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Mint Press: Since 2012, trust has dipped sharply among adults under 50. Another study from this year, published by the Pew Research Center in June, supports the notion that younger people, especially those aged 18-33 (the “Millennial” generation), are increasingly turning to social media and alternate sources for the news.
From the article: A federal appeals court recently ruled that a National Security Agency program that collects Americans’ phone records is illegal. In striking down the program, Judge Gerald Lynch wrote: “Such expansive development of government repositories of formerly private records would be an unprecedented contraction of the privacy expectations of all Americans.
Every decade or so, the Pew Research Center sorts the American electorate into discrete groupings with interesting names. By E.J. Dionne, Jr. truthdig.com June 30, 2014 Dirk Loop (CC-BY) Here’s one political paradox: A substantial majority of Americans do not fit neatly into the conventional “liberal” and “conservative” boxes, yet there is no coherent political center. Those More
45% Fewer than half of Americans said their country made a lot of progress toward racial equality in the past half century. BY GEORGE GAO January 17, 2014 PewResearch FactTank Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is widely viewed as a national hero for racial equality and justice, and Americans honored his legacy with the unveiling More