40 Maps that Explain the World (Washington Post)

A quick read from the Washington Post’s Worldviews blog showing how maps can be used as arguments. In other words, how the answers to complex questions can be easily brought to light through maps, even more so in many cases than through infographics, charts, or graphs. Next time you have a pressing, complex question (How did the industrial revolution impact US cities? or How racist/sexist/homophobic are people in America?), try using a map to help you answer it.

40 maps that explain the world.