Feb 27, 2020 - World

Faith in government plummets around the world

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U.S.-German ties look rosy from America, broken from Germany

Americans tend to think the U.S. relationship with Germany is going just fine. Germans do not, according to a Pew survey.

Go deeperArrowMar 10, 2020 - World

The risks of coronavirus in Trump country

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

The demographics, work patterns and media habits of President Trump's base are putting many of his supporters at elevated risk for the health and economic impacts of coronavirus.

Why it matters: National surveys, including the Axios-Ipsos Coronavirus Index, found that Republicans and Midwesterners have been more likely to respond with less urgency than Americans who identify as Democrats or live in coastal centers.

Go deeperArrowUpdated Mar 20, 2020 - Politics & Policy

America's dwindling executions

The Trump administration wants to reboot federal executions, pointing to a 16-year lapse, but Pew Research reports the government has only executed three people since 1963.

The big picture: Nearly all executions in the U.S. are done by states. Even those have been steadily dropping for two decades, per the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) — marking a downward trend for all executions in the country.