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Infographic: Everyone is essential

UPDATED: April 30, 2020 30+ million unemployed Breaking the previous record of 695,000 from 1982. Not counted are part-time, self—employed and gig workers who have also lost their livelihoods. 50 million deaths from Spanish Flu 1918-1919 234 thousand...

Infographic: C19 winners and losers

ZOOM video conferencing, San Jose, Calif. $664 million revenue growth May to June, driving Y/Y profits from $5.5 million to $186 million AMAZON e-commerce, Seattle, Wash. $90 billion total revenue Q2, Amazon handled half of...

Infographic: Social credit scores in America?

Social credit will shift law in the west “from constitution to analytics and algorithm' —Penn State professor Will AI-driven social scores supplant the constitution? Professor Larry Backer of Penn State University writes in a 2018 paper...

Infographic: Apartment chill

The sometimes hard to see symbiotic relationship of landlords and renters Impoverishing landlords is not a win for renters. Nor is the landslide of evictions heading their way. Another big housing crisis may be ahead—only...

Infographic: C-19 fatigue

-20% Second C-19 spike peaks. S. cases are trending downward from peak levels during a similar period in July 14-17% increase over the typical number of deaths since March, not all attributed to...

Infographic: Follow the money

The color of industries Donations to candidates and candidate PACs Political spending by donors’ industry Donations to super PACs and outside spending groups Partisan industries Democrat Republican  % total industry Industrial unions $8,213,414 $355,207 95.9 Internet 26,825,046 3,433,577 88.7 Publishing 27,887,021 4,452,566 86.2 Building trade unions 11,233,289 1,982,241 85 Entertainment 43,580,054 7,243,169 85.7 Lawyers 130,752,964 30,756,695 81 Civil servants 48,966,264 14,419,488 77.3 Business services 49,788,947 15,245,589 76.6 Oil & gas $6,977,878 $39,026,468 84.8 Building materials 2,569,423 13,907,030 84.4 Savings & loans 204,540 1,049,993 83.7 Trucking 1,234,077 6,194,015 83.4 Waste management 585,803 2,573,977 81.5 Home...

Infographic: Property rights deconstruction

Rent control appears to be the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city—except for bombing. (Swedish economist and socialist Assar Lindbeck) St. Paul, Minnesota has passed the strictest rent control measures in the U.S.—if...

Infographic: Stagflation

Ghosts of economies past: 39 v 46 The similarities between the presidencies of Joe Biden and Jimmy Carter have given many pause. Is America on track to repeat the pain of the what many believe...

Infographic: The great debt reset

In a recent NAHB Power Hitters episode, top economist, Robert Dietz cited student debt payment freezes as one reason for record levels of cash in the economy. There’s a lot happening around student debt,...

Infographic: Energy rising

Energy rising Already vexed by historic levels of inflation, housing operators and residents also bare the financial weight of sudden and fast-rising electricity, natural gas and oil prices. Waiting in the wings, EPA is building...

Infographic: Money talks

ESG (environmental, social, governance) standards break the business convention of evaluating business performance based on quantitative financial metrics. This is a major shift in the centuries-old value model familiar to most Americans: investor value. ESG...

Infographic: Pandemic pivot

Lockdowns fueled yet another wave of automation for many property management businesses. AI and 5G are expected to continue the momentum as the internet of things continues to grow and expand. 3 million jobs...

Infographic: Clearing the air

CALIFORNIA 6 of California’s largest fires on record occurred in 2020. 1 million acres have burned in California in 2020 to date 33 million acres of forest in California 58% federally owned 3% state...

Infographic: Is convenience a fair trade for privacy?

Is convenience a fair trade for privacy? What level of market share constitutes a monopoly, effectively obstructing free market competition? Driver’s licenses, passports, mugshots—are searched using facial recognition technology by the FBI. Watchdogs have asked lawmakers...

Infographic: The hidden tax on residents

When the government prints money to cover its spending, the dollar is devalued and taxpayers pay. The $1,000 bill was a gold certificate in 1918. It moved off the gold standard in 1928 to a...
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