Society’s trust in corporate leadership and political leadership is low.

  • Only 15% of Americans aged 18-29 believe “things in the nation are headed in the right direction”.
  • Only 1 country of 38 countries surveyed had a majority of people believing that representative democracy was the only way to govern a country. Only 44% of Canadians had this belief.  Sweden (at 52%) was the only country with a majority belief in democracy.
  • 80% of Canadian believe that “The elites who run our institutions are out of touch with regular people”.
  • 26% of Canadian believe a board of directors, 25% of Canadian believe a CEO.

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This document supports the discussion of  Why are values, morals, and ethics important?


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