Most Americans haven’t heard of the ‘alt-right’
The political movement known as the alt-right has sparked considerable debate in recent weeks. Most Americans, however, haven’t heard of the movement at all.
People concerned about GM foods are particularly skeptical of information from food industry
Many Americans are distrustful of information provided by the food industry on GM foods, and those who are concerned about GM food issues are especially skeptical.
Republicans, Democrats find common ground on many provisions of health care law
Americans remain split in their opinions about the Affordable Care Act and its future. But while President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to repeal the overhaul, individual provisions are broadly popular, even across partisan lines.
GOP gained ground in middle-class communities in 2016
Although many middle-class areas voted for Barack Obama in 2008, they overwhelmingly favored Donald Trump in 2016, a shift that was a key to his victory.
Younger generations stand out in their beliefs about organic, GM foods
Younger adults are more likely than older adults to think organic foods are better for their health and to believe GM foods are worse.
Just 10 states resettled more than half of recent refugees to U.S.
The country took in 84,995 refugees, the most since 1999. But where they settled varied widely, with some states taking in large numbers and others very few.
4 factors driving anti-establishment sentiment in Europe
Learn more about a variety of factors driving the anti-establishment sentiments that are spreading throughout much of Europe.
Many Americans are skeptical about scientific research on climate and GM foods
As public debates continue over a range of science-related topics, including climate change and the safety of eating genetically modified (GM) foods, Americans are largely skeptical about the degree to which scientists understand these two issues, whether there is scientific consensus on them, and the influences on scientists’ research. Recent Pew Research Center studies have […]
What kinds of backgrounds do U.S. attorneys general have?
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, closely resembles many previous Justice Department leaders.
Most Americans take conflicting food studies in stride
While a majority of Americans encounter conflicting news stories about food and healthy eating, most see it as a sign of continued progress in food science.