Millennials and Political “Slacktivism”

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. What’s more, when millennials do participate, they tend to take on activities that don’t take an exorbitant amount of effort—unless typing your name or clicking “like” counts as labor-intensive. Of the seven political activities provided in the survey, PRRI finds that millennials (age 18-35) are more likely […]

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Morning Buzz | LSU Study Supports the Secularization Hypothesis

In today’s buzz, how black Millennials feel about same-sex marriage and if more education means less religion.

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The Morning Buzz | Women Are Cracking the Stained-Glass Ceiling

In today’s Buzz, the National Guard heads to the Texas-Mexico border with too little to do, U.S. employers are taking longer to fill empty positions, Texas’s voter ID law goes to trial, Oklahoma’s schools start in legal limbo, women crack the stained-g… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Are the Culture Wars Moving South?

In today’s Buzz, St. Louis erupts into riots, a leaked Senate campaign memo reveals our worst fears about politics, restaurant workers struggle for tips, the culture wars move into Latin America, and a HIV-positive college student writes about the stig… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Rand Paul Wants to “Disrupt” Washington

In today’s Buzz, evangelicals proselytize by the pool in Portland, Oregon, Rand Paul tells techies he wants to “disrupt” Washington, school principals think their children are socioeconomically disadvantaged, the concept of social mobility might be a m… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | A Multi-generational Approach to Fighting Poverty

Today’s Buzz covers religious minorities reactions to the SCOTUS decision about prayer at public meetings, hispanics who left the Catholic Church, a multi-generational approach to fighting poverty, high school students’ low reading and math scores, an… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Gun Control and the Media

At the Washington Post, George Washington University professor Danny Hayes argues that politicians will have to give the media a reason to continue to focus on gun control issues. A slim majority of Americans favor passing stricter gun control laws.

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The Morning Buzz | Gun Control and the Media

At the Washington Post, George Washington University professor Danny Hayes argues that politicians will have to give the media a reason to continue to focus on gun control issues. A slim majority of Americans favor passing stricter gun control laws.

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