U.S. Politics Apr. 10, 2006

In Search of Ideologues in America

Many Americans do not fit well within into either the conservative or liberal camps. Instead they find a home in one of two other U.S. political traditions, libertarian and populist, or defy attempts to pigeon-hole them.

Religion Apr. 4, 2006

God is Alive and Well in America

Forty years after a Time cover famously asked, “Is God Dead?” polls find the Almighty thriving in the nation’s collective consciousness.

Internet & Tech Apr. 4, 2006

Cell Phone Society

Many Americans now can’t live without them – but sometimes they can’t live with them.

U.S. Politics Apr. 4, 2006

America’s Immigration Quandary

Americans worry about unauthorized immigration, but disagree about specific policies to deal with it.

Hispanic Mar. 30, 2006

America’s Immigration Quandary

A growing number of Americans believe that immigrants are a burden to the country, taking jobs and housing and creating strains on the health care system. Many people also worry about the cultural impact of the expanding number of newcomers in the U.S.

Mar. 28, 2006

A Barometer of Modern Morals

Cheating on your taxes, cheating on your spouse and other questions of right and wrong

U.S. Politics Mar. 28, 2006

Pinched Pocketbooks

Beyond partisanship — and behind those healthy economic indicators — Americans may be seeing something that most economists overlook.

Hispanic Mar. 28, 2006

The Complex Tapestry of the Undocumented

Ubiquitous as they are in the public debate over immigration, day laborers are only one part of a diverse population of unauthorized migrants

U.S. Politics Mar. 22, 2006

Diminishing Divide on Cultural Issues?

Even as divisive policy debates continue, public acceptance of homosexual marriage, adoption and military has increased.

Internet & Tech Mar. 22, 2006

50 Million Americans Get News Online Every Day

Many broadband users now say the internet is a main news source, surpassing even TV and papers, according to the Pew Internet Project.