Sharp Drop in Affirmation of Civil Rights Progress

Sharp Drop in Affirmation of Civil Rights Progress

A sharp drop in U.S. adults who see progress in civil rights for Black Americans has taken place in the past four years, according to a Gallup report published Sept. 9. Respondents were asked to answer the following question: “Thinking back over your lifetime, how do...
Organized Religion: 5th in US Confidence Index

Organized Religion: 5th in US Confidence Index

Organized religion ranked fifth out of 16 institutions surveyed by Gallup in its annual confidence index, according to a report published Aug. 12. With 42% of U.S. adults saying they have a “great deal” (25%) or “quite a lot” (17%) of confidence, organized religion...
Have We Lost Skill to Discern Fact from Opinion?

Have We Lost Skill to Discern Fact from Opinion?

Most U.S. adults say the news media are biased and contribute to polarization in society. Those are two key findings from a new report published by Gallup and The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Eighty-six percent of respondents say they see “a great deal”...
US Parents’ Worry Spikes as School Year Nears

US Parents’ Worry Spikes as School Year Nears

The number of U.S. parents wanting in-person schooling for their children in the fall is decreasing, while worry about children contracting COVID-19 is growing, according to a Gallup report published Aug. 3. Only 36% of all parents currently want full-time, in-person...