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Linking lobbyists and Chicago legislators

A collaboration between Data for Democracy and data.world Our final visualization. Read on to see how we made it! Bribery, extortion, and wire fraud. Those are the charges filed against Willie Cochran, a Chicago alderman accused of stealing “at least $30,000 from a...

data.world, the U.S. Census American Community Survey, and You!

data.world is excited to announce the release of a valuable data source in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau — the American Community Survey (ACS). With these 16 new Census datasets, users can enrich their analyses with the most up-to-date U.S. demographic and...

Do State Department Travel Warnings Reflect Real Danger?

The New York Times recently reported that international travel demand to the U.S. “dropped 17 percent after the implementation of [President Trump’s] travel ban.” Much less attention has been paid to the government’s role in shaping travel patterns out of the U.S.,...