Most Americans think Trump hasn’t done enough to fix opioid crisis

Most Americans think the opioid crisis has worsened in their communities and across the country, but few believe their own lives will be affected, according to a new poll from the PBS NewsHour and Marist Poll. … Whatever the solution, Americans don’t think the nation’s leaders are doing enough to […] Read more »

Support for Active Government Up

Half of Americans believe the government is doing too much that should be left to individuals and businesses in the U.S. Meanwhile, 45% — up from 41% in 2016 and an average of 39% during the eight years of Barack Obama’s presidency — want government to take a greater role […] Read more »

Among White Americans, Limits to Empathy for Poverty-Related Issues Run Along Class Lines

A survey released today by PRRI finds that white Americans’ support for policies to address poverty is limited in different ways by education level—by perceived social distance to racial minorities among non-college-educated whites and by lower commitments to equal opportunity among college-educated whites. The survey was conducted by PRRI, a […] Read more »

New Research Exposes Why Competition in U.S. Politics Industry is Failing America

At a time of high dissatisfaction and distrust with the U.S. political system, Katherine M. Gehl and Michael E. Porter today released new research that illuminates the root causes of why competition in politics is failing to serve the public interest. It is delivering gridlock and partisan divisions, not solutions […] Read more »