Economy

Morning Buzz | Illegal Immigration at 20-Year Low

[05.29.2015]

In today’s buzz, Americans are becoming less religious and more socially liberal, and fewer immigrants are entering the US illegally.

Morning Buzz | Obama Talks Tax Breaks, Minimum Wage in Sixth SOTU

[01.21.2015]

In today’s buzz, SCOTUS rules for religious rights in prison and melting glaciers to release massive amounts of carbon.

Morning Buzz | Survey: What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Elections?

[11.12.2014]

In today’s buzz, we release our post-election American Values Survey, finding that 62% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track.

Morning Buzz | SCOTUS Won’t Swing Liberal Any Time Soon

[11.11.2014]

In today’s buzz, Americans pessimistic despite job growth, interreligious dialogue can thank a city fair, and legalizing marijuana is a moral conundrum.

Morning Buzz | Accepting Language at Pope Francis’ Synod

[10.14.2014]

In today’s buzz, a group of clergy members in North Carolina help overturn a ban on same-sex marriage and Americans’ continue struggling with costly medical bills.

Morning Buzz | Roving Rabbis Take to the West

[09.30.2014]

In today’s buzz, Americans are spending again, Rabbis are roaming the West, and Microsoft is breaking into the polling world.

Morning Buzz | Food Insecurity Most Common Economic Hardship among Americans

[09.25.2014]

In today’s buzz, our Graphic of the Week shows economic hardships, Brookings reports the loss of the American Dream, and a new map flooding risks for each country.

Graphic of the Week | 4-in-10 Americans Experiencing Economic Insecurity

[09.24.2014]

Economic hardships continue to plague the American public, reports PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey

New Survey | Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future: Findings from PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey

[09.23.2014]

Today, PRRI released our American Values Survey 2014: Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future. Although the economy has improved overall, findings show Americans have a bleak outlook on their personal financial situation and the economic future of the country.

The Morning Buzz | Do Independent Candidates Have a Chance to Win in November?

[09.05.2014]

In today’s Buzz, independent candidates run for state-level offices, many Americans still struggle to put food on the table, the Supreme Court gears up for another religious liberty case, the New York Times explores the race gap in America’s police departments, and the Mormon church puts its artifacts on display.