Internet & TechJuly 11, 2018

Activism in the Social Media Age

As the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag turns 5 years old, a look at its evolution on Twitter and how Americans view social media’s impact on political and civic engagement

Internet & TechJuly 3, 2018

Stories From Experts About the Impact of Digital Life

While many technology experts and scholars have concerns about the social, political and economic fallout from the spread of digital activities, they also tend to report that their own experience of digital life has been positive.

Pew Research CenterJune 19, 2018

Western Europeans vary in their nationalist, anti-immigrant and anti-religious minority attitudes

Nationalist and anti-immigrant attitudes in Western Europe have been an issue in a number of recent national elections around the region. But Western Europeans vary by country when it comes to having positive or negative views about immigrants and religious minorities.

Pew Research CenterJune 14, 2018

Most Americans express positive views of country’s growing racial and ethnic diversity

About six-in-ten U.S. adults say that the growing racial and ethnic diversity in America makes the country a better place to live.

Pew Research CenterJune 11, 2018

Public support for the death penalty ticks up

Public support for the death penalty, which reached a four-decade low in 2016, has increased somewhat since then. Since 2016, opinions among Republicans and Democrats have changed little, but the share of independents favoring the death penalty has increased 8 percentage points.

Pew Research CenterMay 30, 2018

As fatal overdoses rise, many Americans see drug addiction as a major problem in their community

The U.S. public’s concerns about drug addiction come amid increases in the number and rate of fatal drug overdoses across urban, suburban and rural communities.

Pew Research CenterMay 29, 2018

Irish vote highlights widespread popular support for legal abortion in Western Europe

Two-thirds of Irish adults say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, a level of support reflected in a recent vote in Ireland on legal abortion.

May 22, 2018

What Unites and Divides Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities

Despite widening gaps in politics and demographics, Americans across community types have a lot in common in key facets of their lives.

Pew Research CenterMay 17, 2018

Americans say U.S. colleges make the grade, but many say public schools don’t measure up

While Americans say their nation’s colleges compare relatively well with those in other countries, they offer more negative assessments of U.S. public schools.

Pew Research CenterMay 1, 2018

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. secondary schools have sworn officers on site – but not all the time

The share of U.S. public secondary schools with sworn officers on site has increased in the past decade.