Trump is marching down the road to political violence

scalstage May 20, 2021

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Is America entering a new secular age?

scalstage May 19, 2021

Rapid growth of secular identities and beliefs in America is transforming the religious and political landscape. Join us to explore what this means for the future of American religion and politics. Continue Reading →

Sam Brownback’s two steps for tackling religious persecution

scalstage May 18, 2021

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United Methodist pastor’s podcast ‘Cross Over Q’ challenges QAnon, comforts its victims

scalstage May 4, 2021

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How trans children became a political football

scalstage April 9, 2021

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3 GOP governors signed laws targeting trans youth in sports in the last 3 weeks

scalstage March 31, 2021

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Why would Christians embrace conspiracy theories?

scalstage March 29, 2021

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Transcript: Ezra Klein interviews Kristen Soltis Anderson

scalstage March 26, 2021

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The politics of Islamophobia

scalstage March 15, 2021

Anti-Muslim attitudes and policies have had a prominent role in American politics in recent years. Nazita Lajevardi’s book “Outsiders at Home: The Politics of American Islamophobia” assesses Islamophobia manifestation and its consequences for Muslim Americans. Join us for a discussion on the policy and public opinion implications. Continue Reading →

Trump accelerates his effort to wring power from the Republican Party

scalstage March 9, 2021

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Survey Reports

Daniel A. Cox, Kyle Gray, Kelsey Eyre Hammond
May 28, 2024

An Unsettled Electorate: How Uncertainty and Apathy Are Shaping the 2024 Election

A survey of more than 6,500 US adults focused on the 2024 presidential election reveals a pessimistic and unsettled American electorate fractured by education, ideology, class, and gender. Continue Reading →

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Daniel A. Cox, Kelsey Eyre Hammond, Kyle Gray
November 9, 2023

Generation Z and the Transformation of American Adolescence: How Gen Z’s Formative Experiences Shape Its Politics, Priorities, and Future

This report explores the foundational differences between American generations through their formative adolescent experiences. Continue Reading →

Young man sitting in a dark room before a wall featuring various conspiracy theory-related items illuminated by a computer screen

Daniel A. Cox, M. Anthony Mills, Ian R. Banks, Kelsey Eyre Hammond, Kyle Gray
September 28, 2023

America’s Crisis of Confidence: Rising Mistrust, Conspiracies, and Vaccine Hesitancy After COVID-19

America is experiencing a crosscutting crisis of expertise and scientific distrust accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic that poses significant challenges to democratic debate and public decision-making Continue Reading →

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Daniel A. Cox, Brent Orrell, Kyle Gray, Jessie Wall
September 14, 2023

The Social Workplace: Social Capital, Human Dignity, and Work in America, Volume II

The Social Workplace, Volume II examines Americans’ expectations and experiences surrounding work, the workplace, and key job-related priorities such as pay and interpersonal connections. Continue Reading →