6 facts about marijuana
A new Pew Research Center survey on the nation’s drug policies found a continued support for legalizing marijuana. These are six key facts on views about the issue.
5 facts on how Americans view taxes
Benjamin Franklin popularized the sentiment that nothing is certain “except death and taxes.” But the public isn’t too keen on the current federal tax system, with 59% saying there is so much wrong that Congress should completely change it (38% say it works pretty well and needs only minor changes). As April 15 rolls around […]
5 facts to help understand the U.S.-Japan relationship
While Americans and Japanese trust each other, both are wary of China, and they differ in their views of what role Japan’s military should play.
6 facts about Americans and their smartphones
Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults own a smartphone, up from 35% in 2011. Our new report analyzes smartphone ownership and owners’ attitudes and behaviors.
10 facts about technology use in the emerging world
In our survey of thousands of people across 32 emerging and developing nations, we found some notable data points that might have been lost in the fray.
Key takeaways on technology use in emerging and developing nations
Our new report looks at how people perceive the internet’s impact on their lives, how many people access it and who they are, and what people do online.
5 facts about religious hostilities in Europe
Harassment and attacks against religious minorities continue in many countries there, and hostilities against Jews in particular have been spreading.
5 facts about consistent conservatives
Our research on political polarization found that 9% of Americans, and 20% of Republicans and Republican leaners, express consistently conservative views.
6 facts about black Americans for Black History Month
Blacks have made progress on several fronts, including educational attainment and voting rates, but large gaps by race persist in areas such as wealth and poverty measures.
Presidential job approval ratings from Ike to Obama
Perhaps no measure better captures the public’s sentiment toward the president than job approval. It dates back to the earliest days of public opinion polling, when George Gallup asked about Franklin D. Roosevelt starting in the 1930s.