Fact TankJanuary 14, 2015

French have positive views of both Jews, Muslims

A Pew Research Center survey conducted last year shows that the French held more favorable views of both Jews and Muslims than many other Europeans.

GlobalDecember 11, 2014

Pope Francis’ Image Positive in Much of World

Pope Francis, leader of the world’s nearly 1.1 billion Catholics, enjoys broad support across much of the globe. A median of 60% across 43 nations have a favorable view of the pontiff.

GlobalNovember 6, 2014

East Germans now as satisfied with life as West Germans

Twenty five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, East Germans are now as satisfied with life as West Germans.

U.S. PoliticsNovember 3, 2014

Berlin Wall’s fall marked the end of the Cold War for the American public

The impact of the “Fall of the Wall” on American opinions about the Cold War were as profound as the event was dramatic.

GlobalOctober 30, 2014

Life Improving for Emerging Economies

Publics in emerging nations now rival those in advanced economies in their self-reported well-being.

ReligionSeptember 22, 2014

In some European countries, church membership means paying more taxes

Are government church taxes causing Germans to leave the church?

GlobalSeptember 16, 2014

Mixed Views on Trade, Foreign Investment

Developing countries provide the strongest support for international trade and foreign investment, while people in many advanced economies are skeptical. Americans are among the least likely to hold a positive view of the impact of trade on jobs and wages.

GlobalAugust 29, 2014

Russian poll: Putin faces limited opposition from his public on Ukraine

Despite criticism from the West on his actions in the Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin faces far fewer questions from a public that draws a distinction between support for separatist rebels and having a direct role in the continued violence in eastern Ukraine.

U.S. PoliticsJuly 28, 2014

Far More Continue to View Russia as a ‘Serious Problem’ Than as an ‘Adversary’

Most Americans still are not inclined to view Russia as an adversary, though the share saying Russia represents a serious problem has continued to increase, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center.

GlobalJuly 24, 2014

Most of the world trusts Obama over Putin to ‘do the right thing’

Though it’s a different story in their own countries.