Today’s Buzz covers controversy over a Coca-Cola ad, a possible path forward for immigration reform, and evolution v. creationism.
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!
One of many notable findings from the recently released American Values Survey is the extent to which libertarians – who comprise seven percent of the American public – exhibit a unique political profile that on some issues is closer to self-identified liberals (20 percent of the public) and on others is more aligned with self-identified conservatives (32 percent of the public).
Today’s Morning Buzz covers lawmakers’ renewed efforts to reform America’s immigration system, along with evangelical environmental protection efforts and the classification of a 1.8 million-year-old human(?) skull!
An Arizona lawmaker took an unorthodox approach to the state House’s daily invocation: he acknowledged that he is an atheist, and gave a secular invocation.
A new Columbia University study predicts that heat-related deaths in New York City could increase by one-third in the coming decades, thanks to climate change. More than 6-in-10 (63%) Americans agree that over the last few years, the weather has gotten more extreme
It’s curtains for the radio network founded by doomsday prophet Harold Camping, who predicted that the end of the world would happen two years ago. Although more than one-third (36%) of Americans believe that the severity of recent natural disasters is evidence that we are in what the Bible calls the end times, they appear to be leery of putting a date and time on the apocalypse; last December, only 2% of Americans said the end of the world, as predicted by the ancient Mayans, would happen by the end of the year.