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Election 2020 Polling Field Guide – Pew Research Center Methods

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). While survey research in the United States is a year-round undertaking, the public’s focus on polling is never more...

Carmody case shows grave police overreach, say lawyers

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Creating Fossil-Fuel-Free Communities Globally – FPIF

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Now that the movement to address climate change at the systemic and cultural level has gained unprecedented momentum,...

Most congregants trust clergy to give religious advice

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A majority of U.S. adults think religious leaders have high or very high ethical standards (65%). And among those...

Religious organizations seen as forces for good in U.S.

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Americans largely have positive feelings about the role religion plays in American life. A slim majority of U.S. adults...

Americans’ Views on Religion in Society, Politics

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A large majority of Americans feel that religion is losing influence in public life, according to a 2019 Pew...

3. Public knowledge and experiences with data-driven ads

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Today, it is possible for companies, advertisers and other organizations to take users’ personal data from a variety of...

Methodology | Pew Research Center

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The American Trends Panel survey methodology The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative...

2. Americans concerned, feel lack of control over personal data collected by both companies...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Americans leave traces of their activities, preferences and personal information in many places, both online and off. And this...

Did the Fall of the Berlin Wall Produce the Trump Presidency?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago. It was one of the few unambiguously joyous moments in modern history....

How Republicans and Democrats view religion’s impact on society

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Americans agree that religion’s role in public life is ebbing. But while Republicans largely lament the trend, Democrats are...

Are the Rich Secretly Hoarding Their Wealth in Seattle’s Luxury Condos?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). According to a new study, nearly half of the units in one downtown building were owned by...

Demographics of unauthorized immigrants in Europe

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Unauthorized immigrants residing in Europe in 2017 were from a diverse set of origin countries, had lived in Europe...

Brazilian electoral law criminalizes sharing allegations against politicians

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Miami, July 29, 2019 -- The...

Sanders, Lee, and Tlaib Lead Effort to Tax Huge CEO-Worker Pay Gaps

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A new congressional bill would deliver heftier IRS bills to corporations that overpay their top executives at the expense...

Methodology | Pew Research Center

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Estimates presented in this report for Europe’s unauthorized immigrant population are for the size of this population residing in...

Two-thirds of Americans support marijuana legalization

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Two-thirds of Americans say the use of marijuana should be legal, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade,...

CPJ, RSF call on Haitian authorities to investigate attacks on journalists

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The Link Between US Militarism and the Climate Crisis

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Phyllis Bennis joins Fire Drill Fridays to draw attention to the intricate connection between war, militarism, and...

Appendix D: References | Pew Research Center

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Ahlander, Johan and Mansoor Yosufzai. July 13, 2017. “Sweden intensifies crackdown on illegal immigrants.” Reuters. Albano, Alessandro, Veronica Corsini and...

Michael Bloomberg Bought Gracie Mansion. Could He Buy the White House?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The 220-year-old Gracie Mansion, the official residence of New York’s mayors since 1942, hosted billionaire Michael Bloomberg for three...

Did the Fall of the Berlin Wall Produce the Trump Presidency?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago. It was one of the few unambiguously joyous moments in modern...

Afghanistan to Swap Taliban Leaders for Western Professors

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). It was recently was announced that the Afghan government is set to retrieve two Western professors in a swap...

Appendix B: Unauthorized immigrant population trends with waiting asylum seekers, by country

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Fact TankJanuary 17, 2019 Fact TankSeptember 6, 2018 Fact TankNovember 28, 2018 Internet & TechMarch 1, 2018 Social TrendsJanuary 17, 2019 Read the...