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Belief systems: Evangelicals and conspiracy theories | IN 60 SECONDS
Although conspiracy theories have been around for decades, Donald Trump’s presidency saw an overwhelming rise in this phenomenon, particularly among his White Evangelical Protestant supporters. But how did this denomination become such a hotbed for misinformation? AEI’s Daniel A. Cox explains.
Press Play with Madeline Brand: 4 in 10 Republicans support the use of violence if leaders can’t ‘protect America,’ says survey
Based on an online poll of about 2000 Americans, nearly 100% of Democrats surveyed say Biden is the legitimate winner of the 2020 election, but nearly 70% of Republicans surveyed felt otherwise.
Dating in the Trump era: How politics is changing romance | IN 60 SECONDS
Partisan politics of the Trump era have become a part of daily life, often serving as a point of contention in basic social interactions — and new survey results show that it’s affecting our dating lives as well. AEI’s Jacqueline Clemence explains.
Millennials are leaving religion and not coming back | IN 60 SECONDS
Millennials have earned a reputation for reshaping industries and institutions, but they’ve had a dramatic impact on American religious life. Though once a staple of American family life, regular religious participation is far less common among this generation and many have left religion for good. AEI’s Daniel A. Cox examines this massive societal shift.
Young, white evangelicals vs. Donald Trump | In 60 Seconds
Evangelical Christians make up a critical part of President Trump’s base, but could that change with the younger generation? AEI’s Daniel A. Cox looks at recent data to assess the generational divide.
Has the LGBT rights movement become a victim of its own success? | In 60 Seconds
While most Americans believe that the lives of gay Americans are improving, AEI’s Daniel Cox finds that the data state otherwise.
Trump: What do white evangelicals think? | Viewpoint
AEI’s Daniel A. Cox sits down with Joanna Piacenza, features editor at Morning Consult, to discuss the politics of white evangelical Protestants and how President Trump measures up.
Belief in God: Declining faith in modern America | In 60 Seconds
A belief in God is among the most common religious beliefs held by Americans. However, perspectives on God are incredibly varied, and research shows that disbelief in God’s existence is far more prevalent in this country than typically thought, particularly among younger generations.
Mormon exceptionalism | In 60 Seconds
In an era marked by religious decline, Mormons have held their own particularly well. AEI’s Daniel A. Cox breaks down the factors that have kept the Mormon population alive and well for so long.