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2016 US Election – What Expats Need to Know

Americans living abroad have been able to vote in absentia since 1975. Expats vote in the State where they last lived, but they do still have to register in good time to receive a ballot.According to a Pew Research Centre survey in July, the two most important election issues for Americans living stateside this year are terrorism and the economy. Show More Summary

6 interview questions that ?determine cultural fit

In 2015, millennials became the largest population in our workforce, first surpassing boomers who are heading into retirement and then Generation X ( Pew Research Center). As leaders focus on talent for 2017, they’re now recruiting people...Show More Summary

Worn out by social media election trash talk? You’re not alone

Democrats and Republicans alike are “worn out” by political content and posts on their social media feeds, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center. Continue reading ? The post Worn out by social media election trash talk? You’re not alone appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Election 2016: The Potentially Polarizing Effects Of Search Engines, Social Media And Motivated Reasoning

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, 81 percent of supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump disagree not only on their respective policies and plans but also on the "basic facts" surrounding the candidates and the election. Show More Summary

You are definitely not alone in being worn out by this election

You're not the only one sick of seeing posts about Trump on Facebook.  More than one-third of social media users are worn out by seeing political posts in their feeds, according to a new report from Pew Research Center. Somehow, twenty...Show More Summary

AP FACT CHECK: Voter roll problems do not equate to fraud

In the past few days, Trump has specifically raised concerns about people fraudulently voting using the names of dead people and cited research showing 1.8 million deceased people are still listed on state voter rolls. The Pew Center...Show More Summary

Where Are All the Black Atheists?

I am black. I am also an atheist. It’s understandable if that surprises you. You’ve probably heard that the number of religiously unaffiliated people is rising. According to the Pew Research Center’s Religious Landscape Study, the percentage of Americans who identify as “unaffiliated,” or “religious nones,” is currently 22.8 percent. That’s a huge increase from […]

New Poll Finds 60 Percent of American Adults Say Marijuana Should be Legal

A new Gallup poll finds 60 percent of American adults believe marijuana should be legal. Last week a study released by the Pew Research Center found 57 percent of U.S. adults say they support legalizing marijuana. The post New Poll Finds 60 Percent of American Adults Say Marijuana Should be Legal appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump: Obamacare and Healthcare Reform

Among the top four issues for voters going into the general election on Nov. 8, health care trails only the economy, terrorism and foreign policy according to the Pew Research Center and presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are sharply divided on the issue.

Where Young Adults Live and Why

By Karen Sternheimer If you want to move out of your parent(s)’ home, go to college. And be sure graduate. A recent report by the Pew Research Center found that living with parents is now the most common living arrangement...

U.S. Muslims Become More Socially Liberal As Muslim Immigration Rises

In my post last week, I demonstrated using surveys mostly from Gallup and Pew Research Center that Muslim Americans are rapidly abandoning beliefs widely held in their native countries and adopting the more liberal social and political beliefs of other Americans. Show More Summary

Family advocate disputes Pew survey claiming Americans divided on transgender restrooms, gay weddings

A Pew Research Center study's findings are skewed by the wording of the questions, Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council says.

Study: 57 Percent of U.S. Adults Say They Support Legalizing Marijuana

A new study by the Pew Research Center finds 57 percent of U.S. adults say they support legalizing marijuana. A decade ago, only 32 percent of adults said they favored legalization. The post Study: 57 Percent of U.S. Adults Say They Support Legalizing Marijuana appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize, More Women Accuse Trump of Groping, Boko Haram Releases 21 Girls: A.M. Links

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The 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature goes to Bob Dylan for what the Nobel Committee describes as "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." A new Pew Research Center survey finds 57 percent of Americans...Show More Summary

Americans' Support For Legalizing Marijuana Has Reached An All-Time High [Infographic]

According to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in August, public support for the legalization of marijuanain the U.S.has reached an historic high. 57 percent of U.S. adultsnow think the use of marijuna should be legal nationwide while 37 percent oppose legalization. Americans haven't always been fans of the green [...]

Most Americans favor marijuana legalization — but millennials REALLY favor legalization

The vast majority of Americans support marijuana legalization. Nearly 60%, in fact, according to a new survey from Pew Research. That's a major change from just 10 short years ago, when the stats were largely flipped: "just 32% favored...Show More Summary

Here's How to Break the Chains of Facebook's Algorithm and Get Both Sides of the Political Debate

About 60 percent of Americans now get news through social media, according to the Pew Research Center, up from nearly 50 percent in 2012. Facebook is the most widely used platform, and it also leads the pack in terms of getting newsShow More Summary

Pew: Renewables Offer ‘One Spot of Unity’ in a Divided Political Landscape

While the American population stands divided heading into this year’s presidential election, there’s one thing the majority of Americans can agree on: expanding the use of renewables. A new survey by Pew Research found that 89 percent of Americans favor building more solar farms, with just 9 percent opposed. Show More Summary

Here's how people are consuming their news today

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. A newly published study by the Pew Research Center takes a look at peoples' news consumption preferences...Show More Summary

Americans Want Solar Power, Not Coal — Duh

Originally published on Solar Love. In an election year in which one candidate is hell bent on expanding the use of coal as an energy source, a new poll by the Pew Research Center shows that 89% of all Americans favor expanding the use of solar power to make electricity thanks to its many benefits. Show More Summary

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