Category Archives: Europe

How do European countries differ in religious commitment? Use the interactive map to find out

By Jonathan Evans and Chris Baronavski of Pew Research – Europeans generally are less religious than people in other parts of the world. But within Europe, there are sometimes sizable differences in levels of religious commitment, according to an analysis … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Religion

Trump’s International Ratings Remain Low, Especially Among Key Allies

By Richard Wike, Bruce Stokes, Jacob Poushter, Laura Silver, Janell Fetterolf and Kat Devlin of Pew Research Most still want U.S. as top global power, but see China on the rise. Fewer, especially in Europe, say U.S. respects individual liberty. … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Europe, United States

How Americans and Western Europeans compare on 4 key social and political issues

By Laura Silver of the Pew Research Center Majorities of Americans and Western Europeans see immigrants as beneficial to their economies rather than burdensome. A majority of Western Europeans support government regulation of business, but Americans are divided on whether … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Pew Research, Politics, United States, Women

A Warning From Europe: The Worst Is Yet to Come

By Anne Applebaum in the Atlantic Magazine Polarization. Conspiracy theories. Attacks on the free press. An obsession with loyalty. Recent events in the United States follow a pattern Europeans know all too well. Given the right conditions, any society can … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Europe, European Union, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Being Christian in Western Europe

The majority of Europe’s Christians are non-practicing, but they differ from religiously unaffiliated people in their views on God, attitudes toward Muslims and immigrants, and opinions about religion’s role in society From the Pew Research Center Western Europe, where Protestant … Continue reading

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