiguous United States...