The Morning Buzz | Drones: A 21st Century Twist on Evangelization

Today's Buzz covers Michelle Obama's and Eric Holder's commencement speeches that urge Americans to talk openly about race, primaries to watch on Super Tuesday 2014, Oregon judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban, WDC Archdiocese buys drone to help promote Catholicism with video on social media, Italian women in love with priests urge Pope Francis to rescind the celibacy and non-marriage rule. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Harvard University Cancels Satanic Mass

Today's Buzz covers a halted execution in Texas, Brookings identifies opportunity bottlenecks when it comes to earning potential, Harvard cancels Satanic Mass, a video illustrating the collapse of Antarctica ice sheets, several local governments refuse to assist federal immigration policy, women's filibuster in Missouri to protest abortion waiting period, Virginia divided on legality of same-sex marriage ban. … [Read more...]

In The Atlantic: Unspoken Racial Tensions in the U.S.

Robert P. Jones's latest article for The Atlantic is now posted on the publication's home page. In the piece, "The Racial Tensions Lurking Under the Surface of American Society," Dr. Jones shares how "social desirability bias" affects polling results when Americans are asked about sensitive issues like race. Jones unveils the strategies the PRRI research team employed in the field to deactivate this bias, yielding results that show the anxieties white Americans feel toward the changing racial … [Read more...]

Racial Attitudes in the United States

PRRI's Graphic of the week delves into the data that shows not only do attitudes about race divide Americans demographically and culturally, the issue of race also creates substantial political divisions. … [Read more...]

Best Places to Live in the U.S., Presidents’ Day (?) Wrap-up and Race in America

Today's Buzz covers President Obama and his faith, the history of Presidents' Day, and a look at the best and worst places to live in America. … [Read more...]


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