AEI Hosts Research Director Daniel Cox to Discuss Libertarians

PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox joined hosts Andrew Rugg and Stuart James for the latest edition of Banter, the American Enterprise Institute's weekly podcast, to discuss the findings of the 2013 American Values Survey: In Search of Libertarians in America. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Voice of America Highlights PRRI Findings on American Atheists

Voice of America’s Jerome Socolovsky recently sat down with PRRI CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones to discuss the launch of America’s first nontheist political action committee, which aims to represent Americans who don’t believe in God by promoting secular government and providing support for atheist, agnostic and humanist political candidates. Currently, Socolovsky reports there are no members of Congress who are openly atheist and thus the growing number of religiously... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | The New York Times Highlights Hispanic Values Survey Results

Laurie Goodstein has penned a great new article for The New York Times on PRRI’s Hispanic Values Survey. Goodstein, who interviewed PRRI CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones in Austin upon the report’s release at the Religion Newswriters Association annual conference, highlights the challenges facing Republicans as they aim to win over Hispanic voters in coming elections. The outlook for Republicans has grown increasingly negative since 2004, when President George W.... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Is King’s Dream Still Alive?

In my latest for Figuring Faith, my blog at the Washington Post, I explore race relations in America 50 years following Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington: As King looked out on the crowd that hot August day half a century ago, he painted a portrait of equality, economic opportunity and integration, and called Americans to live into this aspirational vision.... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | PRRI’s Economic Values Survey Hits the Airwaves

PRRI’s 2013 Economic Values Survey, conducted in partnership with the Brookings Institution, has attracted significant media attention by providing a new perspective on the American religious landscape that identifies religious progressives, religious moderates and religious conservatives. PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones has given several radio interviews addressing the survey’s findings, including speaking on Interfaith Alliance’s State of Belief about the challenges facing the both … [Read more...]

Our Corner | PRRI’s Economic Values Survey Hits the Airwaves

PRRI’s 2013 Economic Values Survey, conducted in partnership with the Brookings Institution, has attracted significant media attention by providing a new perspective on the American religious landscape that identifies religious progressives, religious moderates and religious conservatives. PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones has given several radio interviews addressing the survey’s findings, including speaking on Interfaith Alliance’s State of Belief about the challenges facing the both … [Read more...]

Response to “Born and Raised”: Americans Share their Formative Experiences with Religion

The rising rate of religious non-affiliation, particularly among the young, has inspired thoughtful discussions about the problems with churches, or alternatively, the problem with Millennials. In his latest column for the Huffington Post Religion, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox explored an overlooked part of this important trend: the increasing number of Americans being raised without religion. The piece sparked a lively debate among readers about how growing up in a religious, or... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Born and Raised: More Americans Are Being Raised Without Religion and Choosing to Stay that Way

In my latest column for Huffington Post Religion, I examine why such a high number of Millennials now identify as nonreligious and what influence this could have on the future of religion in America. With roughly three-in-ten (31 percent) Millennials now identifying as religiously unaffiliated the debate over why this generation is abandoning religion at an unprecedented rate has mostly centered around two explanations: Millennials are leaving because they do not like... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Could the Religious Left Outgrow the Religious Right?

A new piece from The London Times explores how American Millennials may be re-shaping the country’s political and religious landscape, based both on an interview with PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones and findings from PRRI’s 2013 Economic Values Survey. America’s Religious Right, one of the mightiest political forces in the country over the past three decades, is on course to be superseded by a new power bloc: the Religious Left. A... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Being Different and Being Proud to Be American

In his latest column for Huffington Post Politics, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox explores American pride, examining how different groups of citizens express and celebrate their national identity. As Americans prepare to celebrate the nation’s 237th birthday this July 4th, the overwhelming majority of Americans report being proud of their national identity and heritage. More than 8 in 10 say they feel very (31 percent) or extremely (51 percent) proud to be... more … [Read more...]


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