Morning Buzz | Obama Talks Tax Breaks, Minimum Wage in Sixth SOTU

In today’s buzz, SCOTUS rules for religious rights in prison and melting glaciers to release massive amounts of carbon.

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Morning Buzz | Survey: What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Elections?

In today’s buzz, we release our post-election American Values Survey, finding that 62% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track.

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Morning Buzz | SCOTUS Won’t Swing Liberal Any Time Soon

In today’s buzz, Americans pessimistic despite job growth, interreligious dialogue can thank a city fair, and legalizing marijuana is a moral conundrum.

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Morning Buzz | Accepting Language at Pope Francis’ Synod

In today’s buzz, a group of clergy members in North Carolina help overturn a ban on same-sex marriage and Americans’ continue struggling with costly medical bills.

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With Delayed Grand Jury Ruling, Unrest in Ferguson Continues

Nearly two months have passed since police officer Darren Wilson shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Brown’s death has exacerbated a feeling of injustice among Ferguson residents and the rest of the country, especially among racial minorities. Data from PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey suggest that the events in Ferguson mirror Americans’ deep discontent about racial and economic inequality at the national level.

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Morning Buzz | Roving Rabbis Take to the West

In today’s buzz, Americans are spending again, Rabbis are roaming the West, and Microsoft is breaking into the polling world.

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Event Wrap-up | American Values Survey 2014: Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality and Doubts about the Future

On September 23, 2014, Public Religion Research Institute released findings from our American Values Survey 2014, “Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future.” We found that Americans have a decidedly gloomy outlook on the economy and their own personal financial situation. The event, held at Brookings’ Falk Auditorium, featured panelists Dr. Alan Abramowitz (Emory University), Joy Reid (MSNBC), and Henry Olsen (American Enterprise Institute). William Galston and E.J. Dionne, from the Brookings Governance Studies program, moderated the presentation. The conversation was followed by a lively Q&A with the audience.

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Morning Buzz | Food Insecurity Most Common Economic Hardship among Americans

In today’s buzz, our Graphic of the Week shows economic hardships, Brookings reports the loss of the American Dream, and a new map flooding risks for each country.

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Graphic of the Week | 4-in-10 Americans Experiencing Economic Insecurity

Economic hardships continue to plague the American public, reports PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey

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New Survey | Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future: Findings from PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey

Today, PRRI released our American Values Survey 2014: Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future. Although the economy has improved overall, findings show Americans have a bleak outlook on their personal financial situation and… [Read more...]


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