Approval of Labor Unions at Highest Point Since 1965

68% approve of labor unions, highest since 1965 90% of Democrats, 47% of Republicans approve of unions Labor union membership remains steady at 9% of U.S. adults Sixty-eight percent of Americans approve of labor unions. Though statistically similar to last year’s 65%, the current reading is the highest Gallup has measured since 71% in 1965.Continue reading “Approval of Labor Unions at Highest Point Since 1965”

Expert fears partisan actors may replace election workers who quit over threats – PBS NewsHour

It may be election day in 2021, but the attacks on the democratic process during the 2020 election had ripple effects that are still being felt. The latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll this week found that 81% of American adults believe the future of U.S. democracy is under serious threat. Tammy Patrick, senior advisor The DemocracyContinue reading “Expert fears partisan actors may replace election workers who quit over threats – PBS NewsHour”

Glenn Beck Promotes ‘National Divorce’ On BlazeTV Show

In an Oct. 13, 2021 segment for his BlazeTV show, right-wing radio host Glenn Beck promoted the idea of a “national divorce,” in which right-leaning states secede and form their own country. During the segment, Beck suggested a “national divorce” may be the only solution while simultaneously claiming he opposes it. Beck summarized all theContinue reading “Glenn Beck Promotes ‘National Divorce’ On BlazeTV Show”

Most Canadians support health-care workers refusing treatment to threatening, disrespectful unvaccinated patients: Nanos survey

Nearly two-thirds of Canadians say they support health-care workers refusing treatment to threatening or disrespectful patients who are unvaccinated against COVID-19, according to a new survey from Nanos Research. The poll, conducted by Nanos Research and sponsored by CTV News, found that 40 per cent of Canadians support and 24 per cent somewhat support health-careContinue reading “Most Canadians support health-care workers refusing treatment to threatening, disrespectful unvaccinated patients: Nanos survey”

84% of Trump voters say US discriminates against white people

Supporters of Joe Biden prioritise social justice concerns, but for Trump voters, immigration is top issue, survey says A large number of Donald Trump supporters worry about the fate of Christianity and discrimination against white Americans, according to a new survey. At least 84 per cent of the surveyed Trump supporters “worry that discrimination against whites will increase significantly inContinue reading “84% of Trump voters say US discriminates against white people”

Majority of Trump Voters Want to Split the Nation Into ‘Red’ and ‘Blue’ Halves

A majority of Trump voters want to split the country into red and blue halves, according to a new poll conducted by the University of Virginia’s (UVA) nonpartisan Center for Politics. Roughly 52 percent of people who voted for Republican former President Donald Trump either “somewhat agree” or “strongly agree” that it’s time to split the country,Continue reading “Majority of Trump Voters Want to Split the Nation Into ‘Red’ and ‘Blue’ Halves”

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59% of GOP Voters Say ‘Believing’ Trump Won 2020 ‘Important’ to Being a Republican: Poll

As former President Donald Trump and his allies continue to push false claims that the 2020 election was stolen by Democrats, most Republicans now think supporting Trump’s claim that he won to be a crucial part of their own partisan identity, according to a new poll. In a new CNN poll released Sunday, 59 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents say thatContinue reading “59% of GOP Voters Say ‘Believing’ Trump Won 2020 ‘Important’ to Being a Republican: Poll”

Survey Shows People No Longer Believe Working Hard Will Lead To A Better Life

A growing sense of inequality is undermining trust in both society’s institutions and capitalism, according to a long-running global survey. The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer – now in its 20th year – has found many people no longer believe working hard will give them a better life. Despite strong economic performance, a majority of respondents inContinue reading “Survey Shows People No Longer Believe Working Hard Will Lead To A Better Life”

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