Seven years after the beginning of the global financial crisis, our survey of 40 nations finds that publics in fewer than half the countries have a positive view of their economy.
Nearly a year after the United States launched its first airstrikes against ISIS, the public remains broadly supportive of the military campaign.
More Americans disapprove than approve of the deal struck last week by the U.S., Iran and five other nations to limit Iran’s nuclear program. Americans also have little confidence that Iran’s leaders will uphold their side of the agreement.
In the U.S., support for restoring ties with Cuba rose across nearly all partisan groups, as the two countries moved this week to end more than 50 years of diplomatic conflict.
While Latin Americans approve of the U.S. re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba, they hold mixed views on Cuba overall and have little confidence in Raul Castro.
As the Islamic militant group ISIS continues to entrench itself in Syria and Iraq, concerns about Islamic extremism are growing in the West and in countries with significant Muslim populations.
People in many countries around the world, particularly in Latin America and Africa, list climate change as a top worry. Americans, Europeans and Middle Easterners, however, most frequently cite ISIS as their top threat.
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Respondents who take a Pew Research Center survey on a cellphone are currently offered reimbursement for their cellphone minutes for completing the survey. But is it still necessary in the age of unlimited talk and text?
This analysis of the Twitter discussions surrounding the 2015 Greek referendum employed media research methods that combined Pew Research’s content analysis rules with computer coding software developed by Crimson Hexagon.