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US Consumers are Shifting Towards Smartphones and Away from Home Broadband

According to the Pew Research Center, US broadband at home has dropped from 70% penetration in 2013 to 67% in 2015.  The main reason cited is cost, which has pushed people to access the web in other ways. 102 more words

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Americans Are Apprehensive About “Enhancing” Human Abilities

For fans of science fiction, the idea of humans artificially enhancing their abilities (by implanting computer chips or genetically modifying embryos to protect against various diseases or disorders) is a pretty familiar idea. 333 more words


A Day Etched in My Memory

Many people remember where they were on September 11, 2001 when Al Qaeda hijackers flew into the World Trade Center collapsing the Twin Towers or when John F. 1,379 more words

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Can city councils do better than the $15 minimum wage policy?

By Matt Johnson

The Minneapolis City Council on August 3rd heeded the legal findings of Minneapolis City Attorney Susan Segal. They voted to block the $15 minimum wage… 2,065 more words

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Polls Polls everywhere: can we trust them?

A new report from the Pew Center investigates this important question. Polls can be highly influential–a not insignificant number of people want to be part of a ‘winning’ team and so use the polls to decide who the ‘winner’ is likely to be, and add their vote to that group. 289 more words


Canada is evenly divided on whether the economy is good or bad: survey

Canadians have a more negative view on the economy than last year, a new survey says.

The survey, released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center, polled 20,132 people in 16 countries. 357 more words


What Is Success?

An article entitled, How the public views the secret to America’s success, was posted July 1, 2016 on the Pew Research Center web site http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/07/01/americas-success/ 914 more words

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