Since 2000, there has been a downward trend in average effective tax rates for all but the richest taxpayers.
A new study of posts on popular public Facebook pages about the early days of the Biden administration finds that the focus of these posts, as well as the assessments of the new president, differed widely by the ideological orientation of the pages.
Religiously unaffiliated people were harassed by governments, private groups or both in 27 countries in 2020.
Across 49 focus groups with Asian immigrants, daily challenges related to speaking English emerged as a common theme. Participants also shared frustration, stress and at times sadness in dealing with cultural and language barriers, and described support they received from others.
Americans’ views of politics and elected officials are unrelentingly negative, with little hope of improvement on the horizon. 65% of Americans say they always or often feel exhausted when thinking about politics. By contrast, just 10% say they always or often feel hopeful about politics.
It’s worth remembering that vacancies on the Supreme Court didn’t always devolve into partisan slugfests.
House Republicans held the fifth-smallest majority in U.S. history at the start of the current congress, tied with the 107th and 83rd Congresses.
Here are some key takeaways for how the public engaged with Team USA on Twitter during the Tokyo Olympics.
Around seven-in-ten U.S. adults (69%) say they ever use Facebook, a share that has not significantly changed since 2016.
This study is based on an analysis of 12,832 sermons, homilies or worship services delivered between Aug. 31 and Nov. 8, 2020, and collected from the websites of 2,146 churches found via the Google Places application programming interface (API), a tool that provides information about establishments, geographic locations or points of interest listed on Google […]