While residential solar power generates just a fraction of the country’s overall electricity, it has continued to grow rapidly.
21% of the roughly 1,000 candidates for U.S. Senate, House or state governor on the fall ballot claim some degree of military experience.
In 2021, 11% of high-circulation newspapers experienced layoffs, compared with three times that share the year before (33%).
For many U.S. moms, pandemic brought increase in time spent caring for kids while doing other things
Widespread child care challenges from the coronavirus pandemic lasted into 2021 for some U.S. parents.
Black Lives Matter tops list of groups that Black Americans see as helping them most in recent years
Around four-in-ten Black adults in the United States (39%) say Black Lives Matter has done the most to help Black people in recent years.
Hispanic enrollment reaches new high at four-year colleges in the U.S., but affordability remains an obstacle
Hispanic enrollment at postsecondary institutions in the U.S. has risen from 1.5 million in 2000 to a new high of 3.8 million in 2019.
Populists in Europe – especially those on the right – have increased their vote shares in recent elections
Elections in Italy and Sweden have underscored the growing electoral strength that populist parties have displayed in Europe in recent years.
In recent years, several new options have emerged in the social media universe, many of which explicitly present themselves as alternatives to more established social media platforms. Free speech ideals and heated political themes prevail on these sites, which draw praise from their users and skepticism from other Americans.
Lack of Preparedness Among Top Reactions Americans Have to Public Health Officials’ COVID-19 Response
Overall, 46% of Americans say the statement “public health officials were unprepared for the outbreak” describes their views extremely or very well, including similar shares of Republicans and Democrats.
In less than a decade, the share of Americans who go “cashless” in a typical week has increased by double digits.