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December 15, 2021

62% Say Christmas Is Too Commercialized

A religious holiday has become an occasion for shopping sales and watching holiday specials on TV, and nearly half of Americans think stores start the Christmas season too soon.

December 9, 2021

Most Americans Will Have a Christmas Tree This Year

Although fewer Americans plan to decorate their homes for the holidays this year, nearly three-quarters will have a Christmas tree.

December 7, 2021

Americans Expect to Spend Less on Holiday Shopping

More than half of Americans have already begun their holiday shopping, but less than a quarter plan to spend more on gifts this year.

December 6, 2021

Most Americans Worried Others Use Credit Cards Too Much

With the holiday shopping season underway, most Americans believe they've got their own credit card spending under control, but are concerned that other people are less responsible.

December 3, 2021

Space Tourism? Most Americans Not Interested

Even if they could afford it, fewer than a third of Americans would take a space trip on a commercial flight, and most don’t think they’ll ever go to space.

December 2, 2021

COVID-19: Most Americans Won’t Let It Affect Holiday Plans

With the Omicron variant of COVID-19 making headlines, most Americans are worried about another pandemic surge, but don’t expect it to impact their plans for the holiday season.

November 26, 2021

More Americans Plan Black Friday Shopping This Year

The number of Americans who expect to visit stores to take advantage of Black Friday prices is up this year, and most haven’t let concerns about COVID-19 affect their shopping plans.

November 25, 2021

Americans Have Reasons To Give Thanks

Four out of five Americans say they have a lot to be thankful for this holiday.

November 24, 2021

73% Think Media Cover Celebrities Too Much

If you don’t watch award shows, don’t care what’s happening on “The Bachelorette,” and don’t want to know who is divorcing whom in Hollywood, you’re not alone – most Americans are sick of celebrity news.

November 18, 2021

COVID-19 Won’t Affect Thanksgiving Plans for Most Americans

Nearly four out of five Americans will gather together for Thanksgiving and most haven’t let the COVID-19 pandemic change their plans for this year’s holiday.

November 5, 2021

Cryptocurrency Investors Expect Big Gains

The market for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is soaring, and the chance to get rich is the main selling point for investors.

November 4, 2021

Support Grows for Legalizing Marijuana

A growing majority of Americans believe that the United States should legalize marijuana nationwide.

October 29, 2021

Americans Say Let Kids Celebrate Halloween At School

Most Americans don’t think Halloween is a very important holiday, but they’re fine with letting children celebrate it at school.

October 28, 2021

‘Phony’ Issues? Americans Say Parents Should Be Concerned About Schools

Most Americans believe parents are right to be concerned about controversial teaching in public schools, and reject the claim that these are “phony” issues.

October 27, 2021

Only 2% of Americans Consider Themselves Wealthy

Most Americans identify as middle class and, even at the highest income levels, only one-fifth consider themselves wealthy.

October 21, 2021

COVID-19: Americans Divided Over Vaccine Mandates for Cops, Firefighters

While most Americans believe that doctors and nurses should be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19, they’re evenly divided over whether such mandates should include police officers and firefighters.

October 15, 2021

Halloween Season? Most Americans Are Already Celebrating

October 31 is more than two weeks away, but already many Americans are celebrating Halloween and a majority now see it as a month-long season of spooky stuff.

October 13, 2021

College Sports Programs Have Too Much Power, Most Say

College football fans pack stadiums every Saturday, and millions more watch on TV, but most Americans think big-time sports have too much influence on campus.

October 13, 2021

Parent School Protests Protected By First Amendment, Most Voters Agree

The federal Department of Justice is investigating alleged threats against local school officials, but most voters agree that recent parent protests are “clearly protected by the First Amendment.”

October 12, 2021

Most Americans Agree Dr. Fauci Has ‘Lost Credibility’

More than 18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government’s leading expect on the virus has lost credibility and a plurality of Americans now have a negative opinion of Dr. Anthony Fauci.