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Do You Live In The Most Self-Loathing State In The Nation?

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

A propensity for government scandal and high state taxes might not help Illinois in the eyes of its residents. One in four Illinois residents says...

A Crisis Can Also Be an Opportunity for Entrepreneurship

Jack Nadel | Posted 05.27.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

Most, you'll find, had meager beginnings, as I did. In fact, my biggest asset in 1946 wasn't money. It was my lack of fear, since I had literally been shot at so many times during the war.

"Ask a Stupid Question... "

Kate Gordon | Posted 05.17.2014 | Green
Kate Gordon

Climate change, if unchecked and unacknowledged, may result in the single largest threat to our federal budget, as costs mount for disaster relief, rebuilding infrastructure, and relocating entire communities away from coastal areas and extreme heat and drought conditions.

America's Number 1 Problem

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

Unemployment has retaken its place in Americans' minds as the country's biggest problem, according to a new Gallup poll published Monday. 23 percen...

Americans Say They'd Be Least Likely To Vote For A President Of This Religion

Posted 02.17.2014 | Religion

While ninety percent of Americans would vote for a black, a woman, Catholic, Hispanic, or Jewish presidential candidate, only 54 percent would vote fo...

America's Most Jewish States Are..

Posted 02.14.2014 | Religion

The 2013 Gallup poll identified America's most Jewish states, concluding that "Jewish Americans most likely to be found in several Middle Atlantic and...

These Are 2013's Most And Least Religious States, According To Gallup

Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion

What does Mississippi have to say to Vermont? Not much when it comes to the religiosity of their citizens. Every year since 2008 Gallup has cond...

Courting Controversy Has Not Only Made Media Redundant, It's Skewed the News

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 03.01.2014 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

What has become clear to the average citizen who wants to stay current but who's spinning from the onslaught is that we can no longer rely on media to curate and guide the news; we have to do it for ourselves.

Stop Corruption -- Anger to Rise in 2014

Frank Vogl | Posted 02.23.2014 | World
Frank Vogl

Too often the political and business establishments in many countries gloss over the impact of corruption. They underestimate the scale of public anger. They fail to fully appreciate that corruption kills, it impoverishes, it robs people of their dignity, their freedom and their rights.

Journalists Less Trusted Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 12.17.2013 | Media

There's another poll out to show that Americans' faith in journalists is basically non-existent. A new 2013 Gallup poll shows people don't have mu...

Make 2014 the Year of Small Business

Frank Islam | Posted 02.03.2014 | Small Business
Frank Islam

By all accounts, Small Business Saturday was a smashing success. Now, in order to kick the American economy into over drive, it's time to convert it from an annual event to a year-long one. That is why 2014 will be The Year of Small Business

What Does America Think About Pot?

Russ Belville | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Russ Belville

Now that two states have legalized marijuana use for adults and 20 states have protections for medical use of cannabis, it is clear that American attitudes toward marijuana have changed drastically.  Here are five opinions that a majority of Americans hold toward pot, according to the latest opinion polls.

Want To Help The U.S. Economy? Get Hitched

Posted 11.11.2013 | Weddings

Want to do your part to help America's economy? Get married. A recent Gallup poll says that married Americans spend more money than their single c...

Hope for Veterans Day

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

If you haven't worn the uniform, you don't know what that's like. You're also prone to underestimate what can go wrong as well as what can be achieved, to make blithe assumptions based on unfounded notions and no experience at all.

Support For Death Penalty Falls To 40-Year Low: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Support for the death penalty is the lowest it's been since 1972, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday afternoon. A majority of Americans --...

The Truth Behind 10 Popular Crime Myths

John Roman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
John Roman, Ph.D.

Myth #6: Fingerprints can definitively match a person to a crime scene.

New Gallup Poll Shows 58 Percent Of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

The 420 Times | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
The 420 Times

We can only hope the latest poll means we're actually Gallup-ing toward an end to this antiquated war on otherwise law-abiding citizens.

Poll Shows Little Support For The Tea Party Movement

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

Support for the tea party is nearly as low as it's been since the movement's creation, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday. Twenty-two per...

Crisis of Self-Government

William E. White | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
William E. White

Today, We the People are losing confidence in our institutions. But the treasure of American self-government is too precious to take for granted, and far too precious to discard.

Marijuana Experimentation By Post 50s Has Shot Up By How Much?

Russ Belville | Posted 10.08.2013 | Fifty
Russ Belville

It seems that even though fewer young people are trying marijuana, more of them are currently using it. However, current use steadily declines as the marijuana smoker ages... so much for the super-potent, highly-addictive modern marijuana.

New Poll Reveals How Americans Feel About A Nationwide Gay Marriage Law

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Supreme Court's rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Prop 8 received heaps of praise from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGB...

Conscious Capitalism and the Privacy Revolution

Mark Weinstein | Posted 09.24.2013 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

"The bottom line allows you to see where you've been, but not where you're going." - Doug Rauch What has happened to American capitalism? Somewhere ...

The World's Most And Least Religious Countries

Posted 07.25.2013 | Religion

Which countries are the most and least religious? The WIN-Gallup International "Religion and Atheism Index" collected data from 57 countries in order ...

Jason Linkins

Americans Would Like To Have A Presidential Primary Process That Doesn't Suck, According To Poll | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

The process by which we elect presidents sucks canal water, and people hate it. One of the things that people really hate about it is the long and dra...

New Poll Finds Where Most Americans Find Their News

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media

According to new poll out from Gallup, most Americans consider television their main source of news. Gallup surveyed 2,048 national adults from Ju...