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Does this Shirt Make my Economy Look Fat? »

A recent Gallup poll indicates despite beliefs that economic conditions are improving, "Americans are increasingly pessimistic about the future of…

Matt Hartill
by: Matt Hartill
views: 357
Score: 10

Fast Food, Frequent Visits »

The United States certainly loves its fast food. Over half of all Americans frequent a fast food restaurant at least…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 131
Score: 7

Crime Slows While Prisons Grow »

The United States spends more on prisons than education every year. Even though crime rates have continually fallen since the…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 309
Score: 6

The Long Term Victory Of Pro-Life »

Abortion is on the decline in the United States, and it has been for a while. Since 1991, the number…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 234
Score: 6

We know politicians are bought. Here's who's buying. »

Buying political influence can be an expensive venture in American politics, and these five organizations know that reality best. The…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 253
Score: 6

Evolution And Religion: Where Do You Stand? »

Americans' views are largely divided over the issue of evolution. While nearly 60 percent of American adults believe that evolution…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 140
Score: 5

Death From Above: US Drone Strikes »

In large part, the United States' drone program has been successful, having eliminated over 2400 enemy combatants and fifty high…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 193
Score: 5

Incarceration: If Our States Were Countries »

Approximately 2.2 million Americans currently live behind bars. Thirty-six states, with Washington, D.C., have higher rates of incarceration than the…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 161
Score: 5

Britain's Inequality Starting to Match The US »

Britain has seen growing inequality that is beginning to assume U.S. proportions. In terms of wealth, the 100 richest people…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 243
Score: 4

Women Are Only 24% of All STEM Workers in the US »

The gender imbalance in the sciences today is arguably more pronounced than in any other field. According to data from…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 344
Score: 4

A First For American Opinions on Same-Sex Marriage »

In 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage 57% to 35%. Since, support for same-sex marriage has grown. Today, a majority of…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 241
Score: 4

How Do Americans Feel About the Bergdahl Exchange? »

Pew Research Center and USA TODAY found that while this specific prisoner exchange is viewed negatively, most think the U.S.…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 110
Score: 4

Unequal Distribution of Wealth »

400 individuals—you could seat them all on a single airplane—own as much wealth as 60 percent of the rest of…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 181
Score: 4

Legal Marijuana Sales Are Projected To Be Higher Than Ever »

In the coming years, the market for marijuana will certainly not be going up in smoke. In fact, legal weed…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 433
Score: 3

Friends and Politics Don't Mix »

If you want to keep your friends, it might be a good idea to not talk about politics. While fervent…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 190
Score: 3

America: Our Shifting Priorities »

For the first time since 2013, Americans' focus has shifted away from the economy as the United States' top priority.…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 146
Score: 2

Can Obesity Be A Symptom? »

While it is no surprise that with increasing obesity, there is an increase in diabetes diagnoses, here are the numbers.…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 341
Score: 2

Americans Are Expecting A Lot From Their Government »

When it comes to prioritization, the American people place a great deal of importance on a plethora of issues. Despite…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 77
Score: 2

The US Government Owes Lots Of Money ... To Itself »

About 30 percent of the total US federal debt falls under the category of intragovernmental holdings: money the government owes…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 84
Score: 2

To Whom Do We Owe Our Great National Debt? »

For many people, the total amount of US debt is beyond comprehension. But to whom do we owe such an…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 128
Score: 2

The Ubiquitous Nature Of American Firearms »

It certainly says something about American culture that there are nearly four times as many firearms dealers in the United…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 81
Score: 2

Should There Be Politics In The Pulpit? »

Although the influence of the church is declining in America, the public is divided on the issue of whether religious…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 72
Score: 2

The Gambling Hub That Puts Las Vegas To Shame »

When most people think of casinos, Las Vegas is the first place to come to mind. Times have changed, however,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 738
Score: 2

Science fiction technologies may actually become available! »

Technology is advancing at an ever-accelerating rate, and for many Americans, the possibilities of future technology are ambitious to say…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 176
Score: 2

America's Decline In Violent Crime »

Many Americans hold the false notion that violent crime is on the rise in the US. That perception, though, couldn't…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 147
Score: 2

World's Fastest Internet: Which Country Has It? »

Looking for the world's fastest Internet? You won't find it in the US, you'll have to head over to South…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 99
Score: 2

Deadliest War in US History: Civil War »

Throughout US history, the Civil War has been the deadliest major conflict. It represents over 50 percent of US military…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 178
Score: 2

Top Five Polluters: Per Capita Carbon Footprint »

Although China remains the largest producer of total CO2 emissions in the world (followed by the United States, India, Russia…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 104
Score: 2

238 Years Later: No Taxation Without Representation »

Though we inherited our civilizational foundations from the United Kingdom, Americans have opposite views to our counterparts across the pond…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 99
Score: 1

Hate Speech: A Crime Or A Right? »

Does a law against hate speech infringe upon our First Amendment Rights? Americans are rather divided over the answer to…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 110
Score: 1

Top 10 LGBT-Friendly Cities »

55% of Americans support same-sex marriage, compared to 27% in 1996. The following factors were considered when finding the most…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 211
Score: 1

Top 10 Deadliest States...If You're Black »

Specifically the most dangerous place to be black is Omaha. Thirty black people were murdered in Nebraska in 2011, 27…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 110
Score: 1

Longevity: Do We Really Want It? »

The Pew Research Center found that extended life may not be as popular as it is perceived to be. When…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 94
Score: 1

What does it mean that US education rates are slipping? »

America hasn't held the top spot in college attainment of young adults since the 1970s. Does this mean our kids…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 111
Score: 1

The Rise of the Smartphone »

A study by the Pew Research Center found that smartphones are not only the most popular type of cell phone…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 45
Score: 1
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