At the end of 2016, there were about 2.2 million people behind bars in the U.S., amounting to an incarceration rate of 860 inmates for every 100,000 adults.
For a recent study on automated accounts and Twitter, we had to answer a fundamental question: Which accounts are bots and which accounts aren’t? Read a Q&A with Stefan Wojcik, a computational social scientist at the Center and one of the report’s authors, on how he and his colleagues navigated this question.
Last year, a slight majority of Americans said they were at least somewhat worried about the development of autonomous cars and hesitant about riding in one if given the chance.
Trump's federal judicial picks have faced a record amount of opposition, reflecting growing discord over presidential appointments to the judiciary.
Eine Studie, die vom Pew Research Center im vergangenen Frühjahr in 38 Ländern durchgeführt wurde, gibt für die Zukunft von Demokratie weltweit sowohl Anlass zum Optimismus als auch zur Sorge.
Una encuesta realizada esta primavera por el Pew Research Center en 38 países concluyó que existen razones para el optimismo, pero también inquietudes sobre el futuro de la democracia alrededor del mundo.
Allegations about sexual misconduct by prominent men in politics, entertainment, media and other industries have reverberated across the United States in recent months, drawing attention to issues of gender equality in the workplace and in broader American society.
Americans are far more likely to say there are strong conflicts between Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. today than to say the same for other groups.
Many U.S. adults say they would benefit a lot from having at least one of seven different kinds of help in accessing information to help with decision-making.
Many around the world say representative democracy is a good way to run their country. Compare global views of political systems and read six key findings.