In the U.S., concerns about political corruption are especially widespread. Two-in-three Americans agree that the phrase “most politicians are corrupt” describes their country well.
The novel coronavirus continues to pose weighty challenges for people around the world.
A Pew Research Center survey conducted in the summer of 2020 reveals that more Americans than people in other economically developed countries say the coronavirus outbreak has bolstered their religious faith and the faith of their compatriots.
Majorities in all three countries said in a fall 2020 survey that the U.S. system needs either major changes or to be completely reformed.
Most in all three countries are optimistic that U.S. policies and trans-Atlantic relations will improve under his presidency.
Women in 56 countries experienced social hostilities due to clothing that was deemed to violate religious or secular dress norms.
A median of 66% of adults in 14 countries express an unfavorable view of Russia, with majorities in 12 of the countries holding that view.
As artificial intelligence plays a growing role in the everyday lives of people around the world, views on AI’s impact on society are mixed.
Support for international cooperation can vary significantly depending on the amount of trust that people tend to place in others.
Majorities say scientific research on gene editing is a misuse – rather than an appropriate use – of technology. But public acceptance of gene editing for babies depends on how it will be used, and views often differ by age and religion.