The State of American Jobs
How the shifting economic landscape is reshaping work and society and affecting the way people think about the skills and training they need to get ahead
With a Month to Go, Nearly Half of Voters Say They Have Been Contacted by 2016 Campaigns
In the final month before the election, the presidential campaigns are expected to dramatically intensify their voter outreach efforts. Even so, almost half of registered voters (47%) had already received some form of contact from one of the campaigns or groups supporting them as of last month.
Chinese Public Sees More Powerful Role in World, Names U.S. as Top Threat
The Chinese people recognize their country’s growing prominence in Asia and the world. However, concern remains over corruption and other domestic issues.
The Politics of Climate
Americans are polarized over the causes and cures of climate change and how much they trust climate scientists, but most support a role for scientists in climate policy and expanding solar and wind energy.
Where the Public Stands on Religious Liberty vs. Nondiscrimination
The U.S. public expresses a clear consensus on the contentious question of whether employers who have religious objections to contraception should be required to provide it in health insurance plans for their employees.
In Their Own Words: Why Voters Support – and Have Concerns About – Clinton and Trump
Voters who support Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offer a variety of reasons why they do so, ranging from the candidates’ issue positions to their personal backgrounds.
Digital Readiness Gaps
Americans fall along a spectrum of preparedness when it comes to using tech tools to pursue learning online, and many are not eager or ready to take the plunge
India and Modi: The Honeymoon Continues
The Indian public sees Prime Minister Narendra Modi favorably and India’s role in the world expanding, but there is a growing partisan divide on Modi’s record.
The Parties on the Eve of the 2016 Election: Two Coalitions, Moving Further Apart
Ahead of the presidential election, the demographic profiles of the Republican and Democratic parties are strikingly different.
Trends in visiting public libraries have steadied, and many Americans have high expectations for what their local libraries should offer