William Galston: Do You Need God to Have Good Values?

Brookings Institution scholar and co-author of the 2013 Economic Values Survey report William Galston offered up some interesting insights about Americans’ views on the relationship between religion and morality during the report’s July 18 launch a… [Read more...]

E.J. Dionne: Support for Greater Economic Equality among the Faithful; Doubts about Government Remain

    Brookings Institution scholar and co-author of the 2013 Economic Values Survey E.J. Dionne contributed significantly to the conversation on the report’s findings during the July 18 launch event and panel discussion at Brookings, highlig… [Read more...]

Location, Location, Location: How Your Hometown Affects Your Economic Mobility

The issue of economic mobility has sparked renewed interest, with a recent report finding that your childhood hometown plays a significant role in how easily you’ll advance to higher income brackets as an adult. David Leonhardt’s latest piece for T… [Read more...]

New Survey Finds More than 4-in-10 Americans Say Capitalism Isn’t Working Well

As Americans digest news of Detroit’s bankruptcy, the largest municipal filing in the country’s history, some wonder whether the U.S. economic system is to blame. Our new 2013 Economic Values Survey, just released yesterday, shows that while most A… [Read more...]

Figuring Faith | Religious Progressives Hold Stronger Appeal Among Millennials

In my latest column for Figuring Faith, I examine the positions of both religious conservatives and religious progressives in light of new findings from PRRI’s 2013 Economic Values Survey, released today. Although the religious left receives sig… [Read more...]

2013 Economic Values Survey Released Today

Did you know more than 4-in-10 Americans believe capitalism is not working well? Or how about the fact that 1-in-5 Americans are religious progressives while roughly 3-in-10 are religious conservatives? Our 2013 Economic Values Survey, just released t… [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… [Read more...]

Figuring Faith | After DOMA, the Fading Future of Religious Opposition to Same-sex Marriage

The Supreme Court delivered two landmark decisions affecting same-sex marriage in the United States yesterday, one expanding the federal definition of marriage and the other allowing California to once again wed gay and lesbian couples. In my latest co… [Read more...]

More Americans Than Not Agree With Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling

Earlier today, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to strike down section three of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), expanding the federal government’s definition of marriage from “only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife” t… [Read more...]

Our Corner | Federalists of Convenience? How Changing Attitudes on Same-sex Marriage are Affecting Supporters and Opponents

In a new column for Huffington Post Politics, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox examines how shifting public opinion on same-sex marriage has led traditional states’ rights advocates to favor a federal decision on the issue, and in turn, pushed those w… [Read more...]


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