Fact TankJuly 18, 2013

The price that politicians pay for scandals

GlobalJuly 18, 2013

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.

Fact TankJuly 12, 2013

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.

Fact TankJuly 11, 2013

Is childhood obesity contagious?

Fact TankJuly 2, 2013

For states, gambling on casinos may be a bad bet

Fact TankJune 27, 2013

Why boys with sisters are more likely to be Republicans

Fact TankJune 25, 2013

What’s killing the less-educated white women of America?

Fact TankJune 19, 2013

What Americans really want from their lawmakers

Fact TankJune 17, 2013

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.