| Main |

Poll: Hope for future generations in US plunges to a record low!

U.S. Capitol.
Credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP via AOL

Hope for future generations in US plunges to a record low, new poll finds

From The Miami Herald via AOL:

The share of Americans who think that younger generations will have better lives than their parents is at its lowest level in nearly three decades, according to a new poll.

The decline in recent years has largely been driven by dwindling optimism among Republicans and right-leaning independents, the results show.

About 42% of American adults believe it is very or somewhat likely that today’s youth will attain a “better living standard, better homes, a better education and so on,” marking an 18-percentage point decrease since 2019 and tying 2011 for the lowest level of optimism on record since pollsters began researching the topic., according to a new Gallup poll.

The poll, conducted in the first half of September, surveyed 812 adults living in all 50 states, and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points. Gallup has been assessing American optimism about future generations since 2008, following a similar poll from The New York Times and CBS News that ran from 1995 to 2003.

And this:

+ The Washington Post: Climate warming methane emissions rising faster than ever, study says

Posted by Steve on October 28, 2022 at 12:01 am | Permalink

Post a comment

No comments yet. You should be kind and add one!

By submitting a comment you grant Yelm Community Blog a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attribution. Inappropriate and irrelevant comments will be removed at an admin’s discretion. Your email is used for verification purposes only, it will never be shared.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Categories

Archives

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com