Category Archives: Pew Research

10% of Americans don’t use the Internet. Who are they?

Monica Anderson, Andrew Perrin, Jingjing Jiang and Madhumitha Kumar of Pew Research – For many Americans, going online is an important way to connect with friends and family, shop, get news and search for information. Yet today, 10% of U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Internet, Pew Research

Many Across the Globe Are Dissatisfied With How Democracy Is Working

Discontent is tied to concerns about the economy, individual rights and out-of-touch elites Richard Wike, Laura Silver and Alexandra Castillo of Pew Research – Anger at political elites, economic dissatisfaction and anxiety about rapid social changes have fueled political upheaval … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

What’s happening at the U.S.-Mexico border in 6 charts

John Gramlich and Luis Noe-Bustamante of Pew Research – Border Patrol agents apprehended 92,607 migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in March, the highest monthly total since April 2007. In response to the influx of migrants, U.S. President Donald Trump recently … Continue reading

Posted in Border control, Donald Trump, Immigrants, Mexico, Pew Research

The gap between the number of blacks and whites in prison is shrinking

John Gramlich of Pew Research – Blacks have long outnumbered whites in U.S. prisons. But a significant decline in the number of black prisoners has steadily narrowed the gap over the past decade, according to new data from the Bureau … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Eastern and Western Europeans Differ on Importance of Religion, Views of Minorities, and Key Social Issues

People in Central and Eastern Europe are less accepting of Muslims and Jews, same-sex marriage, and legal abortion from the Pew Research Center – The Iron Curtain that once divided Europe may be long gone, but the continent today is … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis