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...]

The Morning Buzz | Legal Eagles Fight for Conservative Christian Causes

Today's Buzz covers Robert P. Jones's latest article in The Atlantic, a law firm fighting for conservative Christian causes, Arkansas overturns same-sex marriage ban -- a decision now being appealed, Pope Francis announces beatification of Paul VI, Michael Sam drafted by St. Louis Rams. … [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...]

The Morning Buzz | Climate Change in Nine Maps

Today's Buzz covers Massachusetts decision about Pledge of Allegiance, Pope Francis progressive or orthodox?, climate change in nine maps, new blog from Brookings, and women who are moms and serve in Congress. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Baby Boomers’ Retirement Impacts Churches

Today's Buzz covers the controversy at HGTV over the "Flip It Forward" brothers, Obamacare enrollees pay premiums, Hobby Lobby president's Bible curriculum, how Baby Boomers' retirement effects churches, and Monica Lewinsky in Vanity Fair. … [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...]

The Morning Buzz | A Multi-generational Approach to Fighting Poverty

Today's Buzz covers religious minorities reactions to the SCOTUS decision about prayer at public meetings, hispanics who left the Catholic Church, a multi-generational approach to fighting poverty, high school students' low reading and math scores, and Americans financial literacy. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | How to Live Happily Ever After

Today's Buzz covers new findings about climate change, a new proposal for highly skilled immigrants to work in the United States, religion and the NBA, the political leanings of journalists, and how to live happily ever after. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | SCOTUS Rules on Prayer at Public Meetings

Today's Buzz covers the SCOTUS decision on prayer at public meetings, the challenge for Democrats with unmarried women voters in the midterm election, trust in public institutions declining, first openly gay Episcopalian bishop is divorcing his husband, best places for single moms to live, and a new blog post by Juhem Navarro-Rivera. … [Read more...]

Coming Full Circle? Evangélicos in the United States and Latin America

Juhem Navarro-Rivera explores the effects of evangélicos on Catholic identify for Latinos both in the United States and Latin America. … [Read more...]


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