Americans in 2022 find themselves in an environment that is at once greatly improved and frustratingly familiar.
The declining public trust in the news media and polarization of news audiences have profound effects on civic life.
While views of and experiences with police vary substantially across demographic groups, there is support for a number of police reforms.
Amid rising inequality, many Americans feel that the U.S. economic system is unfair and generally favors powerful special interests.
Public confidence in scientists has increased during the pandemic, though not among all Americans. We discuss the impact of trust on views of COVID-19 vaccines.
The complexity of the overall system, varying rules on how and when you can vote, and whether the candidate you support wins or loses all impact trust in the election process.
The biggest takeaway may be the extent to which the decidedly nonpartisan virus met with an increasingly partisan response.
The American Trends Panel survey methodology The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. Interviews are conducted in both […]
The outbreak has dramatically changed Americans’ lives and relationships over the past year. We asked people to tell us about their experiences – good and bad – in living through this moment in history.
Donald Trump's four-year tenure in the White House revealed extraordinary fissures in American society but left little doubt that he is a figure unlike any other in the nation’s history.