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A Reason to Curtail Immigration from Muslim Lands

"Overwhelming percentages of Muslims in many countries want Islamic law (sharia) to be the official law of the land, according to a worldwide survey by the Pew Research Center." Inform yourself.

7 Tips for When Your Young Adult Children Move Back Home

Are you the parent of a young adult who has recently moved back home? If so, you’re not alone. Turns out, according to a 2015 study from the Pew Research Center, one in four young adults ages 18 to 34 are now living with their […]

Mexican migrants are heading back home - and that's bad news for the U.S. economy

The Pew Research Center released a report this month on Mexican migration to the United States that should give us pause. It did not address Donald Trump's claims that Mexico is mostly sending violent criminals to the United States; other studies, including a comprehensive report by the National...

How to Attract Top Millennial Talent to Your Small Law Firm

According to data taken from Census Bureau data of 2015, the Pew Research Center found that Millennials now make up the largest workforce in the nation, according to the Pew Research Center, they're expected to soon become the largest living generation.Along with this giant demographic change are the attendant cultural......

Don't Buy Your Rich Friends A Tablet For Christmas

Tablets like the iPad and Amazon Fire might seem like the perfect holiday gifts, but think twice: New research suggests your friends have one already, especially if they're wealthy. The Pew Research Center on Wednesday released an analysis revealing that 60 percent of Americans who make $75,000 or more own a smartphone, computer and tablet. Show More Summary

Pew Poll: 65 Percent Says News Media Has 'Negative Effect' on America

The Washington Examiner reports a new Pew Research Center survey found “More than six in 10 Americans believe that the news media, followed closely by Hollywood, has a negative effect on the country.” The extensive interview of 6,004...Show More Summary

IRS Has Second Lowest Favorability Rating (42%) Among Federal Agencies, With Largest Partisan Divide: 24% Of Republicans, 58% Of Democrats View IRS Favorably

Pew Research Center, Ratings of Federal Agencies, Congress and the Supreme Court: As in the past, the public expresses favorable opinions of a wide range of federal agencies and departments, but there are some notable exceptions. Currently, majorities give favorable assessments of 13 of the 17 agencies and departments tested;...

The Looming Land Of The Not-So-Free: 40% Of Millennials Would Censor Offensive Speech

America: Land of the free and future home of censorship? A new study by Pew Research shows that American Millennials are far more likely to support the government banning offensive speech about minority groups than other generations....Show More Summary

The Death of Free Speech

Four in 10 young Americans have no idea what America is. That’s the takeaway from a new Pew Research poll showing that 40 percent of Americans aged 18-34 say that

Survey says Uncle Sam flunks government

If Uncle Sam were in school, he’d flunk government. His report card, in the form of a Pew Research Center survey, found “Americans’ overall views of the federal government are very negative.” With just one-fifth of those surveyed saying they trust government at least most of the time and think government programs are well run, […]

News in Brief: Report: Majority Of Nation’s Civic Engagement Centered Around Oppressing Other People

4 days agoHumor : The Onion

WASHINGTON—Providing insight into how American citizens participate in the political process, a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center revealed that the vast majority of civic engagement in the U.S. centers around oppressing other people. Show More Summary

Thanks To Whom? Fewer Americans Favor Organized Religion

Organized religion is on the downswing in America. Religious participation is declining among Americans even though religion is still very popular. According to the latest Religious Landscape Study by the Pew Research Forum, the percentage of Americans who believe in God, attend religious services and pray daily has declined significantly during the last eight years, especially [...]

'Christian Gap' Between Democrats, Republicans Widening, Research Shows

A recent analysis of data compiled by the Pew Research Center has indicated a growing 'Christian Gap' between Democrats and Republicans.

Survey: 65% Say News Media Has a “Negative Effect” On the Country

An extensive new Pew Research Center survey has found that 65 percent of Americans think that the news media “has a negative effect on the way things are going in the country,” the worst ranking among the 10 nongovernmental institutions covered in the survey. The negative opinions of the news media weren’t relegated to Republicans—of whom only […]

White Christians Are Now in the Minority While the Young “Nones” Are on the Rise

According to Pew Research Center data published in the National Journal, white Christians are finally in the minority, dropping from 55% of the population in 2007 to 46% today.In contrast, the generations born after 1981 -- the older and younger Millennials -- are continuing the trend of shedding their religious labels. Show More Summary

Dear Millennials: We Need to Have a Talk About Free Speech

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

A Pew Research Center study released yesterday showed that 40 percent of Millennials think it would be OK for the government to censor offensive speech about minorities. It says something about what this culture is doing to me -- I....

The Most Important Resources For Job-Hunters [Infographic]

The internet has become the premier resource for today's job hunters. 79 percent of Americans used online resources and information during their most recent search for employment, according to a Pew Research survey. Roughly one-third of American job hunters consider the internet the most important resource available to a person [...]

The younger you are, the less you support free speech

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Some interesting news from the Pew Research Center about the attitude of American millennials (ages 18-34) toward free speech. As part of a global survey of attitudes toward freedom of expression, Pew asked respondents if government should be able to prevent people from making offensive statements...

Pew Research Poll: 40% of Millennials Support Speech Bans

[guest post by JVW] The Pew Research Center released the results of a poll last week suggesting that 40% of member of the millennial generation (those born between 1981 and 1997) would support allowing government to ban speech deemed offensive to minorities. That is roughly 50% higher than the percentage of Gen Xers (1965-1980), 67% […]

No Longer a Majority: Number of White Christians in US Drops

White Christians now make up less than half of the US population, according to the latest results from Pew Research Center's Religious Landscape survey.

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