Public Opinion Two Decades After the Fall of the Berlin Wall
End of Communism Cheered but Now with More Reservations
Publics of former Iron Curtain countries generally look back approvingly at the collapse of communism. Majorities in most former Soviet republics and Eastern European countries endorse the emergence of democracy and capitalism. However, the initial enthusiasm about these changes has dimmed in most of the countries surveyed.
Highlights from 2009 Pulse of Europe Survey
A Slideshow Presentation with commentary by Andrew Kohut
The Global Middle Class
Views on Democracy, Religion, Values, and Life Satisfaction in Emerging Nations