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Food USA

The slice-swipe correlation

My favorite street economists explore the curious parallels between the rising price of subway fares and pizza slices in NYC. Some other examples of their field work: Vend diagram – NYC street vendors affected by the recession Checkmate – “America’s most valuable resource…is poor people. Poor people with checks.” Bodega – Quarter water and the […]

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USA

Passport to nowhere

For many of my friends in Barcelona, it’s sort of hard to grasp the idea that a significant percentage of people in the United States don’t own a passport. A map from Grey’s Blog breaks this down to the state level: I tried to think of a counter-statistic (is that a thing?) that would put […]