Americans are divided over whether eating organic foods makes for better health
Americans are closely divided over the health benefits of organic produce. Some 45% of U.S. adults say organic fruits and vegetables are better for you than conventionally grown produce, compared with 51% who say that organic produce is neither better nor worse, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted earlier this year. The share […]
Millennials, Gen X increase their ranks in the House, especially among Democrats
The 2018 midterm elections significantly boosted the number of Millennials and Generation Xers in the lower chamber.
When it comes to food ingredients, health-oriented eaters have a list they avoid
The United States is a nation divided when it comes to food, and Americans’ food preferences are especially evident in what they don’t eat.
Most say their family is OK with discussing politics – but it helps if the family agrees
Many Americans say their family is OK with talking about politics when they gather, and a majority has at least some common ground politically with family.
Americans who find meaning in these four areas have higher life satisfaction
Four topics are universally associated with higher levels of life satisfaction: a person’s good health, romantic partner, friends and career.
Americans are narrowly divided over health effects of genetically modified foods
About half of U.S. adults say genetically modified foods are worse for one’s health than non-GM foods, while 44% think GM foods ingredients are neither better nor worse for one’s health.
How Americans view some of the voting policies approved at the ballot box
Many Americans support the idea of several election policies, including same-day and automatic voter registration. This election, voters in many states weighed in on specific ballot measures.
America’s polarized views of Trump follow years of growing political partisanship
From the start of Trump’s presidency, Americans have been divided along partisan lines in their views of him. Our video aims to place views of him in context.
Despite recent violence, Chicago is far from the U.S. ‘murder capital’
St. Louis led the nation with 66.1 murders per 100,000 people in 2017. It was followed by Baltimore, Detroit, New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
Russians, Indians, Germans especially likely to say their countries are more globally important
People in Russia, India and Germany stand out for being more likely than those in other countries to say their country is playing a bigger role in world affairs.