Political Party Quiz
U.S. PoliticsAugust 29, 2016

Political Party Quiz

Answer these 11 questions that were part of a national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center to find out where you fit on the partisan political spectrum. And see how you compare with other Americans by age, race, religion and gender.

GlobalAugust 2, 2016

Number of asylum applications in selected European countries by year

Germany received an unprecedented 442,000 individual first-time asylum applications in 2015 – the highest annual number ever received by a European country over the past 30 years. Asylum applicants to Germany alone accounted for about one-third of Europe’s 2015 asylum seekers.

ScienceJuly 26, 2016

Human Enhancement: The Scientific and Ethical Dimensions of Striving for Perfection

Human enhancement is at least as old as human civilization. People have been trying to enhance their physical and mental capabilities for thousands of years, sometimes successfully – and sometimes with inconclusive, comic and even tragic results.

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U.S. PoliticsJuly 25, 2016

Democratic voters and the road to nominating Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton led the field for the Democratic nomination from the beginning of the campaign in early 2015 on her road to becoming the party’s nominee.

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U.S. PoliticsJuly 18, 2016

Republican voters’ path to backing Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s rise to become the Republican Party’s presidential nominee followed a lengthy primary campaign.

June 24, 2016

How blacks and whites view the state of race in America

Explore how the opinions of blacks and whites vary by age, education, gender and party identification in key questions from our report.

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GlobalMay 17, 2016

Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, from 1990-2015

Explore the origins and destinations of migrants from 233 countries between 1990 and 2013.

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ReligionMay 12, 2016

Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage

In Pew Research Center polling in 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage by a margin of 57% to 35%. Since then, support for same-sex marriage has steadily grown. Based on polling in 2016, a majority of Americans (55%) support same-sex marriage, compared with 37% who oppose it. See the latest data on same-sex marriage.

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May 11, 2016

Are you in the American middle class?

A Pew Research Center analysis of government data shows that after more than four decades of serving as the nation’s economic majority, the U.S. middle class is now matched in size by those in the economic tiers above and below it.

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U.S. PoliticsApril 26, 2016

Political Polarization, 1994-2015

Two years ago, Pew Research Center found that Republicans and Democrats were more divided along ideological lines than at any point in the previous two decades.