Seven-in-ten U.S. adults say the U.S. economic system unfairly favors powerful interests. Less than a third say the system is generally fair.
About six-in-ten U.S. adults say there’s too much economic inequality in the country these days, and among that group, most say addressing it requires significant changes to the country’s economic system, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
Views differ sharply by party and age when it comes to whether forms or online profiles should include gender options other than “man” and “woman.”
Despite parents' shifting responsibilities, the U.S. is the only one of 41 nations that does not mandate any paid leave for new parents.
Examine the trajectories of the two biggest recessions and recoveries in modern U.S. history, comparing them side-by-side.
Three-in-four Republicans give the economy positive ratings, while a majority of Democrats rate it negatively. But within parties, views differ widely by income.
U.S. military veterans and their families have consistently had higher standards of living than non-veterans over the past 40 years.
In a growing number of U.S. counties, a majority of residents are Hispanic or black, reflecting the nation's changing demographics.
For many veterans who served in combat, their experiences strengthened them personally but made the transition to civilian life difficult.
As marriage rates have declined, the share of U.S. adults who have ever lived with an unmarried partner has risen.