Young people in the United States express far more skeptical views of America’s global standing than older adults.
Partisanship remains the strongest factor dividing the American public. Yet there are substantial divisions within both parties on fundamental political values, views of current issues and the severity of the problems facing the nation.
Every year, we publish hundreds of reports, blog posts, digital essays and other studies. Here are some of our most noteworthy findings from the past year.
Two-thirds of Americans say marijuana use should be legal, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade.
Trump has evoked strong feelings as president – both positive and negative. How would you feel discussing him at a dinner party with a group of people who have opposing views from your own? In this interactive, see how your views compare with those of other Americans.
Racial and ethnic minorities are more likely than white Americans to say it’s acceptable for professional athletes to publicly address political issues.
There is widespread, consistent pessimism among Argentines about the nation’s direction. Many say the country’s economic situation is bad.
Despite broadly positive sentiments among Germans about the changes of the past 30 years, views differ in some notable ways in the former West and East.
Americans and Western Europeans largely agree about what is important for democracy, but they put greater emphasis on these principles than Central and Eastern Europeans.
Read key takeaways from a new survey that explores European attitudes three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.