Politics & Government
New Graphic of the Week highlights American attitudes about unaccompanied children and immigration policy.
In today’s Buzz, a sociologist questions the existence of a government shutdown baby boom, demographers say it’s hard to count transgender people, Bill de Blasio is under fire for okaying the so-called “poor door” at a Manhattan high rise, delayed action on climate change could cost billions, and disgraced former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell goes on trial.
In today’s Buzz, PRRI data makes an appearance in a wide range of news outlets, “historic” surveillance reform is introduced, abortion supporters avoid the label “pro-choice,” researchers say we’re on the verge of another biological extinction, and holograms could soon be embraced by politicians everywhere.
In today’s Buzz, PRRI releases a new survey on unaccompanied children at the border, more women start to embrace firearms, some CEOs may not be worth their pay, the Chinese government cracks down on Christian churches, women with higher education than their husband are no longer at higher risk for divorce, and Americans are increasingly likely to say that Barack Obama is the worst president in recent memory.
In today’s Morning Buzz, megachurch candidates are winning primaries, some worry that the backlash to Hobby Lobby will make Democrats seem anti-religion, evangelicals question religion’s place in the public square, and researchers reevaluate the student debt crisis.
In today’s Morning Buzz, a federal judge overturns the death penalty in California, cities make it harder and harder for homeless people to survive, Republicans block a bill that would guarantee employees’ birth control coverage, PRRI Affiliated Scholar Melissa Deckman looks at the efficacy of the “war on women,” and atheists begin giving invocations at town meetings across the country.
Today’s Buzz covers today’s march in Washington against same-sex marriage, death penalty, drug sentencing reform, unmarried mothers, and charitable giving.
Today’s Buzz covers soccer and immigration, political parties and incarceration, the separation of church and state, and how college religious activities’ impact on hiring.
Today’s Buzz covers Freedom Summer, Hobby Lobby, female children’s impact on judges, Supreme Court decisions, and Obama issues an executive order to bar federal contractors from discriminating LGBT people.
Today’s Buzz covers soccer, U.S. Catholic Bishops semiannual meeting, NYT coverage, challenges facing single mothers, and the rise of religious economists.