Morning Buzz | Abdullahing is the New Tebowing

In today's buzz, how Ferguson changed Americans' opinion on the criminal justice system and what happens when a Muslim prays in the NFL. … [Read more...]

On Brookings’ FixGov | Six Days After Ferguson: America’s Racial Disconnect in One Chart

PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones discusses how a question from the American Values Survey 2014 about whether black Americans and other minorities receive equal treatment in the criminal justice system vividly captures the strikingly different reactions of white and non-white Americans to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Roving Rabbis Take to the West

In today's buzz, Americans are spending again, Rabbis are roaming the West, and Microsoft is breaking into the polling world. … [Read more...]

Event Wrap-up | American Values Survey 2014: Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality and Doubts about the Future

On September 23, 2014, Public Religion Research Institute released findings from our American Values Survey 2014, “Economic Insecurity, Rising Inequality, and Doubts about the Future.” We found that Americans have a decidedly gloomy outlook on the economy and their own personal financial situation. The event, held at Brookings’ Falk Auditorium, featured panelists Dr. Alan Abramowitz (Emory University), Joy Reid (MSNBC), and Henry Olsen (American Enterprise Institute). William Galston and E.J. Dio … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Child Immigration Cases Clog Up Courts and Schools

In today's buzz , immigration cases challenge American schools, the DOJ set to release a new anti-profiling policy, and Alaska legalizes marijuana—39 years ago. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Diversity Among the Religiously Unaffiliated

In today's buzz, seven types of non-believers, controversial anti-Muslim ads, and Hobby Lobby's traveling Bible museum. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Food Insecurity Most Common Economic Hardship among Americans

In today's buzz, our Graphic of the Week shows economic hardships, Brookings reports the loss of the American Dream, and a new map flooding risks for each country. … [Read more...]

In the News | National Media Coverage of PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey

Findings from PRRI''s American Values Survey, which point both to the economic anxiety Americans are experiencing—personally and systemically—and to Americans’ plummeting confidence in the criminal justice system’s treatment of blacks and other minorities, are being covered in major national media outlets. Journalists at many national media outlets are reporting on the incisive data, … [Read more...]

Graphic of the Week | 4-in-10 Americans Experiencing Economic Insecurity

Economic hardships continue to plague the American public, reports PRRI's 2014 American Values Survey … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Criminal Justice System Not Colorblind

In today's buzz, Satanic "black masses" in Oklahoma, perceived racism in our criminal justice system, and religion-based cases in SCOTUS. … [Read more...]


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