Public Life Advocate: The Tracker

Data of Interest



Compiled by Chad M. Gesser



* Finland, Denmark, and Sweden are among the nations perceived to have the most dependable public officials in the world. The United States is tied for 17th.



* 84 percent of Americans believe the Iraqi people will be better off without Saddam Hussein.



* 70 percent of Jordanians believe the Iraqi people will be worse off without Saddam Hussein.



* Holding a favorable image of the United States has plummeted 40 percent from 1999-2004 amongst residents in Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, Russia, and Turkey.



* 58 percent of Americans believe that community problems are too big for individuals to solve alone.



* 90 percent of United States citizens say that working with others to solve problems takes more time but gets better results in the long run.



* 74 percent of United States citizens view the quality of life in their community as excellent or good. However, whites are twice as likely as African-Americans to view their community as offering an excellent quality of life.



* 40 percent of working adults (54 million Americans) say they have gotten together with co-workers to sponsor a food-drive, walk-a-thon, or other type of community activity in the past 12 months.



* 87 percent of Republicans believe George W. Bush is a uniter.



* 81 percent of Democrats believe George W. Bush is a divider.



To read the hard copy of The Tracker, visit the Public Life Foundation and the Public Life Advocate.

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