United States

  • The United States of Guns

    Like many of you, I read the news of a single person killing at least 10 people in Santa Fe, Texas today. While this is an outrageous and horrifying event, it isn’t surprising or shocking in any way in a country where more than 33,000 people die from gun violence each year.

    America is a stuck in a Groundhog Day loop of gun violence. We’ll keep waking up, stuck in the same reality of oppression, carnage, and ruined lives until we can figure out how to effect meaningful change. I’ve collected...

  • The United States Of Beer

    Across the board, beer consumption in the United States has been slowly and steadily dropping since the early ’80s.

    However, as Visual Capitalist's Nick Routley notes, that fact doesn’t tell the whole story. Trends around beer consumption are anything but uniform, and the industry is evolving rapidly thanks to the craft beer boom in cities throughout the country.


    Today’s infographic looks at regional beer consumption, as well as trends over the past...

  • A Mother in the United States

    A mother in the United States is most likely to receive a greeting card as a gift on Mother’s Day (77 percent), followed closely by flowers (69 percent) and a meal outside the house (55 percent). Associated spending is expected to reach $23.1 billion in 2018, down from $23.6 billion in 2017.