Nicholas Kent is a research assistant focusing on global attitudes research at Pew Research Center.
As Pandemic Continues, More in U.S. and Europe Feel Major Impact on Their Lives
The novel coronavirus continues to pose weighty challenges for people around the world.
Europeans approved of EU’s handling of COVID-19 this summer – but much has changed since
Most people in 8 EU countries thought their country – and the bloc as a whole – had done a good job dealing with the pandemic this summer.
Majorities in the European Union Have Favorable Views of the Bloc
A median of 66% across eight EU member nations rated the organization positively this summer.
International Cooperation Welcomed Across 14 Advanced Economies
The United Nations is broadly credited with promoting peace and human rights as younger adults are more supportive of cooperation with other countries.
Outside U.S., Floyd’s killing and protests sparked discussion on legislators’ Twitter accounts
Many legislators in four English-speaking countries directly addressed George Floyd’s killing and the subsequent protests on Twitter.
The Global Divide on Homosexuality Persists
Despite major changes in laws and norms surrounding the issue of same-sex marriage and the rights of LGBT people around the world, public opinion on the acceptance of homosexuality in society remains sharply divided by country, region and economic development.
8 charts on internet use around the world as countries grapple with COVID-19
A median of 77% across 34 countries surveyed use the internet at least occasionally or own an internet-enabled smartphone.
How people around the world see democracy in 8 charts
People are widely dissatisfied with democracy in their country and believe that elected officials don’t care what people like them think.
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