Declining Trust in Government Correlated With Falling Poverty Rate Before 1990; The Reverse After

At least, that’s what I would have put if I had been in charge of titling this graph:

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-This is from Pew’s 15 most important findings of the year, including the strength of Facebook and Instagram, the rapid rise of the percentage of the world population which is Muslim, and huge gaps between the scientific community and the general public on anthropogenic climate change, evolution, animal testing, and most especially GMOs.

Author: pithom

An atheist with an interest in the history of the ancient Near East. Author of the Against Jebel al-Lawz Wordpress blog.

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