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A podcast with Mohamed Younis, Gallup Editor-in-Chief, on what the world’s citizens think about the most pressing issues, and how leaders can use the wisdom of the people to make more informed decisions.

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    • 4.4 • 34 Ratings

A podcast with Mohamed Younis, Gallup Editor-in-Chief, on what the world’s citizens think about the most pressing issues, and how leaders can use the wisdom of the people to make more informed decisions.

    What's Driving Record-Low Trust in News Media?

    What's Driving Record-Low Trust in News Media?

    Americans' confidence in media has fallen to record lows. There are critiques aplenty of the media, but what does the conversation about declining trust often miss? And was there really ever a “golden era” of journalism? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Wesley Lowery joins the podcast to discuss.

    • 35 min
    Dahlia Lithwick on the Supreme Court's Legitimacy Crisis

    Dahlia Lithwick on the Supreme Court's Legitimacy Crisis

    Confidence in the U.S. Supreme Court is at a record low, but should the court care about its public image? Dahlia Lithwick -- senior legal correspondent at Slate, host of the podcast "Amicus" and author of the upcoming book Lady Justice: Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America -- joins the podcast to discuss.

    • 22 min
    Lebanon's Convergence of Crises

    Lebanon's Convergence of Crises

    As the two-year anniversary of one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history approaches, how do Lebanese adults feel about their justice system and how this case is being dealt with? “The challenges that Lebanon is facing are more than any one country can handle,” says Kim Ghattas, who joins the podcast to discuss the multiple crises that people in Lebanon are enduring.

    • 20 min
    The Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Institutions

    The Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Institutions

    Public confidence in U.S. institutions is down to a new low in Gallup’s trend spanning more than four decades. Which institutions have lost the most confidence -- and are there others that remain largely trusted by the public? Confidence in institutions is the “glue that keeps society together,” says Gallup senior editor Jeff Jones, who joins the podcast to discuss the latest findings.

    • 17 min
    What Comes After This 'Pivotal Moment' in U.S. Housing?

    What Comes After This 'Pivotal Moment' in U.S. Housing?

    Two years of a booming U.S. housing market have brought great wealth to many, while others are now locked out or unsure about their next steps. Are there similarities to the housing bubble of the 2000s -- or are these new, uncharted waters? Dr. Len Kiefer, deputy chief economist at Freddie Mac, joins the podcast to discuss the factors that led to the current state of the market. He also shares what to watch for in the future and offers advice to prospective homebuyers.

    • 20 min
    Are U.S. Labor Unions Making a Comeback?

    Are U.S. Labor Unions Making a Comeback?

    Organized labor in the U.S. is having an “exciting and interesting moment.” How much of a factor has the pandemic played in its resurgence? What factors should employees consider when voting to unionize? And how are companies reacting to labor organization efforts? Dr. Thomas A. Kochan, Post-Tenure George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a faculty member in the MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research, and Dr. Harry C. Katz, Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining and Director of the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution at Cornell University, join the podcast to offer their expert insights.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Ruby in the Chi ,

Data and Stories

This podcast highlights Gallup’s latest research findings, and incorporates stories to bring them to life. A “must listen” in my podcast line up!

William Conrad ,

Excellent Podcast by Gallup!

This is an amazing podcast! If you want to know what American are thinking, you need to listen to this show hosted by Frank Newport. Additionally, the sound and production is excellent.

Gabeygoop ,

Interesting but partisaned

Gallup (I thought) was supposed to be nonpartisan polling research. But it increasingly features experts who describe issues by citing causes and justifications only from the left. Not impartial enough content.

Interesting topics, and certainly not activist in tone, but also not a full picture.

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