Robots Can’t Vote, but They Helped Elect Trump

When you look across America to see where jobs and wages have been lost to robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and automation, it is the middle of the country that stands apart from the rest. The accompanying map, which was produced by Daron Acemoglu of M.I.T. and Pascual Restrepo of […] Read more »

Survey of Millennials and ‘Gen Z’ Examines Beliefs on Gender, Race, Discrimination, and Political and Social Issues

A groundbreaking new survey from MTV and PRRI finds that young people age 15-24 believe social pressure to act masculine may be leading young men towards violent and sexually aggressive behavior. … The survey also found that seven in ten (70 percent) young Americans have personally seen or experienced discrimination […] Read more »

What Americans Think About Trump’s First Year

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called 2017 one of the most successful first years in presidential history — but what do Americans think? Gallup Senior Editor Lydia Saad reviews the year’s presidential approval ratings, as well as other measures of how Americans think the country is doing. Later, […] Read more »

The American Public in 2017: What We Learned

As it has for more than 80 years, Gallup continued in 2017 to measure and monitor Americans’ views on their government, political leaders, public policy, the economy and their own lives. The following are Gallup editors’ picks for the most important trends and discoveries reported each month this year. CONT. […] Read more »

10 things we learned about gender issues in the U.S. in 2017

Allegations about sexual misconduct by prominent men in politics, entertainment, media and other industries have reverberated across the United States in recent months, drawing attention to issues of gender equality in the workplace and in broader American society. As 2017 comes to a close, here are 10 key findings about […] Read more »

17 striking findings from 2017

Pew Research Center studies a wide array of topics both in the U.S. and around the world, and every year we are struck by particular findings. Sometimes they mark a new milestone in public opinion; other times a sudden about-face. From an increase in Americans living without a spouse or […] Read more »

The Problem and Impact of Sexual Misconduct

Sexual misconduct is viewed by both men and women as a pervasive problem in American society—one that occurs all too regularly and with serious repercussions. In the latest survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, most Americans are hopeful that the current attention being given to this […] Read more »

7 in 10 Americans say sexual harassment is a very serious problem

Americans view sexual harassment far more seriously than they did two decades ago, a new CNN Poll Conducted by SSRS shows. Nearly seven in ten Americans say sexual harassment is a very serious problem, according to the poll, a 34-point shift from a CNN/Time poll conducted in 1998. CONT. Juana […] Read more »

One-fifth of American adults have experienced sexual harassment at work

About one in five Americans reported experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace, cutting across the population regardless of geographic location, income or political affiliation, a new survey said. The CNBC All-America Survey found that overall 19 percent of American adults said they have been victims of sexual harassment in the […] Read more »