While they anticipate an array of problems in the years ahead, these experts offered hope on a notable number of fronts over the next five years. It wasn’t just the optimists who said they see the near future as promising in many regards; most of the respondents who predicted digital life is likely to be […]
There is significant discomfort among Americans with the idea of AI being used in their own health care. Yet many see promise for AI to help issues of bias in medical care.
Most Black Catholic churchgoers are racial minorities in their congregations, unlike White and Hispanic Catholics – and Black Protestants
Both Republicans and Democrats prioritize family, but they differ over other sources of meaning in life
Republicans and Democrats differ substantially over several sources of meaning in life, including faith, freedom, health and hobbies.
Roughly seven-in-ten Black Christians say that opposing sexism is essential to their faith, as do a similar share of those who belong to other religions. And most Black Americans say that women should be able to serve as senior religious leaders of congregations. However, much smaller shares say they have actually heard recent sermons on […]
A plurality of experts think sweeping societal change will make life worse for most people. Still, a portion believe things will be better in a ‘tele-everything’ world.
Americans in 2022 find themselves in an environment that is at once greatly improved and frustratingly familiar.
One-third of Asian Americans fear threats, physical attacks and most say violence against them is rising
The vast majority of Asian Americans (81%) say violence against them is increasing, far surpassing the 56% of all U.S. adults who say the same.
Over the past 50 years, the highest-earning 20% of U.S. households have steadily brought in a larger share of the country’s total income.
Most Americans think there is too much economic inequality in the country these days, and about half say addressing inequality requires significant changes to the economic system. Even so, among those who see too much inequality, most (70%) say some amount is acceptable. Roughly four-in-ten Americans (42%) say reducing inequality should be a top priority […]