Category: society

All around the world, people’s lives are changing for ever because of the spread of a new disease: coronavirus.

Canvassy’s open, public poll lets you have your say and see how the rest of the world is reacting to the threat.

The first three questions (of nine in all) cover the effect of coronavirus on your country. Find out how your views compare with the rest of the world, below…

For each statement below please say how strongly you agree or disagree with it:

1. “The authorities in my country are taking strong-enough action to protect vulnerable people from dying of coronavirus.”
2. “The authorities in my country are taking strong-enough action to support businesses during the coronavirus outbreak.”
3. “I expect to lose my job because of the coronavirus outbreak.”

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Welcome to part two of our open, public coronavirus poll. (Part 1 here)

Billions of people have been ordered to stay at home, self isolate, change their shopping habits and stay away from friends and family.

These measures vary country-by-country. Do you expect to have your personal freedoms curtailed because of the virus?

Have your say and compare your outlook with the rest of the world, below…

For each statement below please say how strongly you agree or disagree with it:

1. “I expect to have to cancel at least one international trip this year because of coronavirus.”
2. “I expect to have to spend time working from home specifically because of coronavirus in the next month.”
3. “I expect to have to self-isolate in my own home for at least seven days because of coronavirus, starting within the next month.”

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This is the third and final part of our open, public coronavirus poll. (Part 1 here)

The idea of catching coronavirus is scary for some, but others are more relaxed about it.

How do you feel about the threat? And do you expect to catch it, or for family and friends to? Compare your outlook with the rest of the world in our open, public poll, below…

How likely do you consider each of the outcomes listed below. Please rate each from ‘highly likely’ to ‘highly unlikely’:

1. “I will contract coronavirus within the next month.”
2. “A member of my family, a friend or work colleague will contract coronavirus within the next month.”
3. “A member of my family, a friend or work colleague will die from coronavirus within the next month.”

When you click 'Vote' you'll be asked to register to see the results this time round. It takes two clicks! But, of course, you are free to choose.

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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.”

When you click 'Vote' you'll be asked to register to see the results this time round. It takes two clicks! But, of course, you are free to choose.

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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?

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

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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