The Gallup Podcast
Summary: 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.
Eighteen years after the attacks on 9/11, how did the geopolitical forces behind the attacks take shape? Gallup Senior Adviser George Friedman joins the podcast to discuss his analyses of the pre- and post-9/11 events that shaped the U.S. and the world. What does Friedman view as the most important global events to watch for in the future?
Gallup Chairman and CEO Jim Clifton gives his take on the Business Roundtable’s recent statement on corporations’ purpose. Clifton discusses Gallup findings on what makes a company successful and why investing in your workers is critical to a company’s growth.
Gallup finds that Americans are opposed to admitting Washington, D.C., as a U.S. state. But the district’s delegate in Congress remains steadfast in her 28-year mission for statehood. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton joins the podcast to explain why she feels the district needs to become a state, how she’s been able to work across the aisle and what she’s learned in nearly three decades on the Hill.
Andrew Young -- former U.S. congressman, mayor of Atlanta, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. and ally of Martin Luther King Jr. -- joins the podcast to discuss his life and career.
Gallup has polled on LGBT issues since 1977 -- and some of its findings have marked the largest shifts in U.S. public opinion Gallup has recorded. LGBT activist Cleve Jones joins the podcast to provide context to Gallup’s earliest findings, and discusses how Americans’ views have changed in the decades since.
Peter Georgescu’s story -- as a refugee, political prisoner and later, the CEO of an iconic American company -- has shaped his views on capitalism. What does Georgescu think needs to be done to fix capitalism in the U.S.? And where do socialist ideas fit into his view?
How do residents in fragile communities view law enforcement and the legal system? Do they feel that people like them are treated fairly? Gerard Robinson, executive director of the Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO), joins the podcast to discuss the findings of “The State of Opportunity in America,” the latest report from Gallup and CAO. Later, Delaware Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester talks about her bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation. Can Republicans and Democrats come together on this issue in a polarized political environment?
What is the emotional temperature of the world? Where in the world are people experiencing the most positive emotions -- and which countries experience the most negative ones? Gallup Global Managing Partner Jon Clifton breaks down the findings from Gallup’s latest annual Global Emotions Report.
The world is watching as India’s massive election takes place -- but what is it like to observe the race on the ground? How does India manage voting in a country of more than 1.3 billion? Lauren Frayer, NPR’s India correspondent, joins the podcast to discuss the identity politics that are shaping Indian politics and more.
As voting continues in the election in the world’s largest democracy, how many Indians approve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership as he seeks re-election? CNN’s Fareed Zakaria joins the podcast to discuss the religious and historical factors that are playing out in India’s political landscape.
Non-college-educated whites’ affinity for the Republican Party was growing even before the rise of Donald Trump’s political career -- and it has grown stronger since, according to Gallup Poll Senior Editor Jeff Jones’ latest analysis. Jones joins the podcast to discuss what this means, and later, The Washington Post’s national correspondent Philip Bump unpacks these and other Gallup findings.
As abuse scandals continue to roil the Roman Catholic Church, Gallup finds that more than one in three American Catholics say they have considered leaving the church. Simone Campbell, a Roman Catholic sister and executive director of NETWORK, joins the podcast to give context to Gallup’s findings on confidence in church leadership and how Catholics are responding to the ongoing scandals. What does Sister Simone see as promising signs on the horizon for the church? Later, we hear from Catholics themselves on their trust in the church and whether they’ve considered leaving.
How does the world view U.S. leadership? And how does it compare with the leadership of China, Russia and Germany? Gallup World Poll Managing Editor Julie Ray breaks down the findings from Gallup’s latest report, “Rating World Leaders.” Later, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks about why approval of U.S. leadership matters, and what these latest findings say about the global world order.
The Gallup Podcast returns with its new host, Gallup Editor-in-Chief Mohamed Younis. Younis and Gallup Senior Editor Lydia Saad dive into Gallup’s long-term trends on how the Democratic Party is changing, both politically and demographically. How have changes among white Democrats altered the party’s ideological tilt? Are Democrats more likely to identify as liberals? And where does socialism fit into modern Democrats’ ideology?
Dr. Frank Newport interviews Gallup's new Editor-in-Chief Mohamed Younis. The two talk about Dr. George Gallup and his founding mission for the company, their experiences at the nation's oldest polling firm, and their new roles at Gallup in 2019. After serving as editor in chief for 28 years, Newport is continuing with Gallup as a senior scientist.