From Millennials in the workforce to religion in America, our most popular posts told important stories about trends shaping our world.
Republicans, especially conservative Republicans, were more likely to view the institution unfavorably.
Social Security has developed into one of the most popular federal programs, though that popularity is tempered by concern over its long-term financial outlook.
The debate over the safety of genetically modified foods has put state lawmakers who favor requiring labeling of these products at odds with counterparts in Congress who oppose it. Americans’ concerns about GM foods are providing the backdrop: A majority of them believe such foods are generally unsafe to eat.
This report provides a deeper examination of views about key science topics by members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Despite their increasingly upbeat economic mood, Europeans show growing support for nontraditional political parties critical of the EU.
Here’s a roundup of our most-visited blog posts over the past year, along with some insights into the editorial thinking behind them.
Benjamin Franklin popularized the sentiment that nothing is certain “except death and taxes.” But the public isn’t too keen on the current federal tax system, with 59% saying there is so much wrong that Congress should completely change it (38% say it works pretty well and needs only minor changes). As April 15 rolls around […]
Americans’ top complaint about the tax system is not the amount they pay in taxes, but the feeling that some corporations and wealthy people do not pay their fair share.
Majorities say that post-recession policies have helped large banks, large corporations and the wealthy, but not small businesses, the middle class or the poor.