As the population grays, Americans stay upbeat
Only about one-in-four Americans say the growing number of older people is a major problem for the country.
The countries that will be most impacted by aging population
An aging population is a looming economic and social burden, particularly in Europe and Northeast Asia, and to a lesser extent in the United States.
10 projections for the global population in 2050
The global population is graying and growing rapidly. How big — and how old — will it be by 2050?
Chart of the Week: 63 years of global climate change
More than six decades of global temperature data, condensed into a 15-second visualization.
Countdown to Sochi Olympics: What the world thinks of Russia
Russia is hoping that the Sochi Olympics will showcase the country, but when it comes to global public opinion toward Russia, much of the world has unfavorable or mixed views.
State of the Union 2014: Where Americans stand on key issues
A summary of where Americans stand on ten key issues likely to come up in President Obama’s State of the Union address.
World Economic Forum survey identifies top 10 global risks for 2014
The World Economic Forum is meeting in Davos this week, and as part of the agenda, the international organization released its annual Global Risks for 2014 survey to help identify potential pitfalls for the global economy in the year ahead. The survey of more than 700 representatives of the Forum’s global networks asks respondents to identify […]
Chart of the Week: Many in the Americas say high joblessness can justify a coup
Significant minorities in several nations of the Americas say high unemployment would justify a military takeover of their country’s government.
French more accepting of infidelity than people in other countries
French President Francois Hollande has been dealing with revelations of an affair he has been having with an actress, but he leads a country that has a more tolerant view than others of these matters.
How people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public
Even as publics in many of the surveyed Muslim-majority countries express a clear preference for women to dress conservatively, many also say women should be able to decide for themselves what to wear.