GlobalApril 18, 2016

What the world thinks about climate change in 7 charts

On April 22, leaders and representatives from more than 150 countries will gather at the United Nations to sign the global climate change agreement reached in Paris in December. Pew Research Center’s spring 2015 survey found that people around the world are concerned about climate change and want their governments to take action. Here are […]

ReligionMarch 21, 2016

5 facts about Israeli Druze, a unique religious and ethnic group

Israeli Druze make up roughly 2% of the country’s population and live mostly in the northern regions of the Galilee, Carmel and the Golan Heights. Their tradition dates back to the 11th century and incorporates elements of Islam, Hinduism and even classical Greek philosophy.

GlobalMarch 18, 2016

5 facts about U.S. relations with Cuba

The renewal of diplomatic and economic ties has drawn widespread support in the U.S., but significant partisan differences on the future of the relationship between the two countries remain.

Internet & TechMarch 18, 2016

5 facts about Twitter at age 10

Five facts about Twitter, as the microblogging platform marks its 10th anniversary.

ReligionMarch 1, 2016

5 facts about abortion

Public opinion on abortion has held relatively steady over the years, with Americans roughly divided on the issue.

Internet & TechFebruary 29, 2016

5 facts about online dating

11% of American adults have used an online dating site or a mobile dating app.

Internet & TechFebruary 18, 2016

English-speaking Asian Americans stand out for their technology use

Discussions of the “digital divide” often touch on race and ethnicity – and the narrative is usually that whites lead in technology adoption while other racial or ethnic groups struggle to keep up. But that’s not the case for English-speaking Asian Americans.

ReligionFebruary 12, 2016

On Darwin Day, 5 facts about the evolution debate

62% of Americans say humans have evolved over time, while 34% reject evolution entirely.

Media & NewsJanuary 27, 2016

The demographic trends shaping American politics in 2016 and beyond

In an era of head-snapping racial, social, cultural, economic, religious, gender, generational and technological change, Americans have been sorting themselves into think-alike communities that reflect not only their politics but their demographics.

ReligionJanuary 27, 2016

5 key findings about faith and politics in the 2016 presidential race

Religion has long been entangled in America’s politics and its political campaigns.