Morning Buzz | Liberty University Requiring Students to Attend Bernie Sanders’ Speech

In today’s buzz, children trump work commitments, plus houses of worship are popping up in an unexpected place: Silicon Valley.

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Morning Buzz | Religious Groups Respond to the Iran Nuclear Deal

In today’s buzz, Donald Trump’s popularity spikes among GOP, plus are Americans ready for a Muslim president?

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Morning Buzz | Not All Millennials are Social Media Mavens

In today’s buzz, evangelicals have a renaissance moment in NYC, plus federal marriage benefits to same-sex couples.

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Morning Buzz | Catholics, Americans Agree on Gov’t Role in Addressing Economic Inequality; Evangelicals Differ

In today’s buzz, Tex. GOP push bill to bar local officials from issuing gay marriage licenses, and the Economist looks at black vs. white America.

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Morning Buzz | Presidential Hopeful Ted Cruz Woos Iowa Evangelicals

In today’s buzz, baseball’s struggle to recruit young fans, HuffPo’s new project titled “What It Means To Be Muslim in America,” and “Clinton the Musical.”

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PRRI Speaks with Janelle Wong about Asian Americans’ Impact on Politics and Religion

Janelle Wong is an Associate Professor of American Studies and the Director of Asian American Studies at University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Her research focuses on race, immigration, and political mobilization. Dr. Wong is the author of Democracy’s Promise: Immigrants and American Civic Institutions (2006, University of Michigan Press) and co-author of two books on Asian American politics. She is currently working on a book about the impact Asian American and Latino evangelical Christians will have on the traditional conservative Christian movement and immigrant political participation. Recently, PRRI had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Wong in depth about some of the 2014 American Values Survey’s findings on Asian Americans.

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Media Roundup | Coverage of PRRI’s New Survey on Religion, Values, and Climate Change

The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Religion News Service, International Business Times, Huffington Post HuffPollster, The National Journal, Politico, and more covered our new climate change report.

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Morning Buzz | Millennials Aren’t All Bad

In today’s buzz, a scholar reflects on the study of secularism, a millennial cries discrimination against his generation, and a “wall” made of crocheted “bricks” descends upon DC.

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The Morning Buzz | Where Can You Pack Heat in Public?

In today’s Buzz, Americans’ racial segregation, where you can carry a handgun openly, racism as a spiritual issue, Democrats organize in Arkansas, and universities still suffer from a dearth of socioeconomic diversity.

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The Morning Buzz | Summer Jobs Are Becoming a Thing of the Past

In today’s Buzz, a reporter gets arrested in Ferguson, summer jobs might soon be a thing of the past, more gay people are leaving urban enclaves for the suburbs, evangelicals plan a solidarity trip to Israel, and David Gushee tries to turn down the tem… [Read more...]