No One’s Mapping the Spread of Gangs in the USA, or Are They Dying Out? Which is True?

I ran several internet searches a couple of years ago, looking for visual data and maps which have documented the spread of violent gangs in the United States. Today, two years later, I am running that search again. Very little new information has been added. Conspicuously missing from the internet’s VAST repository of maps on…

More Than 100 Years of History Has Seen Little Change in the Shifting Sands of the Mideast: 6 MAPS

It’s nearly impossible to grasp the magnitude of the mess in the Mideast without looking back into history at least 100 years. I found this excellent article on the Australian website http://www.smh.com.au/ and thought it would make a good post for American InfoMaps. Borders have been contested, dissolved, re-drawn, fought over, and re-drawn again in…

Is Anyone Mapping the Rapid Rise in Incidents of American Police Brutality?

I’ve been asking this question for at least 8 years. And it turns out that, YES, there are many other individuals and organizations watching and documenting what is taking place. One could speculate that a rise in overall “lawlessness” in the United States has now incited the darker natures of many of our law enforcement…