Nearly half of U.S. adults (45%) have stopped talking with someone about political news. This includes 41% of Rep/Lean Rep and 50% of Dem/Lean Dem. It includes 34% of Hispanics, 37% of African Americans and 50% of whites. [Pew 2/5/2020]
Caesar salad was first served at Caesar’s Restaurant and Bar in Tijuana in 1924. The salad has endured on menus for close to 100 years thanks to the wonders of its creamy dressing. [Quartz Daily Obsession]
54% of Americans are very/somewhat positive about capitalism, while 18% are somewhat/very negative about capitalism.
19% of Americans are very/somewhat positive toward socialism, while 53% are very/somewhat negative about socialism. [NBC/WSJ poll 1/29/2020]
“To what extent does each term describe how you feel about the current state of politics and issues in the country?”
|Looking for reliable sources of accurate information about what is
happening in politics
|Wanting to tune it all out||24%||21%||25%||25%|
|[WG Discussion Points 2/14/20]|
Americans spent $264.6 billion on physical activity in 2018.
$37 billion on fitness classes
$58 billion on sports and other recreation
$117 billion in footwear and apparel
$37.5 billion on supplies
$10 billion on mindfulness
$8.1 billion on technology
When voting, Americans trust paper more than they trust technology.
|Voting machines that provide paper receipts||71%|
|Paper ballots scanned in a machine||68%|
|Paper ballots hand counted||57%|
|Paper ballots mailed in||47%|
|Voting machines that do not provide receipts||33%|
|Votes cast online||30%|
|Votes cast thru mobile apps||22%|
|[Morning Consult 2/15/20]|
The following are the things that Americans say cause significant stress.
|Current political climate||62%|
|2020 presidential election||56%|
Do corporations in the United States have too much power?
|Too much power||Right amount of power||Too little power|
Do corporations in the United States make too much profit?
|Make too much profit||Make fair and reasonable amount of profit