Category: society

This is the last part of our 3-part poll on engagement. (Part one here)

Do you expect the world to change for the better, or worse? How confident are you in society’s ability to improve, reduce inequality, and raise standards of living?

Find out how your views compare with the world, below…

What are your expectations for the next ten years? Please say how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements:

1. “I expect standards of living to rise for most people in my country in the next ten years.”
2. “I expect inequality of wealth (or the gap between rich and poor) in my country to decrease in the next ten years.”
3. “I personally expect to enjoy a higher standard of living throughout my life than my own parents did through theirs.”

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Welcome to our second poll examining how engaged the world is. (Part one here)

Millions of people depend on the work of charities for their well-being.

So should we all support charitable work? How engaged are you? And is charity the right way to organise care?

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For each of the statements below please pick the one closest to how you feel, even if it's not absolutely precise:

1. Which of these statements most closely describes how you feel about giving money to charity?
2. Which of these statements most closely describes how you feel about the work of charities, domestically and abroad?
3. How about you? What is your personal engagement with charity? Again, please choose the statement which most closely describes you:

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3-question poll, 2 minutes: The Chinese government is battling a new ‘coronavirus‘ which spread from animals to humans in the city of Wuhan around New Year 2020. And governments around the world are also contemplating their response to the outbreak. How do you feel about the spread of the disease? Are authorities doing enough? Can you get hold of good information about the coronavirus? And how concerned are you? Find out how your views compare with the world, below.

For each of the three questions below please pick the answer that most closely matches how you feel about the recently-identified coronavirus:

1. Do you feel confident that the authorities are taking strong enough action to protect the public from the coronavirus?
2. How easy is it to find information about the coronavirus?
3. How worried are you about the spread of the coronavirus?

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The average undergraduate US college student racks up around $30,000 in debt during their degree. Do you believe it’s worth it? Have your say…

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We all know that most New Year’s resolutions are broken by the end of the first week of January. Sometimes, however, one might stick – and could be the start of a great new chapter. How many of us is that true for? Have your say below and let’s find out…

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Across the world, deference for professions has been dwindling over the years, but some professions do still command respect. Which ones though? Have your say…

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With less than a week to go until Christmas, answer these ten questions to find out how your festive spirit compares to the rest of the country. We’ll buy a ‘Help a Hound Feel Healthy’ gift from the Dog’s Trust on behalf of one winning survey participant.

The Dogs Trust says this gift is, “A 5 star check-up by our vet experts and will help one of our dogs get back on four paws again”. Full gift description here. Competition terms here.

1. Register to enter the competition and view poll results immediately when you vote:

2. Take the poll and view results immediately (if you’ve registered):

Please say whether you agree or disagree with the following statements:

1. I am looking forward to Christmas.
2. Christmas is an important time for the family.
3. Christmas is an important spiritual time for me.
4. I feel lonely at Christmas.
5. My Christmas shopping is well planned and organised.

Three questions on your Christmas activities:

6. Which of the following will you be doing this Christmas...?
7. And which of these do you think you will do this Christmas...?
8. How much, in total, do you think you will spend on presents, this Christmas? (£, $ or €))

Finally, two questions about the Christmas story:

9. How many wise men visited Mary after the birth of Jesus, bearing gifts for the new baby?
10. In the Christmas story, Mary is accompanied to Bethlehem by her husband Joseph. Can you tell me Joseph's occupation? Was he...?

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