Magical Thinking on Coronavirus Put to the Test
With the virus now more widespread than ever, Americans are looking for more aggressive, centralized leadership to contain the crisis.
Half of Americans feel they now have more free time compared to before the pandemic
Concern about job security becoming more prevalent
Decision to reopen early in Arizona, Florida, Georgia and Texas backfires on state leadership; Americans increasingly skeptical of allowing businesses to reopen until the coronavirus is contained
NPR/Ipsos poll shows widespread concern for in-person teaching, enforcing social distancing
New Washington Post/Schar School poll by Ipsos finds that American parents supportive of local schools, but concerned about the coronavirus pandemic’s risk to their children