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
Blacks and whites in the U.S. disagree over police performance and differ on the causes of fatal encounters between blacks and police.
There are deep divisions between blacks and whites in how they see racial discrimination, barriers to black progress and prospects for change.
For the first time since 1880, Americans ages 18 to 34 are more likely to be living with their parent(s) than in a household shared with a spouse or partner.
The American middle class is losing ground in metropolitan areas across the country, affecting communities from Boston to Seattle and from Dallas to Milwaukee.
After rising steadily for nearly a century, the share of older Americans who live alone has fallen since 1990, largely because women ages 65 to 84 are increasingly likely to live with their spouse or their children.
As Americans begin casting the first ballots in the 2016 presidential election, neither political party is widely viewed as supportive of the middle class in this country.
There are deep divisions among U.S. parents today rooted in economic well-being Parents’ outlooks, worries and aspirations for their children are strongly linked to financial circumstances.
After more than four decades of serving as the nation’s economic majority, the U.S. middle class is now matched in size by those in the economic tiers above and below it.
Racial identity is far from a straightforward concept, and when multiple strands of identity come together this has the potential to increase the complexity.