Jan 29, 2014

Inequality, poverty divide Republicans more than Democrats

There are wide gaps between conservative and centrist Republicans on whether the government should do something to reduce poverty and inequality.

Sep 12, 2013

Few Americans have confidence in Putin or trust Russia

As the U.S. explores a Russian plan for securing Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal, it does so at a time when the American public is skeptical about Russia and its leader, Vladimir Putin.

Jun 21, 2013

Dissatisfaction in Brazil, Despite Positive Views of the Economy

The recent protests in Brazil reflect dissatisfaction that is, at least in part, the result of a large gap between what the public considers top priorities for the country and perceptions of how well these priorities are met.

Jun 12, 2013

Americans less accepting of homosexuality than other westerners – religion may be one reason

In recent years, same-sex marriage has been legalized in some parts of the United States and in 15 countries worldwide, in part because of the public’s changing views about the subject and because of increasing acceptance of homosexuality. But these shifts aren’t universal. When the Pew Research Center surveyed the publics in 39 countries this […]