22 April 2009

Maps of the recession

Did you ever see the movie War Games? This animated map of unemployment is like watching NORAD's WOPR simulate thermonuclear war, but without Matthew Broderick to bail us out.

There are lots of interactive online maps of poverty, unemployment and socioeconomic woes these days, and one of the better lists of sites is at MetaFilter.

Included in their list is a page that maps out income inequality and compares individual states to third world countries. The comparison between NJ and Uganda would be hard to ignore if you knew where Uganda was...

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