Problems like COVID-19, immigration and climate change may dominate headlines, but most Americans have a positive view of their own lives.
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Most Americans don’t approve of a new State Department policy allowing people to change the gender identity on their passport without documentation.
Most Americans see Hollywood as dominated by liberal politics, and barely one in four view the entertainment business as a positive influence.
Violent crime has surged in the past two years, but Americans are less likely than ever to blame violent movies and video games.
What’s the right age for a child to have their own cell phone? Almost half of Americans think middle school is about right, but more than two-thirds agree that age 16 is appropriate.
Nearly half of Americans expect to take a vacation this summer, after the COVID-19 pandemic ruined vacation plans last year.
Using digital technology to find love has grown in popularity, but still less than a third of American view online dating apps favorably.
Nearly half of Americans watch videos on TikTok, but a majority worry that the popular app is a risk to user privacy.
Most Americans have never seen a UFO and don’t think mysterious space objects are a threat to our national security, but they do believe intelligent life exists on other planets.
Most Americans consider themselves religious and believe in an afterlife, but both views have significantly declined among those under 40.
Online streaming services have grown increasingly popular and more than two-thirds of Americans are now streaming movies and TV programs at home.
In the wake of the hacking attack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline, most Americans are worried about threats to the nation’s computer network.
Denunciations of our nation’s past haven’t made much headway with most Americans, who are still proud of their country’s history, but that pride is unevenly distributed along party lines.
After a data breach exposed Facebook users’ information, most Americans trust social media companies less than they do online retailers.
About a third of Americans are thinking about getting a new car this year, and many say they are driving less.
As the U.S. Senate considers legislation that would revamp America’s election laws, voters still overwhelmingly support laws requiring that voters show identification before casting a ballot.
Can employers require workers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus? At least one lawsuit has already been filed against such a workplace requirement, and Americans aren’t sure employers should be able to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory.
Amid concerns about schools reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans overwhelmingly consider teaching an important job, but most wouldn’t want to do it.
President Biden has promised billions of dollars in new federal spending to fight homelessness, but most Americans believe the problem is primarily a responsibility of state and local governments.
According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 42% of Americans are obese, but a much lower percentage actually consider themselves overweight.