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The Problem With Our Democracy Isn't Gerrymandering. It's Integers

As everyone knows, the U.S. Congress has grown increasingly un-representative. We have states where the population is evenly split among Democrats and Republications, but where–thanks to partisan gerrymandering–the number of House members is grossly skewed in favor of one party. Even without gerrymandering, voters for the losing side in many House districts feel, justifiably, that they have no representation in Congress.

New Virginia Majority

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Working class communities of color have been shut out, silenced and ignored in Virginia, fueling widespread injustice in the state. New Virginia Majority builds the power of marginalized communities to change the political systems that aren’t working for us.

Joshua Stevens - Visual Communicator

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From map design and remote sensing to motion graphics and 3D composites, I have more than a decade of experience creating award-winning visualizations.

I am passionate about combining insightful analysis with clean, clear visualizations to communicate about our dynamic planet.

National Priorities Project

National Priorities Project: Democratizing the Federal Budget National Priorities Project (NPP) inspires individuals and movements to take action so our federal resources prioritize peace, shared prosperity, and economic security for all.

OpenStreetMap @ Telenav – OSM Mapping, R&D and big data

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screenshot This is Telenav's blog on all things OSM. Our large team of mappers, software engineers and data experts write about their work. We love to hear from you! Visit our main ImproveOSM.org website!

NASA’s Eyes

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Biglumber - key signing coordination

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Welcome to biglumber! This site is designed to help expand webs of trust by coordinating key signings. You can look up a location to see who is willing to sign a key there, as well as any key signing parties that may be taking place nearby.

The Difference Engine | Web Development Apprenticeship

Our web development apprenticeship program exists to transform people’s lives by empowering those who do not have the typical background for entering tech to launch new careers in that field. We provide professional technical solutions to nonprofit and mission-based organizations to help carry out their purpose.

Home - Open Collective

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While the Internet has been very good so far at helping people do things together, it is still very difficult for groups to collect money and use it transparently. As a result, we see initiatives, projects, movements popping up here and there that disappear quickly from lack of funding. Imagine how many wonderful things don’t happen in the world because funding - which is oxygen for most organizations - is difficult to sustain.

Web Typography: Designing Tables to be Read, Not Looked At · An A List Apart Article

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Illustration for the Web Typography: Designing Tables to be Read, Not Looked At article Tables come in many forms. Some contain simple numbers, others are complex with mixtures of numeric data and textual information. Some require reading row by row, others are scanned vertically. The potential use for tables is as varied as the written word. They can be financial statements, bus timetables, multilanguage dictionaries, tables of contents, numerical conversions, pricing options, feature comparisons, technical specifications, and so on.