Nearly half of Americans say they see a great deal of bias in the news media. But the research on this subject is unresolved.
We can disagree with co-workers in meetings. We can argue about sports with friends. A new study explores why politics seems to be an entirely different beast.
There's a new way to reveal America's political divide. One researcher finds the differences between groups that are normally crudely described as 'right-left' can be better explained by word clouds.
The way people use social media – and the algorithms inside those systems – increases passions, and drives people to polarizing extremes.
Europeans are, on average, more likely than Americans to say they fear climate change. What explains the gap?
A scholar from Alabama’s Auburn University at Montgomery explains how Republicans have slowly but utterly taken over Alabama politics, even while squabbling amongst themselves.
Teach for America was created to bring more resources to disadvantaged communities. New research shows that the participants also learn a few things.