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...
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?
This infographic explores how China’s proposed social credit system will monitor and surveil citizens, and how it'll be used to reward or punish them.
At the start of the 19th century, less than 1% of humanity lived under democratic rule. See how systems of government have changed over the last...
The history of Europe is breathtakingly complex, but this animated map helps makes sense of 2,400 years of shifting borders and nations.
Just 15 countries are responsible for almost three quarters of the world’s carbon emissions. But what does this look like per capita, and over time?
Many world flags are instantly recognizable, but there's more to it than meets the eye. What are the stories behind some of the world's most iconic...