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16/8/19: Post-Millennials and the falling trust in institutions of coercion

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A neat chart from Pew Research highlighting shifting demographics behind the changing trends in the U.S. public trust in core institutions: Source: https://www.people-press.org/2019/07/22/how-americans-see-problems-of-trust/Overall, the generational shift is in the direction of younger GenZ putting more trust in scientists and academics, as well as journalists, compared to previous generations; and less trust in military, police, religious leaders and business leaders. Notably, elected officials have pretty much low trust across all three key demographics.

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A neat chart from Pew Research highlighting shifting demographics behind the changing trends in the U.S. public trust in core institutions:

16/8/19: Post-Millennials and the falling trust in institutions of coercion
Source: https://www.people-press.org/2019/07/22/how-americans-see-problems-of-trust/

Overall, the generational shift is in the direction of younger GenZ putting more trust in scientists and academics, as well as journalists, compared to previous generations; and less trust in military, police, religious leaders and business leaders. Notably, elected officials have pretty much low trust across all three key demographics.

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