Religion Apr. 4, 2006

God is Alive and Well in America

Forty years after a Time cover famously asked, “Is God Dead?” polls find the Almighty thriving in the nation’s collective consciousness.

Religion Mar. 22, 2006

Mixed Trends in Religious Tolerance

Will Muslims and Evangelicals gain the public acceptance that Jews and Catholics now enjoy?

Global Feb. 3, 2005

Iraqi Vote Mirrors Desire for Democracy in Muslim World

High voter turnout in Sunday’s elections has strengthened hope that Iraq can ultimately emerge as a model of working democracy in the Muslim world.

Global May. 13, 2004

Global Gender Gaps

We live in an era rapid modernization, in a world that is becoming smaller through the exchange of ideas and products. International public opinion has become an increasingly important driver of political change and decision-making over the course of the last few years.

Global Jun. 3, 2003

Views of a Changing World 2003

The speed of the war in Iraq and the prevailing belief that the Iraqi people are better off as a result have modestly improved the image of America. But in most countries, opinions of the U.S. are markedly lower than they were a year ago.

Global Dec. 19, 2002

Among Wealthy Nations

Religion is much more important to Americans than to people living in other wealthy nations. Six-in-ten (59%) people in the U.S. say religion plays a very important role in their lives.