Politics & Government

Religion in New York City’s Five Boroughs

[04.13.2016]

Breaking down the religious diversity of the Big Apple.

Millennials and Political “Slacktivism”

[06.08.2015]

Members of the Millennial generation aren’t as politically engaged as many make them out to be, according to findings in PRRI’s millennial report.

Introducing the American Values Atlas (AVA)

[02.25.2015]

PRRI launched the AVA, allowing users to explore the cultural landscape of the US, as well as attitudes toward immigration, same-sex marriage, and abortion.

Report: Is Civility Possible?

[10.22.2014]

A new report analyzes data from over 20 surveys to see how Americans feel about civility in American politics and public discourse.

Morning Buzz | Catholics, Evangelicals, Baptists—and Mormons?—Unite

[09.10.2014]

In today’s buzz, President Obama will speak on ISIS tonight, Mormonism gains some surprising partners in the ongoing same-sex marriage battle, and an awesome infographic on the partisan history of the U.S. Senate.

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.

The Morning Buzz | Just How Bad is the Prosperity Gospel?

[09.04.2014]

In today’s Buzz, a gay teacher is fired over her “non-traditional pregnancy,” the Boston Globe launches a new site for Catholic news, a movement aims to mandate paid sick leave, and a new map shows which counties prohibit any sort of happy hour.

The Morning Buzz | A “Megadrought” Could Be Coming for the Southwest

[09.02.2014]

In today’s Buzz, a “megadrought” seems likely to grip the Southwest, legislators discuss reimbursing doctors for end-of-life care, some suggest that the federal government would run better with more employees, and the same-sex marriage debate becomes a campaign issue in Florida.

The Morning Buzz | Utah Judge Issues Victory for Polygamous Family

[08.29.2014]

In today’s Buzz, expansion of mental health care stalls, a Utah judge issues a victory for a polygamous family, the U.S. government sues a Minneapolis suburb for blocking an Islamic center, a leaked poll shows that women are skeptical of the GOP, measuring abortion rates is challenging, and both parties worry that White House action on immigration could tip the 2014 midterm elections.

The Morning Buzz | LA Mayor Plans to Raise the Minimum Wage

[08.28.2014]

In today’s Buzz, the federal government raises the amount of pot that can be grown for research, nearly one-quarter of American children live in poverty, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves the witness stand in his corruption trial, Los Angeles’s mayor plans to raise the minimum wage, and the Obama administration takes on a sweeping climate change treaty.