Examples of innovative think tank communications

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Collecting together communications efforts by think tanks that move beyond the report+media coverage model.

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Economic Inequality is Real, Personal, Expensive, and it was Created. A brilliant website created by the Economic Policy Institute to explain inequality in the US and challenge perceptions on it. Economic Research, Economic Policy, Workers Rights, Political Spectrum, Corporate America, Content Area, Get Educated, Create Website, Typography Inspiration

Economic Inequality is Real, Personal, Expensive, and it was Created. We'll show you how.

The fact that the United States has become increasingly unequal in terms of income, wages, wealth and opportunity has hit the mainstream and public demands for economic fairness have gone viral. As the economic think tank for the 99%, EPI is eager to seize on this renewed public interest in creating a fair economy, building upon our nearly three decades of objective economic research that has earned us respect and praise across the political spectrum. The Inequality.is website will bring…

Inequality has been rising for 30 years. The gap between rich and poor is the widest since the second world war. If current trends continue, we will have reached Victorian levels of inequality in 20 years. Infographic Examples, Infographics, Distribution Of Wealth, World War Two, Economics, About Uk, 30 Years, Gap, Youtube

Wealth inequality in the UK

Inequality has been rising for 30 years. The gap between rich and poor is the widest since the second world war. If current trends continue, we will have re...

Thirteen Economic Facts about Social Mobility and the Role of Education Role Of Education, Higher Education, Gcse Poetry Anthology, People Working Together, Social Class, Ted Talks, Smart People, Economics

Thirteen Economic Facts about Social Mobility and the Role of Education

In a new policy memo, The Hamilton Project examines the relationship between growing income inequality and social mobility in America. The memo explores the growing gap in educational opportunities and outcomes for students based on family income and the great potential of education to increase upward mobility for all Americans.

The Hustle: Economics of the Underground Commercial Sex Economy by The Urban Institute is a very impressive interactive feature, providing a narrative walk-through of the commercial sex industry. Safety Policy, Interesting Stories, Human Trafficking, Sheds, Economics, Hustle, Crime, Cities, Commercial

The Hustle: Economics of the Underground Commercial Sex Economy

A new Urban Institute study sheds light on America’s underground commercial sex economy

An infographic acting as an executive summary for a research paper on Canadian aid by North-South Institute International Development, Executive Summary, Data Visualisation, North South, Research Paper, Footprint, Social Studies, Acting, Infographic

Canada’s Development Footprint Beyond Aid

Foreign aid is only one of the ways by which Canada engages with developing countries. This infographic compares foreign aid with other flows such as trade, investment and remittances, between Canada and developing countries.

This Social Market Foundation animated prezi offers a timeline of UK housing policy, facts and figures. Uk Housing, John Major, Gordon Brown, Hidden Places, Timeline, Innovation, Foundation, Presentation, Facts

A history of housing 1918-2012

1929: Wall Street Crash Gordon Brown John Major Harold Wilson Stanley Baldwin 1948: Town and Country Planning Act 1988: Deregulation of private renting Edward Heath Neville Chamberlain 1956: Subsidies for Local authority general needs housing reduced 2007: Homes for the Future

China’s growing assertiveness amid territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas has raised concerns about armed conflict. Global Conflict, Armed Conflict, Council On Foreign Relations, World Conflicts, Political Issues, Foreign Policy, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Waves

China's Maritime Disputes

The East and South China Seas are the scene of escalating territorial disputes between China and its neighbors. China’s growing assertiveness has fueled concerns over armed conflict and raised questions about Washington’s security commitments in the region.

The Work Foundation has recently produced an infographic explaining zero hours contracts – this kind of format lends itself really well to explaining a debate and this is a great example. About Uk, Foundation, Blog, Facts, Key, Infographics, Philosophy, United Kingdom, Author

Work Foundation

The Work Foundation is the leading think tank for improving work in the UK.

Finding Home: Voices of the Baltimore Housing Mobility Program offers some stories from people in Baltimore about race, housing and poverty. It mixes first hand insights with evidence in a powerful narrative. Baltimore, The Voice, Marketing, People, People Illustration, Folk

Finding Home: Voices of the Baltimore Housing Mobility Program

In Baltimore, a new housing program seeks to help families leave low-income neighborhoods behind for a chance at opportunity, and a higher quality of life.

Time to change the game on fossil fuel subsidies and climate Time For Change, Time Games, Infographics, Fossil, Video Game, Presents, Printing, Facts, Graphic Design

Time to change the game on fossil fuel subsidies and climate

Did you know that over half a trillion dollars is spent on subsiding fossil-fuels every year? A new report by the Overseas Development Institute shows how th...

Big Bets & Black Swans - a series of memos by Brookings designed to present President Obama as a suggested “to do” list, addressing the most significant foreign policy challenges in the year to come. Foreign Policy, Black Swan, Big Black, Swans, Obama, Innovation, Product Launch, Challenges, Design

Big Bets & Black Swans

As 2014 begins, the Foreign Policy experts at Brookings are offering President Obama and his Cabinet a set of innovative and actionable policy recommendations to address the critical foreign policy challenges in the year ahead. As he does every year, the president must decide which priorities to pursue and how best to exercise U.S. power and influence to manage and shape the global order. “Big Bets & Black Swans: A Presidential Briefing Book” is a series of memos designed to present…

Yes to Homes - website inc. animation for a campaign by the National Housing Federation asking people to email councillors to solve a housing crisis. Innovation, Campaign, Animation, Homes, Website, People, Houses, Home, Animation Movies

Home Page

The National Housing Federation is the voice of housing associations in England. Our vision is a country where everyone can live in a good quality home they can afford.

Beyond recovery: European jobs and skills Youth Unemployment, Recovery, Logos, Animation, Youtube, Design, Logo, Animation Movies

Beyond recovery: European jobs and skills

http://ippr.org/publication/55/12069/european-jobs-and-skills-a-comprehensive-review-2014The world is changing rapidly due to globalisation and technological...

The Kings Fund's advent calendar uses a vine a day to highlight issues around care and carers. Benefits Of Gardening, Mental Health Benefits, Vines, Highlight, Advent Calendar, Smoking, Gardens, Range, Twitter

Vine

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