Humans are hardwired to make mental mistakes called cognitive biases. Here are common biases that can shape political opinion, and...
Global press freedom improved slightly in 2019, but censorship, intimidation, and violence remain a fact of life for many journalists around the world.
A data-driven look at America's nuclear weapons arsenal – both location and deployment, and the costs associated with refurbishing an aging nuclear program.
China has become the world's major trading partner – and now, 128 of 190 countries trade more with China than they do with the United States.
This infographic looks at who is giving – and who is receiving – the billions of dollars in foreign aid that flows between countries each year.
A look at how Chinese diplomacy spending is fueling global megaprojects, as well as growing the country's influence on the world stage.
This visualization shows the global inequality gap — a difference in the standards of living around the world, as well as how it's changed over 200...
How did China go from agrarian economy to global superpower? This timeline covers the key events and policies that shaped the PRC over its 70-year history.
Americans rely on several institutions for their services and safety—but how has their confidence in institutions changed since 1975?
Since 1994, the political divide in the United States has only become more extreme. How have American feelings across major issues evolved over time?