Watch Robert P. Jones on MSNBC’s “The Reid Report”

On Friday, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones appeared on MSNBC’s The Reid Report to discuss how Americans are dispirited about the economy despite the release of new data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics showing an increase in jobs and a drop in the unemployment rate. The live segment also covered the American Dream, immigration reform, and other findings from the 2014 American Values Survey.   Jones reported the public is waking […]

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Morning Buzz | Abercrombie & Fitch Heads to SCOTUS

In today’s buzz, PRRI explains the blip in same-sex marriage support, a “death with dignity act” gains momentum, and Abercrombie & Fitch head to court.

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In The Atlantic | Is Support for Gay Marriage Dropping?

Today, The Atlantic features an article by PRRI’s CEO Robert P. Jones and Research Director Daniel Cox, who push back against speculations, based on a single recent poll from Pew, that support for same-sex marriage is declining. They give four reasons … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Obama Approves Refugee Plan for Central American Children

In today’s buzz, the Catholic Church reconsiders remarried divorcees, AA meetings banned in fear of same-sex marriage, and political analyst Alan Abramowitz speaks about political polarization.

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PRRI Speaks with Alan Abramowitz about America’s Growing Political and Cultural Polarization

PRRI Speaks with Alan Abramowitz about America’s Growing Political and Cultural Polarization

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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.

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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 whit… [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.

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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. Dionne, from the Brookings Governance Studies program, moderated the presentation. The conversation was followed by a lively Q&A with the audience.

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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.

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