Americans see stronger societal conflicts than people in other advanced economies
New findings reveal exactly how the United States is more divided than the other 16 advanced economies surveyed.
Diversity and Division in Advanced Economies
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.
In their own words: How Americans reacted to the rioting at the U.S. Capitol
“Saddened, hurt, disgusted,” one woman in her 50s said. “Never thought I would see anything like this in my life.”
The State of Online Harassment
Roughly four-in-ten Americans have experienced online harassment, with half of this group citing politics as the reason they think they were targeted. Growing shares face more severe online abuse such as sexual harassment or stalking
Q&A: What we’ve learned about online harassment
79% of Americans think social media companies are doing an only fair to poor job when it comes to addressing online harassment or bullying.
What Biden and Trump supporters tell us in their own words about America’s political divisions
Many we surveyed offered thoughtful, respectful – if passionate – affirmations of their own political values.
Voters Say Those on the Other Side 'Don't Get' Them. Here's What They Want Them to Know.
Biden and Trump supporters tell us in their own words about America’s political divisions
Democrats more optimistic than Republicans that partisan relations in Washington will improve in 2021
Just 21% of Americans say relations between Republicans and Democrats will get better in the coming year; 37% expect relations to worsen.
Voters’ views of McConnell and Schumer are negative and deeply divided by partisanship
U.S. voters express more negative than positive views of the Senate's top leaders, Republican Mitch McConnell and Democrat Chuck Schumer.
‘Love’ reaction steadily overcomes ‘anger’ as response to lawmakers’ posts on Facebook
U.S. lawmakers have received roughly 2 million more love than anger reactions to posts in the first seven months of 2020.
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