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Let's Make America More Equal Again!

Harlan Green | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business
Harlan Green

As defeated Democrats mull over what slogan can equal or overcome President Trump's "Make America Great Again", I have a suggestion, one that might ev...

Did Facebook Really Elect Trump President?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.25.2016 | Politics
Mark Weinstein

By now we've all heard about it. Facebook has a fake news problem, a rampant epidemic of phony and outrageous headlines in which a fraction-of-a-penny-per-click gets traded for lies.

After A Very Bad Year, Americans Like The Supreme Court Again, Survey Finds

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics

Public perception of the Supreme Court is on the rebound. A new Pew Research survey found that Americans’ views on the court in 2016 have recovered ...

Why So Many Americans Are Leaving Their Religion

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.26.2016 | Religion

American religion is in a state of flux. Religious “nones,” a category that includes atheists, agnostics and those with no affiliation to organize...

Europe And Asia Really Do Not Like Donald Trump. Sad!

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.07.2016 | World

Out of 15 countries polled, Sweden has the lowest opinion of Donald Trump, a man who once falsely claimed his ancestors were Swedish and repeatedly us...

The Wage Gap No One Is Talking About

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business

The gender pay gap is so widely talked about and understood, it even grabbed centerstage in a recent Bud Light commercial. Meanwhile, another pay gap ...

HUFFPOLLSTER: President Obama Gets High Marks Internationally

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

A new report on global attitudes toward the U.S. shows marked improvement since 2008. There’s no indication of a Democratic wave in congressional ra...

Republicans And Democrats Hate Each Other More Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics

Animosity between the two major parties in the U.S. is higher than it's been in more than two decades, a new report finds. Polarization in American po...

Young Adults More Likely To Live With Parents Than Ever Before

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.25.2016 | Fifty

Parents, dreaming of living out your golden years in the peace and quiet of an empty nest? Think again. A new Pew Research Center report says young ad...

The Church of Running

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 05.20.2017 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Last weekend, I participated in a Ragnar Trail Event in Zion, Utah. It was a beautiful spiritual experience, though you might not think about running or racing as "spiritual."

One Map That Shows How The Middle Class Is Getting Squeezed

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business

In America, everyone likes to think of themselves as middle-class. But the portion of the population that can actually make that claim based on their ...

An Unprecedented Number Of Unaccompanied Children Are Seeking Asylum In Europe

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 05.11.2016 | World

One tragic consequence of war is that some children have to flee their homes -- often without their parents -- in search of peace and safety. Europe h...

America's Political Arab Spring

Christine Horner | Posted 05.03.2017 | Politics
Christine Horner

The truth is the ripple effect of Bouazizi's actions continues to reverberate around the world, including the U.S. as rage boiling over. The disenfranchised and those who've always suspected their vote doesn't count for much are determined to have their say.

Study Reveals Women Are More Religious Than Men

Live Science | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.04.2016 | Religion

Despite the fact that most historical figures are male — such as Jesus, Muhammad and the Buddha — and that most conservative religious institution...

The Difference Between Clinton And Trump Supporters, In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics

The 2016 general election is shaping up to be a battle between a consummate insider and an ultimate outsider. But a new survey from Pew Research highl...

Republicans Are Mostly OK With Donald Trump’s Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.13.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump defended his anti-Islam comments during Thursday night’s GOP presidential debate and in interviews afterward, saying “there’s treme...

American Voters Should Put an End to Political Dynasties

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

For some strange reason, many American citizens today seem to believe that because an individual may have come from a privileged background or a 'political' family, they should either have a right to attain elected office or will naturally do a better job than someone who isn't 'privileged' or part of a political dynasty.

Evangelical Voters Don't Care That Trump's Not Religious

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

Businessman Donald Trump is viewed as the least religious of all the GOP presidential candidates, according to a new report from Pew Research -- but e...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Sanders Within Half A Percentage Point Of Clinton In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

The HuffPost Pollster average shows a nearly tied race on the Democratic side in Iowa. A candidate's religiosity matters to GOP voters, but less so wh...

Latino Millennials Have The Power, So Why Don't They Use It?

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.22.2016 | Latino Voices

Millennials make up a huge share of eligible Latino voters, much more than their peers do among their black and white counterparts, according to the P...

Voters Don't Think Any Of The 2016 Candidates Would Make Great Presidents

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

American voters' overall reaction to the field of 2016 presidential candidates is a resounding "Eh." In a survey released Wednesday by the Pew Researc...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Predicting Who Will Vote Is A Huge Challenge For Pollsters And Campaigns

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics

A new Pew study tackles the difficult task of determining likely voters. Americans favor Obama's proposal for gun background checks, but don't like ho...

How Pollsters Decide Who's A 'Likely Voter' Makes A Big Difference In Results

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

For all the challenges facing the election polling industry, one of the most basic remains figuring out whether people actually vote. Pollsters hoping...

How to Help Your Religion Win in 2016

John Barton | Posted 01.04.2017 | Religion
John Barton

Recently I read a blog post by a Christian pastor saying Christianity is the largest and fastest growing religion on earth. He credited evangelism as helping Christianity stay ahead of Islam, its closest "competitor."

American Political Culture Explains Why Trump Is Still Strong

Daniel Wagner | Posted 12.02.2016 | Entertainment
Daniel Wagner

Why do Republican voters seem to naturally gravitate to celebrities -- most of whom are, shall we say, 'short' on actual knowledge about politics, legislative issues, and global affairs?