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Americans’ views vary when it comes to how they see the United States’ standing in the world and the state of its democracy.
Here are five facts about political content on Twitter, such as the content and nature of these posts.
Much larger shares of people in most nations see China’s influence growing than say the same of the United States.
The new survey covers topics such as whether the public thinks society is moving too quickly or not quickly enough on gender identity issues.
The social media sites that journalists use most frequently for their jobs differ from those that the public turns to for news.
Here is a look at the most recent available data about abortion from sources other than public opinion surveys.
Nearly half of Americans (47%) say that the United States’ influence in the world has been getting weaker in recent years.
U.S. adults disagree over whether legal restrictions on abortion are an effective way to reduce the number of abortions in the U.S.
Only 13% of Americans think the U.S. garners more respect internationally now than in the past, while 19% think it’s as respected as ever.
Last summer, businesses trying to come back from the COVID-19 pandemic hired nearly a million more teens than in the summer of 2020.