Religiously unaffiliated people were harassed by governments, private groups or both in 27 countries in 2020.
More Americans say their country’s influence in the world has been getting weaker rather than stronger in recent years (47% vs. 19%).
Most think social media has made it easier to manipulate and divide people, but they also say it informs and raises awareness.
People in advanced and emerging economies have mixed feelings about social media’s impact on political life.
Nearly a quarter of countries used force to prevent religious gatherings during the pandemic; other government restrictions and social hostilities related to religion remained fairly stable.
For more than a decade, Pew Research Center has been tracking global patterns in restrictions on religion – both those imposed by governments and hostilities committed by individuals and social groups.
Most across 19 countries see strong partisan conflicts in their society, especially in South Korea and the U.S.
Perceptions of strong partisan conflict are most widespread among adults in South Korea, the United States, Israel, France and Hungary.
Turnout in U.S. has soared in recent elections but by some measures still trails that of many other countries
When comparing turnout among the voting-age population in recent national elections in 50 countries, the U.S. ranks 31st.
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Biden administration further expands Temporary Protected Status to cover Afghanistan, Cameroon, Ukraine
Immigrants who qualify for TPS are living in the U.S. and come from designated nations deemed unsafe to return to.