Today’s Buzz covers controversy over a Coca-Cola ad, a possible path forward for immigration reform, and evolution v. creationism.
Today’s Buzz covers the effect of reality television on teen pregnancies, how marijuana plantations in California could be harming the state’s salmon population, and the origins behind some popular Jewish surnames!
Today’s Buzz covers the national cold snap, Germany’s offering of classes on Islam to elementary school students, and a proposal for a statue of Satan in Oklahoma.
As freezing temperatures break records and make headlines across the country, some wonder what’s behind the so-called polar vortex responsible for the frigid dips. The severe drop in temperature may not come as a complete surprise for many Americans, as 63 percent of people say the weather has been getting more extreme during the past few years, while six percent say it’s gotten less extreme and about 3-in-10 (29 percent) say it hasn’t changed.
Be sure to check out this awesome slideshow showcasing PRRI’s best infographics of 2013 for a recap of the year’s most exciting findings on religion and politics!
Today’s Buzz covers the history of Easter Island, Obama’s tribute to Mandela and the auto industry’s first woman CEO!
Today’s Buzz covers income inequality, climate change and a congressional Diwali celebration!
With Hurricane Isaac rolling through southern Louisiana while the Republican National Convention enters its last day, surprisingly few people are talking about climate change.
Yesterday was Earth Day – what better excuse to meditate on religious (and non-religious) Americans’ varying perspectives on environmental issues? After all, nearly 6-in-10 (59%) of Americans say they hear clergy at their place of worship speak about the environment. From natural disasters to global warming to environmental policy, here are a few tidbits for your Earth Day enjoyment: Environmental Stewardship: Rick Santorum made headlines earlier in the election cycle… more
With a week left until the Michigan primary, Rick Santorum is neck-and-neck with Mitt Romney, in a state that will test Santorum’s ability to connect with blue-collar voters. Perhaps in an attempt to up the ante with this crucial demographic, Santorum went on the offensive this weekend, attacking President Obama’s “radical environmentalism,” which, according to Santorum, is based in the president’s misinterpretation of the Bible. Santorum outlined his vision of… more