People in 40 countries were surveyed last spring about eight topics and were asked whether they considered each morally acceptable, morally unacceptable, or not a moral issue. Europeans were consistently less likely to judge these things as unacceptable compared with Latin Americans, Asians, Africans and Middle Easterners.

People in 40 countries were surveyed last spring about eight topics and were asked whether they considered each morally acceptable, morally unacceptable, or not a moral issue. Europeans were consistently less likely to judge these things as unacceptable compared with Latin Americans, Asians, Africans and Middle Easterners.

Are you a “Chreaster”? 
More Americans search for “church” around Easter than at any other time, with the Christmas season usually ranking second, according to Google Trends data between 2004 and 2013. 

Are you a “Chreaster”?

More Americans search for “church” around Easter than at any other time, with the Christmas season usually ranking second, according to Google Trends data between 2004 and 2013. 

Over on Fact Tank, we dug into the data on child care, gender and work, and stay-at-home mothers. 

Over on Fact Tank, we dug into the data on child care, gender and work, and stay-at-home mothers. 

What will The Next America look like?
Immerse yourself in the data and predictions. 

What will The Next America look like?

Immerse yourself in the data and predictions. 

Public support for legalizing marijuana use is at an all-time high of 54%, though it is virtually unchanged from last year (52%). There is even more agreement that people convicted of possessing small amounts of marijuana should not serve time in jail.

Public support for legalizing marijuana use is at an all-time high of 54%, though it is virtually unchanged from last year (52%). There is even more agreement that people convicted of possessing small amounts of marijuana should not serve time in jail.

(Source: pewinternet)

What futuristic invention would you most like to own?
newsweek:

U.S. workforce more concentrated in large — and largely low-paid — occupations | Pew Research Center

Are you among the one-third of Americans who think humans will build long-term space colonies in the next 50 years?

See more predictions and dreams for the future: http://pewrsr.ch/1kyRjr3

What’s morally acceptable? Depends on where you live. We asked 40 countries about homosexuality, contraception, abortion, gambling, having an affair, premarital sex, drinking alcohol and divorce, and whether or not these activities were moral. 
Here’s the results. 

What’s morally acceptable? Depends on where you live. We asked 40 countries about homosexuality, contraception, abortion, gambling, having an affair, premarital sex, drinking alcohol and divorce, and whether or not these activities were moral. 

Here’s the results. 

While the journalism world conferred its top honor, the Pulitzer Prize, yesterday to the newspapers that reported on Edward Snowden’s National Security Agency leaks, the public remains divided over whether those classified leaks served the public interest.

While the journalism world conferred its top honor, the Pulitzer Prize, yesterday to the newspapers that reported on Edward Snowden’s National Security Agency leaks, the public remains divided over whether those classified leaks served the public interest.

millennialliz asked: Have the religion and politics summer internships been filled? I don't see them listed under the Careers tab on the Pew website anymore. Thanks!

Hi! Thanks for asking. The application deadline was March 31.  We’re finalizing our selections right now and are not accepting new applicants at this time.