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Only 7 Percent Of People Admit That Technology Distracts Them From Work

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Technology

You're probably reading this at work. When you're supposed to be doing your job. Don't worry, you're not alone.

26 Percent Of Young Women Report That They Have Been Stalked Online

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology

If you look at mild forms of online harassment these days (like name-calling), you'll find that young men and women actually suffer at roughly similar...

Drop in Support for Gay Marriage Is No Cause for Alarm (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

2014-09-29-ScreenShot20140929at10small.jpgA new survey from Pew shows that support for marriage equality has dropped five percentage points since the start of the year, but there's no need for gay and lesbian couples to panic -- at least not yet.

Muslims Worldwide Fear The Rise Of Islamic Extremism

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.23.2014 | Religion

Though the extremist militant group ISIS has declared a restoration of the Islamic Caliphate and issued a call for all Muslims to pledge their allegia...

Half Of Americans Are Seriously Prejudiced Against Atheists

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 06.15.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Brace yourself for family backlash if you plan to marry an atheist. A new Pew Research survey chiefly focused on political polarization also ...

Religion In Russia Undergoes Dramatic Shift Following Collapse Of Soviet Union

Posted 02.11.2014 | Religion

The latest polls on the Russian people's religious affiliation since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 reveals significant demographic shifts, part...

Fewer Americans Than Ever Think They're Middle-Class

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.28.2014 | Business

As President Obama takes the stage Tuesday night to deliver his State of the Union address, he may want to be wary of appealing to the middle class, t...

Global Religious Violence Reaches New High

Reuters | Tom Heneghan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) – Violence and discrimination against religious groups by governments and rival faiths have reached new highs in all regions of the world ...

Notable Shifts In Social Issues That Happened In 2013

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

(RNS) The year 2013 ushered in a number of data milestones in American public opinion. Here is a sampling reported by the Pew Research Center: Same...

Would You Ever Choose Death?

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 11.26.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Death may be inevitable, but one in three Americans – including most blacks and Hispanics – want doctors to never quit fighting i...

10 Things You Should Know About The Transforming Global Religious Landscape

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 10.24.2013 | Religion

The Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life conducted a comprehensive demographic study of over 230 countries and territories in 2012, a...

Will Technology Make People 'Intellectual Lightweights'?

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is a good chance young people growing up in today's always-wired world will eventually become bright, nimble decision mak...

Survey Reveals Surprising Result On Class Consciousness

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Significantly more Americans see "very strong" or "strong" class conflict between the rich and poor, according to a survey released Wednesday by the P...

Single Parent? No, Your Kids Are Not Doomed!

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Bella DePaulo

Most headlines from the recent Pew and Time survey were some variation on "4 in 10 say marriage is becoming obsolete." The full report was titled "The...

Americans Speculate About Life In 2050, Majority Optimistic About Future (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Erin Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite a lagging economy and the Gulf Oil disaster and a myriad foreign policy challenges sixty-one percent of Americans remain optimistic about the ...

Pew Survey: The New News Is Elevator Music

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

A new Pew survey shows that, even more than a radical shift from traditional media to online sources--what has happened is that news has become a constant, plugged-in condition.

Pew Survey Charts Amazing Surge in Role of the Internet in Campaign 2008

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

Some 55% of all adults said they went online for news and information about the election or to communicate with others about the race.

Thomas B. Edsall

Surveys: Americans Grip To Individualism In Economic Storm | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the face of a recession that has destroyed billions in family savings and home values, Americans remain convinced that personal initiative and hard...

"Obama Fatigue" Is A Pew Construct

David Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Moore

Sorting through various polls, Pew author Andrew Kohut's own views tangled in his analysis, leading to a report more fictional than factual. We're not suffering Obama fatigue. We're suffering campaign fatigue.