Category Archives: Demographics

Pew Research Center: 18 striking findings from 2018

By Abigail Geiger of the Pew Research Center – Pew Research Center takes the pulse of Americans and people around the world on a host of issues every year. We explore public opinion on topics ranging from foreign policy to … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Immigrants, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

What More Than 40 Years Of Early Primary Polls Tell Us About 2020

By Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – How much can we learn from early primary polls? Back in 2011, FiveThirtyEight Editor-in-chief Nate Silver set out to answer this question and found that early national polling is at least somewhat predictive of … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Democrats, Demographics, FiveThirtyEight, Political parties, polls, Republicans

Black man becomes head of neo-Nazi group he intends to destroy

By Jason Kravarik, Sara Sidner and Janet DiGiacomo of CNN – Call it a clever twist of fate, a shrewd power play, or simply comeuppance for one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in America. Its new president is a black man … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Controversial, Demographics, Discrimination, Racism

Only six countries have equal rights for men and women, World Bank finds

Where’s the US? By Rob Picheta and Kieron Mirchandani of CNN – The world is moving towards legal gender equality — but it’s moving very, very slowly. Only six countries currently give women and men equal rights, the World Bank has … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Demographics, Gender, United States, Women

White Voters Without A Degree Remained Staunchly Republican In 2018

By Nathaniel Rakich and Julia Wolfe of FiveThirtyEight – Since the election, we’ve made it our mission to uncover the variables that best explain why things shook out the way they did. We’ve already shown you the strong correlation between partisanship and U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Candidates, Congress, Demographics, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Gender, House of Representatives, income, Millennials, Pew Research, Political parties, Racism, Religion, Republicans, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women