Among churches that posted their sermons, homilies or worship services online between Aug. 31 and Nov. 8, 2020, two-thirds posted at least one message from the pulpit mentioning the election. But discussion varied considerably among the four major Christian groups included in this analysis.
Publics disagree about whether restrictions on public activity, such as stay-at-home orders or mandates to wear masks in public, have gone far enough to combat COVID-19.
The challenges of a COVID-19 economy are clear for 2020 college graduates, who have experienced downturns in employment and labor force participation.
The U.S. receives relatively poor marks compared with other countries and organizations when it comes to dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
About half of Americans see their identity reflected very well in the census’s race and ethnicity questions.
A record 23 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
Nearly half of Black adults say the economic impact of the pandemic will make achieving their financial goals harder in the long term.
The higher education pipeline suggests a long path is ahead for increasing diversity, especially in fields like computing and engineering.
Majorities across much of Western Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region have a favorable view of the European Union.
Negative views of Vladimir Putin are at or near historic highs, with a median of 22% saying they have confidence in him to do the right thing in world affairs.
A new survey of 16 publics finds a significant uptick in ratings for the U.S., with strong support for Joe Biden and several of his major policy initiatives. But many raise concerns about the health of America’s political system.
Views of NATO among Americans are at 61% favorable, the same as the overall median across the member states surveyed.
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