Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Red State, Blue State, Poor State, Rich State

What if the UN human development index were applied to individual states? Well, you'd get this map. The correspondence between human development and voting Democratic in recent federal elections seems pretty high. Though who knows which way the causal arrows are pointing.

UPDATE: There are some problems with this map, apparently. A better version here.


Blogger Volly said...

Fascinating, scary & true all at once...

Thanks for sharing.

2:21 AM, May 21, 2009  

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