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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.
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.
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.