Four years ago, 56% of the public watched at least some of the GOP convention and 46% watched at least some of the Democratic gathering.
Most middle class Americans say it is more difficult today than 10 years ago for those in the middle class to maintain their standard of living.
More than nine-in-ten (92%) Chinese believe their standard of living is better than it was for their parents at the same age.
Nearly four-in-ten (38%) of social networking site users have discovered through their friends’ postings that their political beliefs were different than they thought
Two-thirds of publics across 16 countries surveyed say they like American music, movies and television, an increase of six percentage points since 2007.