Chart: What America Is the Worst At Chart: What America Is the Worst At
Culture

Chart: What America Is the Worst At

by Cord Jefferson

February 24, 2011

The visual op-ed columnist for The New York Times, Charles M. Blow, has put together a new chart called "American Shame," a comparison of the United States and other industrialized nations in a variety of success metrics—level of democracy, and unemployment rate are but a few. It turns out that America might not be as wonderful as she thinks she is.

"America is great in many ways," writes Blow, "but on a whole host of measures—some of which are shown in the accompanying chart—we have become the laggards of the industrialized world. Not only are we not No. 1 ... we are among the worst of the worst."

Click here to see the whole thing.

Recently on GOOD
The
Daily
GOOD
Sign up to receive the best of GOOD delivered to your inbox each and every weekday
Did you see how a Mexican beer company punked Trump during the debate? https://t.co/ST6NdKh9CE https://t.co/CD6qrbUTnA
Chart: What America Is the Worst At