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February 17, 2012

Geography of Government Benefits

"The share of Americans' income that comes from government benefit programs, like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, more than doubled over the last four decades, rising from 8 percent in 1969 to 18 percent in 2009."

The Geography of Government Benefits

February 10, 2012

Patchwork Nation

from the site:

Anyone who travels the country knows its complexities cannot be explained with "red" and "blue" or by large regional identities. Patchwork Nation uses data and reporting to identify and study 12 different kinds of American county.