Q&A: A conversation about U.S. election polling problems in 2020
Here, we discuss the findings of a comprehensive report about the polling errors of 2020 and their implications for polling.
Are you in the global middle class? Find out with our income calculator
17% of the global population could be considered middle income in 2020. Most people were either low income (51%) or poor (10%).
Economic Attitudes Improve in Many Nations Even as Pandemic Endures
Despite an uptick in positive views of the economy in some places, many say that children will be worse off financially than their parents.
56% of Americans support more regulation of major technology companies
A majority of Americans (68%) believe major technology companies have too much power and influence in the economy.
For most of India’s Hindus, religious and national identities are closely linked
Nearly two-thirds of Hindus (64%) in India say it is very important to be Hindu to be truly Indian, our survey found.
Tokyo Olympics reach the starting line even as most Japanese say country has handled pandemic poorly
Among 17 publics surveyed, those in Japan report the most negative assessment of how their country has handled the pandemic.
10 facts about the death penalty in the U.S.
Here’s a closer look at public opinion on the death penalty, as well as key facts about the nation’s use of capital punishment.
Home broadband adoption, computer ownership vary by race, ethnicity in the U.S.
Black and Hispanic Americans remain less likely than White adults to say they own a traditional computer or have high-speed internet at home.
For U.S. Latinos, COVID-19 Has Taken a Personal and Financial Toll
Latinos say they and their loved ones have faced widespread job losses and serious illness due to COVID-19. Yet satisfaction with the nation’s direction is at highest level in a decade as most say the worst of the pandemic is behind us.
Fast facts about global views of Merkel and Biden ahead of White House meeting
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is scheduled to visit the White House this week as she wraps up her final year in office.
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