Shareable quotes from experts on the future of democracy
Key quotes from a Pew Research Center canvassing of experts about the effect of technology on democracy.
Many Tech Experts Say Digital Disruption Will Hurt Democracy
About half the experts we canvassed predict humans' use of technology will weaken democracy by 2030, while a third expect technology will strengthen it as reformers fight back against democracy's foes.
As Economic Concerns Recede, Environmental Protection Rises on the Public’s Policy Agenda
Nearly as many Americans say protecting the environment should be a top policy priority (64%) as say this about strengthening the economy (67%)
Key findings about Americans’ confidence in science and their views on scientists’ role in society
Here is a roundup of key takeaways from our studies of U.S. public opinion about science issues and their effect on society.
10 facts about Americans and online dating
Three-in-ten U.S. adults say they have ever used a dating site or app, but this varies significantly by age and sexual orientation.
Q&A: How and why we studied online dating in the U.S.
Monica Anderson, associate director of internet and technology research, speaks about our latest report on the world of online dating.
How Americans feel about the satisfactions and stresses of modern life
Most Americans are at least somewhat happy with their lives, but some have grappled with issues like loneliness and work-life balance.
About half of Americans are OK with DNA testing companies sharing user data with law enforcement
The use of at-home DNA testing kits has raised concerns about whether consumers are comfortable with the use of their data by police.
Women Make Gains in the Workplace Amid a Rising Demand for Skilled Workers
The gender wage gap narrows as women move into high-skill jobs and acquire more education. Women are now in the majority in jobs that draw most heavily on either social or fundamental skills.
Renewable energy is growing fast in the U.S., but fossil fuels still dominate
Solar and wind power use has grown rapidly in the past decade, but as of 2018 those sources accounted for under 4% of all energy used in the U.S.
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