Jones Speaks at Episcopal Church’s “Civil Discourse in America: Finding Common Ground for the Greater Good”

Earlier this week, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones spoke at The Episcopal Church’s forum, ”Civil Discourse in America: Finding Common Ground for the Greater Good.” Jones joined the Huffington Post’s Executive Religion Editor Paul Raushenbush and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori at the historic Christ Church in Philadelphia for a morning of discourse on political civility, the changing American electorate, and what role religious organizations play in promoting civil con … [Read more...]

Report: Is Civility Possible?

A new report analyzes data from over 20 surveys to see how Americans feel about civility in American politics and public discourse. … [Read more...]

On Brookings’ FixGov | When Obama Lost White Millennials

Research Director Daniel Cox examines when President Obama lost the support of his tried-and-true demographic: white Millennials. … [Read more...]

Introducing the American Values Atlas (AVA)

PRRI and SSRS are excited to announce the launch of the American Values Atlas (AVA), a powerful new online tool for understanding the complex demographic, political, and religious changes occurring in the United States today. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Catholics, Evangelicals, Baptists—and Mormons?—Unite

In today's buzz, President Obama will speak on ISIS tonight, Mormonism gains some surprising partners in the ongoing same-sex marriage battle, and an awesome infographic on the partisan history of the U.S. Senate. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Do Independent Candidates Have a Chance to Win in November?

In today's Buzz, independent candidates run for state-level offices, many Americans still struggle to put food on the table, the Supreme Court gears up for another religious liberty case, the New York Times explores the race gap in America's police departments, and the Mormon church puts its artifacts on display. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Just How Bad is the Prosperity Gospel?

In today's Buzz, a gay teacher is fired over her "non-traditional pregnancy," the Boston Globe launches a new site for Catholic news, a movement aims to mandate paid sick leave, and a new map shows which counties prohibit any sort of happy hour. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | A “Megadrought” Could Be Coming for the Southwest

In today's Buzz, a "megadrought" seems likely to grip the Southwest, legislators discuss reimbursing doctors for end-of-life care, some suggest that the federal government would run better with more employees, and the same-sex marriage debate becomes a campaign issue in Florida. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Utah Judge Issues Victory for Polygamous Family

In today's Buzz, expansion of mental health care stalls, a Utah judge issues a victory for a polygamous family, the U.S. government sues a Minneapolis suburb for blocking an Islamic center, a leaked poll shows that women are skeptical of the GOP, measuring abortion rates is challenging, and both parties worry that White House action on immigration could tip the 2014 midterm elections. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | LA Mayor Plans to Raise the Minimum Wage

In today's Buzz, the federal government raises the amount of pot that can be grown for research, nearly one-quarter of American children live in poverty, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves the witness stand in his corruption trial, Los Angeles's mayor plans to raise the minimum wage, and the Obama administration takes on a sweeping climate change treaty. … [Read more...]


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