Category Archives: Europe

10 key takeaways about public opinion in Europe 30 years after the fall of communism

Jacob Poushter of Pew Research – 1. On balance, people across the former Soviet bloc nations approve of the changeover to a multiparty electoral system and free market economy. 2. In Central and Eastern Europe, there have been dramatic increases … Continue reading

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Review of 2019 and Preview for 2020: the Final Combat of Western Hegemonism

Paul Schmutz Schaller for the Saker Blog – The world situation is changing very fast and one needs to make an effort in order to keep pace with the events. The end of a year is a welcome opportunity for … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Middle East, United States

How European and U.S. unauthorized immigrant populations compare

Phillip Connor, Jeffrey S. Passel and Jens Manuel Krogstad of Pew Research Center – Europe and the United States are major destinations for the world’s immigrants. In both places, debates about immigration policy have focused on what to do with … Continue reading

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European Public Opinion Three Decades After the Fall of Communism

Most embrace democracy and the EU, but many worry about the political and economic future Richard Wike, Jacob Poushter, Laura Silver, Kat Devlin, Janell Fetterolf, Alexandra Castillo and Christine Huang of Pew Research – Thirty years ago, a wave of … Continue reading

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Where Americans and Europeans agree – and differ – in the values they see as important

Laura Silver of Pew Research – How are American attitudes similar to or different from those measured in Europe? Are Americans more individualistic than their European counterparts? More religious? Do they value different things in politics? Continue…

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