Internet & TechMar 10, 2016

8 conversations shaping technology

For SXSW, we gathered key facts about Americans’ views and uses of technology.

GlobalMar 10, 2016

American trade issues aren’t just about China

Americans have good reason to worry about competition from China, the country with which the U.S. has its largest merchandise trade deficit. But competition from high-value exporters such as Germany also poses a challenge that, so far, has been largely ignored on the campaign trail.

MethodsMar 10, 2016

Many Americans say they voted, but did they?

One-in-six (16%) of those who say they “definitely voted” in the 2014 midterm election have no record of voting in commercially available national voter files.

HispanicMar 9, 2016

Democratic edge in Hispanic voter registration grows in Florida

Hispanic voters this year make up an even larger share of the state’s registered voters than in past years, but the profile of the Latino electorate has shifted over the past decade or so.

GlobalMar 9, 2016

Americans, Canadians differ in concern about climate change

A majority (56%) of Canadians say climate change is harming people now, while only 41% of Americans agree.

ReligionMar 9, 2016

Among Israeli Arabs and Jews, limited optimism about a two-state solution

Public optimism among Israeli Arabs and Jews that a two-state solution is possible may be receding in Israel.

U.S. PoliticsMar 8, 2016

So far, turnout in this year’s primaries rivals 2008 record

So far this year, Republican primaries are experiencing record turnouts, much as voting in Democratic primaries surged in 2008. But the longer-term trend in primary turnout has been down.

ReligionMar 8, 2016

In Israel, Jews are united by homeland but divided into very different groups

There are only about 6 million Jews living in Israel, but there are major religious, social and political chasms that divide them.

GlobalMar 8, 2016

Strong global support for gender equality, especially among women

Gender equality is among the most widely accepted democratic principles around the world.

ReligionMar 8, 2016

7 key findings about religion and politics in Israel

Key takeaways from Pew Research Center’s comprehensive study of religion in Israel, where there are major divisions not only between Jews and Arabs, but also within the major subgroups of Israeli Jews.