The price that politicians pay for scandals
The most (and least) culturally diverse countries in the world
A new study of cultural diversity and economic development measures the amount of cultural diversity in each of more than 180 countries.
The politics and demographics of food stamp recipients
The House on July 11 passed a farm bill stripped of funding for food stamps. A Pew Research survey last year found about one-in-five (22%) of Democrats say they had received food stamps compared with 10% of Republicans.
Is childhood obesity contagious?
For states, gambling on casinos may be a bad bet
Why boys with sisters are more likely to be Republicans
What’s killing the less-educated white women of America?
What Americans really want from their lawmakers
Political views can drive wrong poll answers, unless there’s money involved
Do one’s political leanings blind people to the facts? Judging from decades of polling, the answer is sometimes yes—partisanship appears to lead some people to claim as facts things that aren’t particularly factual.