Wide majorities in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed say having people of many different backgrounds improves their society, but most also see conflicts between partisan, racial and ethnic groups.
Those on the political right are more likely to say there should have been fewer public activity restrictions during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Publics disagree about whether restrictions on public activity, such as stay-at-home orders or mandates to wear masks in public, have gone far enough to combat COVID-19.
The U.S. receives relatively poor marks compared with other countries and organizations when it comes to dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
In both parties, fewer now say being Christian or being born in U.S. is important to being ‘truly American’
Republicans and Democrats continue to differ over the factors they see as important for being “truly American.”
Around two-thirds of adults in Germany, France and the UK say it is important for their national government to make voting compulsory.
Large ideological divides persist on views of tradition, national pride and discrimination, especially in the U.S.
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.
Legislators in UK, Canada and Australia Express Post-election Enthusiasm for Biden Administration on Twitter
In preelection tweets about the U.S., lawmakers abroad focused on how the election will affect bilateral ties and trade.
Support for international cooperation can vary significantly depending on the amount of trust that people tend to place in others.